Agent Name

Polyetheretherketone

CAS Number

31694-16-3

Formula

(C19-H12-O3)mult-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

PEEK; Poly(oxy-1,4-phenyleneoxy-1,4-phenylenecarbonyl-1,4-phenylene); [ChemIDplus] Poly(p-oxyphenylene p-oxyphenylene p-carboxyphenylene) resins; [FDA] PEEK-OPTIMA; [Invibio MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

Grey or brown odorless solid; [Invibio MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Matrix material for carbon fiber reinforced composite implant materials." [ChemIDplus] Used for injection moulding, extrusion, or machining with applications in long term human implantation; [Invibio MSDS]

Comments

Inhalation or eye contact may cause mechanical irritation; Essentially inert and non-toxic; [Invibio MSDS]

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