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  • noun polylactic acid


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  • But Abbott's new device, called Absorb, is made from a plastic-like material called polylactide that is commonly used in surgical sutures.

    Patients May Benefit From New Heart Device Jon Kamp 2011

  • The new Plantbottle is not like PLA polylactide which is biodegradable and truly environmentally friendly.

    avakesh 2009

  • Because of this, the Cereplast resin is combined with polylactide (PLA) from NatureWorks LLC.

    Green Toys Set to Launch Line of Bioplastic Toys 2007

  • Jim's Organic Coffee is the first coffee company using polylactide (PLA) resin in its bag.

    21 posts from September 2007 2007

  • Because of this, the Cereplast resin is combined with polylactide (PLA) from NatureWorks LLC.

    16 posts from August 2007 2007

  • Absorb is made of polylactide, a biocompatible material that is commonly used in medical implants such as resorbable sutures, which dissolve rather than having to be removed. 2011

  • VIVITROL is contraindicated in patients with acute hepatitis or liver failure, patients receiving opioid analgesics, patients with current physiologic opioid dependence, patients in acute opioid withdrawal, any individual who has failed the naloxone challenge test or has a positive urine screen for opioids, and in patients who have previously exhibited hypersensitivity to naltrexone, polylactide-co-glycolide PLG, carboxymethylcellulose or any other components of the diluent.

    Alkermes Provides Update on Advancing Product Portfolio and Outlines Business Goals for 2011 - Yahoo! Finance 2011

  • In addition, when it reaches the end of its life, polylactide must be degraded in a high-temperature industrial facility.

    The Engineer - News 2010

  • This is significant as the leading biorenewable plastic, polylactide, is formed in a high energy process requiring large volumes of water.

    The Engineer - News 2010

  • The Toray plant at Quonset Business Park produces the bags made from polylactic acid, or polylactide, a versatile polymer made from plants instead of petroleum. - Latest Stories By PBN Staff 2010


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