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Bluestar Silicones Presents Adhesive Gels for Wound Care at Medical Grade Polymers Conference

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- At the upcoming Medical Grade Polymers Conference, Dr. Remi Thiria, Bluestar Silicones R&D Team Leader, will present "Silicone Elastomer Gels: New Soft Adhesives for Wound Care." The conference will take place in Philadelphia, September 16-17.

According to Dr. Thiria, silicones offer a wide variety of molecular structures that provide differentiated performance features for wound care, scar management and transdermal drug delivery.

"Adhesive silicone gels are ideal for wound care and transdermal applications for their physical properties and inherent biocompatibility," says Dr. Thiria. "The hydrophobic nature of these products enables gentle adhesion to dry skin without adhesion to moist skin, preventing secondary trauma to newly formed skin in a healing wound."

In his presentation, Dr. Thiria will explore new developments relating how linear viscoelastic response correlated to probe tack results can better control the performance requirements for wound care and transdermal applications.

Bluestar Silicones will host a tabletop display at the Medical Grade Polymers Conference highlighting its Silbione(R) brand adhesive silicone gels designed specifically for the wound care and transdermal applications. For more information, call 1-866-474-6342.

About Dr. Thiria

Dr. Remi Thiria is R&D team leader at Bluestar Silicones for elastomer technology formulation. Located in Rock Hill, S.C., Dr. Thiria has been with the company for nine years. He holds a Ph.D. in macromolecular materials and composites from the University of Lyon I in Lyon, France, with additional advanced study in materials science and polymer science.

Bluestar Silicones is a euro 610 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer established in 2007 through China National Bluestar Corporation's acquisition of Rhodia Silicones. Bluestar Silicones, which has manufacturing operations in all regions of the world, combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and applications expertise. As one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 50 years of silicone expertise, Bluestar Silicones offers a full-range of silicone products in the areas of release coatings, specialty elastomers, healthcare, textile coatings, specialty fluids, emulsions, and resins.

Press contact: Karen O'Keefe, Bluestar Silicones USA

Phone: 732-227-2089 -- Fax: 732-249-7000


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