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Infant & Child Products

When it comes to infants and children, there isn’t any room to compromise. On materials, on safety, on anything. 

We can bring you technologies that will stand up to teething and germs. If you need colors and surfaces that will appeal to picky toddlers, or sustainable products that will please even the most environmentally conscious of parents, you can count on us too. We can also help accelerate the design process, making sure the materials you select work to the best of their ability. Because the smallest consumers deserve the very best.

Applications

  • Strollers
  • Car seats
  • Infant and child gear
  • Feeding and diapering
  • Games and toys
  • Outdoor play
  • Child vehicles

Technologies
Resources
Technologies
NAME CATEGORY DESCRIPTION  
Alternatives to Nylon 6,6 - Brochure Brochure Learn about possible material alternatives to nylon 6,6 in response to current shortages View
Antimicrobial Phone Case Application Snapshot Versaflex™ CE 3320-80 enhanced solution that included antimicrobial properties and stain resistance View
Aqueous Battery Gasket Application Snapshot Dynaflex™ TPE delivered excellent sealing plus chemical resistance for demanding energy storage application View
Archery CAM Module Application Snapshot Nymax™ PIR enhances durability in archery CAM module  View
ATV Cargo Rack - Case Study Case Study Form meets function with new ATV cargo rack materials with Versalloy™ solution View
Automotive Solutions Brochure - Industry Overview Industry Bulletin/Overview Automotive Solutions - Colorants, Additives, Advanced Composites, Engineered Polymers, Elastomers, Vinyl, Polyolefins View
Bergamid™ Laser Welding Solutions (English) Brochures & Product Information Bergamid™ Laser Welding Solutions help customers produce high-performance parts with durable welds and smooth surfaces (English language version) View
Bergamid™ Laser Welding Solutions (Chinese) Brochures & Product Information Bergamid™ Laser Welding Solutions help customers produce high-performance parts with durable welds and smooth surfaces (Chinese language version) View
Catheters & Specialty Medical Tubing - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore the flexible material solutions for catheters and specialty medical tubing View
Chair Lumbar Support Application Snapshot Dynaflex™ TPE delivers the right support, look and feel for leading seating manufacturer's lumbar support View
Challenges of In-House Plastisol Production Product Bulletin Considerations for producing plastisol in-house View
Chemically Compatible TPEs for Cosmetic Packaging - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Avient’s chemically compatible Versaflex™ PKG thermoplastic elastomers provide a wide range of tactile finishes and surface textures View
Clip & Lock Closure for Food Containers Application Snapshot Versaflex™ Thermoplastic Elastomer improves performance and meets food compliance regulations for clip and lock closure View
Closed System Drug Transfer Device Application Snapshot Custom Versalloy™ HC 9220-90 formulation provides regulatory compliance for drug transfer device  View
Coffee Machine Seal Application Snapshot Custom Versaflex™ formulation with excellent peel force performance to meet the sealing requirements View
Color and Additives Solutions Overview BU Overview Colorant and additives overview and capabilities View
Color Trends in Packaging Brochure Color & Insights report: 2019 View
Color Trends in Pet Products Brochure Color & Insights Report: January 2022 View
Compound Bow Grip Application Snapshot Nymax™ nylon substrate and Versaflex™ TPE overmold combine to deliver structural integrity and comfort for archery OEM View
Computer Mouse - Case Study Case Study Versaflex™ TPE used to create ergonomic computer mouse with soft-touch qualities View
Contact Lens Container - Case Study Case Study Custom Versaflex™ formulation enhances contact lens container manufacturing productivity View
CORE™ Vinyl Plastisols - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Product description, key characteristics, markets and applications View
Cosmetic Dropper Application Snapshot Versaflex™ Thermoplastic Elastomers improved chemical resistance for cosmetic droppers View
Cover of Air Cushion Powder Compact Application Snapshot Delivered chemically resistant material with excellent sealing properties and good resilience to achieve requested performance View
Customized Versaflex™ TPE for Resuscitator Bag Application Snapshot Customized Versaflex™ TPE delivered process improvement and met customer's request for a vinyl alternative without sacrificing performance  View
Disc Golf Discs Application Snapshot Dynaflex™ TPEs provided a versatile material for achieving multiple disc capabilities, colors and features View
Disposable Syringe Tip Cap Application Snapshot Increased process efficiency and formulated a solution that met rigorous medical application requirements View
Durability for Cooler Feet and Wagon Wheel Tread Application Snapshot Dynaflex™ G provides durability and UV stability for cooler feet and wagon wheel tread View
Dynaflex™ G2711 Thermoplastic Elastomer Face Mask Application Snapshot Dynaflex™ G2711 Thermoplastic Elastomer provides biocompatibility and soft touch for face mask ventilation valve  View
Electric Hair Clippers Application Snapshot Provided color matching expertise to match glass fiber reinforced formulation to specific customer requirement View
Ergonomic Design Guide Design Guide Take a closer look at ergonomic grip design considerations for improving interactions with handheld devices View
