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Non Phthalate FAQ's

Product Features

The ClearFLEX 70NP non-phthalate tubing products are made from a 70 durometer flexible PVC compound that is bovine-free and formulated with a unique non-DEHP, non-phthalate plasticizer for use in food and beverage applications, the transfer of milk products and medical devices where the presence of phthalates is undesirable.  The ingredients in this compound allow distributors and end users to market its use not only in the USA but also in Europe to comply with REACH, RoHS and Proposition 65 regulations.

ClearFLEX 70NP Non-Phthalate PVC

For Food and Beverage Processing plus Laboratory, Medical and Pharmaceutical Applications
  • Complies with FDA CFR 21 for food packaging
  • Complies with USP Class VI, NSF-51 and USDA standards
  • Non-toxic
  • Will not impart taste or odors
  • Flexible and easy to install and fit around corners – minimizes couplings
  • Glass-like clarity for visual inspection and flow control
  • Meets RoHS, REACH, and Proposition 65 requirements

Typical Applications

  • General Laboratory
  • Transfer of foods, beverages, syrups, cooking oils, flavor extracts and preservatives
  • Transfer of raw milk and milk products
  • Blood transfer lines and other medical devices
  • Pharmaceutical production and dispensing
  • Brewing & Vinification production and dispensing 
  • Vitamins & Supplement production and dispensing
  • Applications where non-Phthalate tubing is required

Specifications

ClearFLEX 70NP tubing is a non-phthalate PVC offering. Many competitors list their tubing as Phthalate Free inaccurately. They use a compound that is made from ingredients that do not contain phthalates just as we do. However, when tested, many “phthalate-free” products do contain trace amounts of phthalates. To say that your product is phthalate free would require your tubing, once tested to contain zero phthalates. That is why we state that our tubing is non-phthalate, which means that there are <1,000 parts per million. All ClearFLEX 70NP tubing products offer the following:
  • Acceptable for food contact by the following standard: Every substance selected to formulate the items below is either “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS), prior-sanctioned, subject to an effective Food Contact Notification (FCN), subject to a Threshold of Regulation (TOR) exemption, or identified on one or more following sections of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): 181.5, 181.27, 178.2010, 172.860, 174.5
  • NSF-51 certified
  • Meets the requirements of the U.S. Pharmacopoeia Class VI Biological Tests for Plastics
  • Meets ISO 10993 requirements
  • RoHS compliant tubing
  • REACH compliant tubing
  • Proposition 65 compliant tubing

Chemical Resistance

Ratings for ideal conditions 73°F / 25°C
Strong Mineral Acids
Fair
Organic Acids
Good
Weak Acids
Excellent
Bases - Weak
Excellent
Bases - Strong
Good
Solvents
Not Recommended

Size Chart & Physical Properties

Size Chart
Catalog Number
Id Size In.
Od Size In.
Wall
Operating Pressure PSIG 73°F
Case Qty. Ft.
8870-4170
1/16
1/8
1/32
66
100
8870-4220
3/32
5/32
1/32
56
100
8870-4245
1/8
1/4
1/16
68
100
8870-4295
3/16
5/16
1/16
54
100
8870-4335
1/4
3/8
1/16
46
100
8870-4345
1/4
1/2
1/8
70
100
8870-4390
5/16
7/16
1/16
40
100
8870-4400
5/16
9/16
1/8
62
100
8870-4430
3/8
1/2
1/16
34
100
8870-4440
3/8
5/8
1/8
69
100
8870-4505
1/2
5/8
1/16
28
100
8870-4510
1/2
11/16
3/32
38
100
8870-4515
1/2
3/4
1/8
44
100
8870-4570
5/8
7/8
1/8
38
100
8870-2605
3/4
1
1/8
34
50
8870-2675
1
1-1/4
1/8
28
50
8870-2685
1
1-3/8
3/16
38
50
8870-2690
1
1-1/2
1/4
44
50
8870-2710
1-1/4
1-1/2
1/8
24
50
8870-2715
1-1/4
1-5/8
3/16
34
50
8870-2750
1-1/2
1-7/8
3/16
28
50
8870-2755
1-1/2
2
1/4
35
50
8870-2790
2
2-1/2
1/4
28
50
Physical Properties
Properties
ASTM Method
Value Rating
Hardness; Shore A (+/-5)
D2240
70
Vacuum
Not Recommended
Operating temperature range
 
-10° - 175°F
Maximum Working Pressure
 
73°F / 47PSI 125° / 23PSI
Testing Size
1/4"ID x 1/16"W
Clarity
Glass-Like 
Odor
Slight
Taste
None
Specific Gravity; g/cm³
D792
1.19
Tensile Strength; psi
D638
2425
Ultimate Elongation; %
D638
400
Flame Resistance
D746
-31
* The above is accurate to the best of the Company’s knowledge, however, these are typical values and should not be used as a certification. All materials should be tested for suitability in their intended use.