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  1. ILC Dover
5 October 2009

ILC Dover Introduces Revolutionary New Contact Film

Frederica, DE – ILC Dover has announced the introduction of a new permanent antistat contact film – ArmorFlex® 114. The rugged ArmorFlex family of films has been the recognized gold standard for materials of contact within the pharmaceutical industry since 1997.

ILC Dover’s ArmorFlex 104 and ArmorFlex 110 have been used by pharmaceutical manufacturers around the world in a wide range of API and highly hazardous containment applications. These films are integral to the company’s DoverPac® containment systems product line.

To address emerging global food contact regulations ILC Dover is continually developing advanced film solutions to support its flexible, disposable containment systems. “ArmorFlex 114 has resulted from extensive research and development and will provide another robust film choice for our pharmaceutical customers,” said Alan George, ILC Dover’s pharmaceutical product manager.

ArmorFlex 114 meets food contact, operational safety, and EP 3.1.3 in one monolayer film with a permanent, integral antistat and without the addition of secondary surface printing or coatings.

ArmorFlex 114 attributes:

  • Incorporates a permanent antistat
  • Has a food contact notification from the FDA
  • On the “Positive List” under 2002/72/EC and its amendments (including 2008/39/EC)
  • No animal-derived ingredients
  • Meets all of the test parameters of EP 3.1.3

While design characteristics may be identical to rigid stainless-steel isolators, flexible film aseptic isolators offer several advantages for careful consideration.
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