Medical and Hygiene

Fibers and nonwovens made with Ingeo deliver performance advantages not found in traditional materials enabling comfort and performance in both clinical and personal care.

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Medical and Hygiene


  • Inherently hydrophilic for excellent moisture management
  • Wet strength/bonding
  • Skin comfort
  • High loft
  • Outperforms PET for breathability and comfort
  • Better than other synthetics in UV light resistance
  • Hypoallergenic showing no evidence of skin sensitization
  • Natural resistance to staining
  • Low odor retention
  • Good thermo-regulating properties
  • Validated low carbon footprint & non-renewable energy use
N95 Mask
Ingeo PLA baby wipes
Ingeo PLA medical fabric
Ingeo PLA diapers

Ingeo 6500D for Softer, Biobased Nonwoven Hygiene Applications

Ingeo 6500D offers a softer feel and improved tensile strength over general polylactic acid (PLA). This solution can be combined with our hydrophilic fibers coating technology, which delivers enhanced fluid management with improved strike-through, re-wet, and run-off for better comfort on skin.

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Creating a more breathable, reusable mask

A partnership between NatureWorks and the Nonwovens Institute at North Carolina State University has resulted in a new spunbond nonwoven technology that will enable faster production of highly breathable, reusable surgical masks and respirators.

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Purchasing Ingeo Biopolymer

We have global sales teams ready to discuss ways Ingeo can be used in the products you produce. We currently ship to North America, South America, Europe, Japan, and Asia Pacific.

Our customer service and sales teams can assist in understanding more about Ingeo and its useful applications. Contact us now!

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