Note: “Damage” refers to significant changes that affect the physical properties; other effects like discoloration may occur at lower doses.
Gamma Sterilization of Elastomers
Information is for reference only. The suitability of a material for your project must be determined as part of the product development process.
|Nitrile||Fair||Discoloration is normal|
|Polychloroprene (Neoprene)||Good||Some discoloration. Aaromatic plasticizers improve stability.|
|Silicones||Good||Phenyl substituted materials are more stable than methyl silicones.|
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