Health & Hygiene Solutions

Dow Hygiene - Come Innovate with Us

Dow is an established global leader in the Health & Hygiene (H&H) industry and is strongly positioned to engage with brand owners to develop cost-efficient, innovative solutions that align with current and future industry trends. We believe our focus on innovation and building strong relationships with our customers will yield the best Health & Hygiene applications in the industry.

Plastics from Dow are used in a range of health and hygiene applications to help reduce bulk, provide better fit and softness, and promote skin health. Virtually all of the critical components in absorbent hygiene products such as baby diapers, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products benefit from Dow's broad product line and technical expertise.

For medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging, we have introduced DOW™ HEALTH+™ Polymers, a portfolio of high-performance polyolefin and engineered resins. Combined with the support of a dedicated team of experts and backed by a unique market commitment, DOW HEALTH+ Polymers meet the specific challenges facing healthcare providers and suppliers.

Dow is also developing technologies to deliver improved performance in medical drapes and gowns; household, personal and industrial wipes; as well as protective apparel and agricultural nonwovens.

Dow Elastomers' Healthcare & Hygiene segment offers a diverse range of products focused on providing a competitive advantage for manufacturers and brand owners within the healthcare and hygiene market.

We continually develop innovative solutions to help you differentiate your baby and adult diaper systems, and feminine hygiene products. These include body-conforming materials that offer enhanced convenience, cloth-like aesthetics and softness, skin health maintenance, and ultra-thin construction. Our healthcare applications include medical barriers and films that are revolutionizing products in the operating room.

Within the healthcare and hygiene market, Dow Elastomers is focused on the following key markets and applications.

Diapers

Diapers

Plastics from Dow are used to make all components of diapers.

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Feminine Hygiene

Today’s active women demand discretion, dry feel and breathability. Above all, they want comfort and confidence.

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Incontinence

What we’ve learned for diapers, we can aptly apply to adult incontinence products.

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Wipes

Wipes

At the forefront of trends, wipes grow with increasing attention to personal health and hygiene.

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