DuPont™ Tyvek® Packaging for Sterile Swabs


DuPont™ Tyvek® Packaging for Sterile Swabs


Sterile packaging provides healthcare providers, frontline workers and patients the trust that their test swabs are giving accurate results. DuPont™ Tyvek® packaging provides market-leading protection for swabs as Tyvek’s tested and proven performance in the market can accelerate the speed-to-market. No compromise – because life matters.

It is now more important than ever to swiftly move test products to market to address the unprecedented mass testing needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Individually wrapped sterile swabs are preferred by the CDC1 to ensure safe and accurate sample collection and handling. In mid-July 2020, more than 600,000 tests per day were performed in the US alone2


Withstands high temperatures
Trusted performance
Ease of validation
  • DuPont™ Tyvek® enables fast packaging validations while delivering confidence and reducing risk of the test swab sterile barrier packaging system.
  • With COVID-19 tests being administered in unconventional places such as parking lots and mobile locations, swabs are being exposed to unprecedented handling and environmental conditions.  The market-leading durability, strength and microbial barrier performance of Tyvek® 1073B can minimize swab packaging failures versus competitive materials, while enabling necessary shelf-life for these critical supplies.
  • Whether you are using ethylene oxide or gamma irradiation, the sterile packaging made of Tyvek® retains its visual characteristics and physical strength to help ensure your test is delivering accurate results.

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