Definition : Devices intended for obstructing or tightly closing an external body passage. These devices may consist of a dense mass of material provided with a guiding channel and elements for urging the plug into the passage. The plugs are usually made of plastic (e.g., polyurethane, silicone) because of its biocompatibility, resiliency, elasticity, and durability to resist wear and tear. Occlusion plugs may have different shapes and sizes. Ear and lacrimal punctum occlusion plugs are also available.
Entry Terms : "Plugs, Occlusion" , "Plugs"
UMDC code : 27929
Aearo Company features a portfolio of high performance, global, brands. Each brand is a leader in innovation, new product development, and quality. This leadership prevails in the industrial safety market segment, the consumer safety market segment, and the energy absorbing materials market segment.
AFASSCO was established in 1970 with one goal in mind - to maintain America's industrial and commercial work site as a safe and productive place. AFASSCO's founder and chairman, Don Schumaker, pioneered the safety and first aid kit route van service, an industry which has grown to $500 million in sales in the United States.