Closures and Stoppers suit biopharmaceutical applications.

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Manufactured from platinum-cured, injection-molded silicone, which is free of animal-derived ingredients and meets USP Class VI and FDA standards, Container Closures and Stoppers provide smooth finish with gap-free surfaces for true seal. Sterilizable by autoclave or gamma radiation, they resist temperatures from -100 to 400°F, as well as cracking, particle migration, and attack from variety of chemicals, and assure aseptic fluid transfer, sealing, filling, and sampling.

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Container Closures & Stoppers of Injection-Molded Silicone Now Available from AdvantaPure®

For Purity & Flexibility in Biopharmaceutical Applications

Southampton, PA - AdvantaPure now provides closures and stoppers for containers used in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical processing. Manufactured from platinum-cured silicone, the closures are biologically safe and ideal for pharmaceutical, biotech, biomedical, and laboratory environments. They assure aseptic fluid transfer, sealing, filling, and sampling.

AdvantaPure closures are produced from pure platinum-cured silicone that is free of animal-derived ingredients and meets USP Class VI and FDA standards. The closures are designed for carboys, flexible container systems, solution and media bottles, and other vessels that utilize the closures such as True Union and GL45 styles. They work equally well with stainless steel, glass, and plastic and are available solid, with multiple ports, and with silicone tubing inserts. AdvantaPure closures allow easy reconfiguration of existing transfer and sealing systems.

Closures and stoppers from AdvantaPure are injection-molded in a clean room environment. The finished products provide a smooth finish with gap-free surfaces for a true seal, the reduction of cross contamination, and a secured environment to minimize product loss. AdvantaPure closures resist temperatures from -100°F (-73.3°C) to 400°F (204.4°C), as well as cracking, particle migration, and attack from a variety of chemicals. They are sterilizable by autoclave or gamma radiation.

For more information on AdvantaPure's injection-molded silicone container closures, contact the team at AdvantaPure, 145 James Way, Southampton, PA 18966; phone 888-755-4370 or 215-526-2151; fax 888-258-4293 or 215-526-2167; e-mail:; product-specific web page for container closures and single-use process systems:; and for stoppers:

About AdvantaPure and NewAge® Industries
AdvantaPure, a division of NewAge Industries, specializes in clean products for the pharmaceutical, biomedical, food, beverage, chemical, and cosmetic industries. All products are manufactured, stored, and shipped using the cleanest methods possible to ensure unsurpassed product purity.

In business since 1954, NewAge Industries manufactures and fabricates thermoplastic and thermoset tubing and hose. The company offers one of the broadest product lines of tubing, hose, and fittings in the U.S., and its custom extrusion and fabrication services are unrivaled. NewAge Industries maintains a large inventory and prides itself on same-day shipment of 98% of orders for its core product lines. In 2006, NewAge initiated an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) for the benefit of both its employees and customers.

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