American Fluoroseal Corporation
Warrants These Facts
Afc certifies that Afc bags are made with pure USP Class VI Fluoro Ethylene Propylene (FEP)fluoroplastic, and that Afc bags are not coated or made with laminates of any nature.
Afc bags have no extractables, compliant with USP <661>.
Afc bags have been tested for extractables with water extraction for 24 hours at 70°C and found to have no detectible extractables. Products that are low in water soluble extractables arepreferred for use in devices contacting blood and tissues. Afc bags have no detectible extractables.
Afc certifies that Afc standard bags will not bind, adhere or adsorb to virtually any known chemical or biologic.
Afc certifies that the interior of Afc Adherent Cell (AC) bags (not standard bags) have been treated to enhance adherence of cells and proteins and those interior surfaces will reversibly bind those entities that can attach to weakly hydroscopic surfaces.
Afc certifies that Afc bags do not react with DMSO or with any other chemical, solvent, or biologic at temperatures below 100°C.
Afc certifies that Afc bags have not been exposed to Ethylene Oxide (ETO) or any other fumigant at any time during or after manufacture. Afc sterilizes Afc bags by wet steam autoclave sterilization to achieve a Sterility Assurance Level (SAL) of 10-6.
Afc certifies that Afc bags remain flexible and will not crack at low temperatures, including immersion in liquid nitrogen.
Afc certifies that Afc maintains Device Masterfiles with the Food and Drug Administration for its KryoSure® bags for cryopreservation.
Afc certifies that Afc maintains Device Masterfiles with the Food and Drug Administration for its VueLife® bags for the culture and storage of leukocytes.