Nylon is used in the manufacture of many single-use components for medical device and bioprocessing applications. With surging customer demand, lead times for nylon have extended beyond explanation, causing significant disruptions in the global supply chain and unprecedented shortages. Consequently, manufacturers have had no choice but to source alternative materials.
Here we discusses the shortage of Zytel® 101F nylon and an alternative polyamide, Vydyne® 21SPF, which is being used to manufacture many single-use components including a variety of luer lock connectors.
Qosina is a global supplier and one-stop source of over 5,000 single-use stock components to medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers. We continue to successfully support our customers’ component requirements and are committed to ensuring security of supply through our accredited business opportunity management and quality systems. Learn more about how we mitigates the impact of material shortages through our global supply network and effective demand planning and forecasting.