Antimicrobial Tubing is resistant to degradation.

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Formulated with Sanitized® to resist degradation from mildew, algae, fungi, and biofilm, Series EA antimicrobial polyethylene tubing is non-leaching and 100% treated without use of silver additives. Antimicrobial additive is fully compounded into tubing to protect inner and outer surfaces. Offered in ¼, 3/8, and ½ in. sizes, BPA- and phthalate-free tubing complies with U.S. FDA 21 CFR 177.1520 and NSF 51 specifications.

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New, Parker Antimicrobial Tubing Resist Degradation

Ravenna, OH – Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, is pleased to introduce Polyethylene Tubing specially formulated with Sanitized® to resist degradation from mildew, algae, fungi and biofilm. Parker Antimicrobial Tubing is non-leaching and unlike similar products, is 100% treated without using expensive silver additives. The antimicrobial additive is fully compounded into the tubing to protect both the inner and outer surfaces, benefiting applications such as water systems, food and beverage or any applications where microbes can cause problems.

Antimicrobial tubing is designated as Series EA and available from the Parflex division in Ravenna, OH, in sizes 1/4", 3/8” and 1/2".  It is BPA and phthalate free and complies with U.S. FDA 21 CFR 177.1520 and NSF 51 specifications.  Antimicrobial tubing will be on display April 21-25, 2015  in the Parker Booth at WQA Aquatech USA show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

With annual sales of $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 57,500 people in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 58 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company’s website at or its investor information website at


Janine Kruit, Marketing

Parker Hannifin Corp., Parflex Division

1300 N. Freedom St.

Ravenna, OH  44266

(800) 423-6551 

Fax (800)  438-9562


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