Healthcare & Medical
As the median age of the world’s population increases, the healthcare industry is challenged to develop more efficient, cost-effective treatments, procedures and medications. Experience in the world of health and pharma, our experts can help you synthesize, purify and formulate drugs, as well as develop and deliver cutting-edge medical equipment. At Dow, we provide solutions that help you reduce cost and time to market, extend product life-cycles, and focus on safety and efficacy to ultimately enable you to deliver better and more convenient treatments.
Whether your goal is to deliver medicines more efficiently throughout the body or to improve dialysis treatment, we work with you to define the challenge and deliver a unique solution, every time.
AB™ (2-Amino-1-butanol) is a primary amino alcohol used in the production of pharmaceutical intermediates.
Compact modules for receiving and storing innerlayer or rigid panels during printed wiring board manufacture.
- ACRYSOL™ Rheology Modifiers
ACRYSOL™ Rheology Modifiers offer low, mid and high shear solutions adaptable to changing shear rates while supporting specific formulation goals. ACRYSOL™ HASE and HEUR Rheology Modifers deliver specific benefits individually and, when used in combination, can facilitate unique performance properties that neither chemistry family can provide alone.
- Alkyl Alkanolamines
Used as emulsifying and dispersing agents in waxes and polishes.
- AMBERCHROM™ Polymeric Chromatography Media
Polymeric chromatography media for the purification of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals.
Cation exchange resins for the recovery, separation and purification of pharmaceutically active compounds
- AMBERLITE™ & DUOLITE™ Pharmaceutical Grade
For use as active ingredients and for controlled release, taste masking, drug stabilization and other excipient applications
- AMBERLITE™ & DUOLITE™ Pharmaceutical Grade Powdered Resins
Ion exchange powders for use as active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulation excipients.
- AMBERLITE™ and DOWEX™ Bioprocessing Resins & Adsorbents
Ion exchange resins and polymeric adsorbents for use in pharmaceutical processing and purification.
- AMBERLITE™ FPA
Strong and weak base, food grade anion exchange resins
- AMBERLITE™ FPC
Strong acid, food grade, cation exchange resins
- AMBERLITE™ XAD™
Extremely effective active antifungal agents
- ASPUN™ Fiber Grade Resins
Provide cloth-like haptics for nonwoven outer covers
Cleaners that are available to clean glass and mating surfaces in window replacement applications
BETAMATE™ structural adhesives are ideal for aluminum and steel applications, reducing fatigue and failure commonly found around spot welds and fasteners, seals against environmental conditions that cause corrosion and can improve acoustics.
Provides a low VOC (volatile organic content) biocide for the protection of industrial water-based products against harmful bacteria, yeasts and fungi.
- Chlorinated Organics
Chlorinated solvents and intermediates are used in refinery and petrochemical production applications to revitalize and regenerate catalysts.
- CONTINUUM™ Bimodal Polyethylene Resins
If you've been looking for pipe grade materials made of HDPE polyethylene resins that meet or exceed ASTM PE4710 standards, a MDPE polyethylene resin that meets or exceeds ASTM PE2708 standards or using a PE 100 resin for your NA applications, then look no further than the industry's leading line of resins for pipe from Dow.
- Coupling Precursors
Products for pharmaceutical applications
- DIVINYLBENZENE (DVB)
Polymer applications using divinylbenzene include enzyme and coenzyme immobilization
Prevents microbial contamination of laundry detergents, fabric softeners, dishwashing liquids, household and industrial cleaners.
- DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins
Well suited for a wide variety of applications in blown and cast film
- DOWTHERM™ Heat Transfer Fluids
DOWTHERM™, DOWFROST™ and DOWCAL™ Inhibited Glycol-based Heat Transfer Fluids are used to chill or freeze food and beverage products during processing
- DOW™ High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Resins
Provide toughness, rigidity and strength for many blow molding applications, film products, and extruded and injection molded items
- DOW™ Medical Packaging Films
Medical Packaging Films are flexible thermoformable multilayer coextruded films designed for use with either coated or uncoated lidding materials in the packaging of medical disposables.
- ELITE™ Enhanced Polyethylene (EPE) Resins
Provide single material solutions with an optimzed balance of sealability
The versatile family of ethanolamines (TEA) offers a broad spectrum of application opportunities.
Mono- and bis-amidoamines, imidazolines, and their mixtures made from several ethyleneamines are used in antistrip formulations and asphalt-in-water emulsions
An effective preservative for raw materials
- Heat Transfer Fluids
DOWTHERM™ Q Heat Transfer Fluid additive for waste heat recovery in oil applications.
- Infrared Materials
CVD zinc-based materials for use in optical applications
- INFUSE™ Olefin Block Copolymers
Customers can count on Dow to help them innovate and excel.
A derivative for drug intermediates in the manufacture of antihistamines, antimalarials, antitussives, antibiotics, local anesthetics, antidepessants, muscle relaxers, etc.
- OPTIM™ Glycerine
When quality matters, purity counts OPTIM™ Synthetic Glycerine can contribute to the consistency and stability of pharmaceuticals, thus to application safety and performance. For good human health.
- POLYOX™ Water Soluble Resins
- POLYOX™ Water-Soluble Resins
POLYOX™ Resins add emollient properties to personal care products – hair care products, creams, and lotions – to get the smooth, soft feel that consumers expect.
- Polypropylene Glycols and Copolymers
Skin conditioning agents, solvents, and surfactants/ emulsifiers for use in a wide range of formulations.
- PRIMENE™ Amines
Multi-functional family of tertiary alkyl primary amines
- Propylene Oxide
Used in a wide variety of end-use applications
- SARANEX™ Barrier Films
A family of unique, multi-layer barrier films
This system controls the release of the silver to avoid the discoloration and early silver exhaustion that are typical of other silver systems.
- TRIS AMINO Crystals
TRIS AMINO™ Crystals offers a technical grade TRIS AMINO for industrial applications, synthesis and processing.
- TRIS AMINO™ Buffer, Tris (hydroxymethyl) Aminomethane
TRIS AMINO™ Buffer is designed for life science applications where high-purity TRIS AMINO is required but USP/EP compliance is not needed
- TYRIN™ Chlorinated Polyethylene
TYRIN™ chlorinated polyethylene, a product of The Dow Chemical Company, offers excellent flexibility and resistance to ignition, chemicals, heat, low temperatures and weathering at a low overall system cost.
The UCONEX™ family of metalworking biocides consist of glutaraldehyde-based products which are extremely effective in controlling bacteria and fungi in aqueous metalworking fluids and heat transfer systems.
- UNIVAL™ High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Resins
Developed for blow molded bottles, drums and other industrial containers, UNIVAL™ High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Resins from The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) deliver excellent rigidity, superior stress crack resistance, high impact and melt strength, and moderate swell.
- VenPure Reducing Agents
Sodium Borohydride and Potassium Borohydride are by far the most abundantly used chemical reductants in large-scale synthesis of Fine Chemicals (Pharma, Agro, etc).
Effective in controlling metal ions in laundry soaps
- VERSENE™ Chelating Agents
Improves the performance of household, industrial and institutional cleaning products and increases cleaning stage effectiveness for all types of fabrics; creates equal brightness and more uniform tensile strength from the bleaching stages and more uniform dye colors in the dyeing stages.
- VERSIFY™ Plastomers and Elastomers
VERSIFY™ Plastomers and Elastomers are a versatile family of specialty propylene-ethylene copolymers produced with a revolutionary catalyst in combination with Dow’s proprietary INSITE™ Technology and Solution Process.
- ZinClear™ IM Zinc Oxide Dispersions
Full-spectrum UV absorber for use in sun care and daily wear products. (see Amerchol Corporation).