Fishing Tool Grip Application Snapshot Avient Design services and a custom Versaflex™ wet grip TPE combine to deliver an optimized and aesthetically differentiated fishing tool for outdoor gear OEM View
Flexible Neck for Hydroponic Lamp Application Snapshot Versalloy™ XL provides high flow and beautiful aesthetic finish to flexible neck for hydroponic lamp View
Footwear Insert Application Snapshot Customized a formulation to achieve super soft gel performance without a tacky finish View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (English) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version) View
GLS™ TPE Soft-Touch Grips Indoor - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Value information and price comparison of GLS™ TPE soft-touch grips for indoor applications View
GLS™ TPE Soft-Touch Grips Outdoor - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Value information and price comparison of GLS™ TPE soft-touch grips for outdoor applications     View
GLS™ TPEs - Injection Molding Guide Design Guide Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting for GLS™ solutions View
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide Design Guide Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs View
GLS™ TPEs Packaging Selection Guide - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide GLS™ TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin (Chinese) Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ Versaflex™ TPEs for Packaging - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Chemical resistant solutions for cosmetic, personal care and household packaging View
Gravi-Tech Density Modified Formulations - Design Guide for Luxury Closures Design Guide How Gravi-Tech makes the difference for packaging closures in the luxury cosmetics and spirits markets View
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (Chinese language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (English language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations - Design Guide Design Guide Gravi-Tech™ polymer-metal composites are high density materials developed as thermoplastic-based alternatives to lead and other traditional metals View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations and Versaflex™ TPEs for Cosmetics Packaging Webinars & Videos Enhance your cosmetic packaging with Gravi-Tech and Versaflex solutions View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations and Versaflex™ TPEs for Cosmetics Packaging (Chinese) Webinars & Videos Enhance your cosmetic packaging with Gravi-Tech and Versaflex solutions (Chinese language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version - Processing Guide (Chinese) Processing Guides Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™   View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations for Luxury Cosmetics and Spirits Packaging Application Bulletin Add weight and aesthetics to your luxury packaging closure designs with density modified formulations View
Gravi-Tech™ E2 Meat Box Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ formulations enable magnetic detection and color matching for E2 meat box.  View
Gravi-Tech™ Knife Handle - Case Study Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ replaces aluminum in premium kitchen knife handle View
Gravi-Tech™ Luxury Closure (English & Spanish) Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ replaces metal and maintains a high quality look and feel for luxury closure (English & Spanish language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ Luxury Closure (English) Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ replaces metal and maintains a high quality look and feel for luxury closure (English language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ Luxury Closure (Spanish) Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ replaces metal and maintains a high quality look and feel for luxury closure (Spanish language version) View
Gravi-Tech™ Perfume Cap Application Snapshot Gravi-tech density modified formulations provide metallic finish in perfume cap View
Gravi-Tech™ Portable Speaker Component Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ solution replaces metal, providing greater design freedom for portable speaker component View
Gravi-Tech™ Tequila Bottle Closure Application Snapshot Gravi-tech density modified formulations simplify processing of bottle closure View
Haptics and Vibration Damping for Power Tool Handle Application Snapshot Versaflex OM 6258 improves haptics and vibration damping for power tool handle  View
HIVIZ® Shooting Systems Recoil Pad Application Snapshot Custom GLS™ TPE enhances user comfort and durability in recoil pad View
Hoyt VITALPOINT Grip - Case Study Case Study Learn how Versaflex™ Soft-Touch Thermoplastic Elastomers enhanced accuracy and comfort while maintaining grip design for archery bow View
Improved Comfort and Aesthetics for CPAP Tube Application Snapshot Versaflex™ CL2250 improved comfort and aesthetics to CPAP tubing View
Knee Brace Application Snapshot Dynaflex™ TPE offered material that passed required FDA regulations and provided ultra soft tactile finish to knee brace View
Lightweight and Kink Resistant Garden Hose Application Snapshot Customized Versaflex™ TPE enables lightweighting and improves kink resistance and performance View
Lip Gloss Tip Brush Application Snapshot Delivered a formulation with good chemical resistance to oil in long-term environments and provided an easy-to-mold TPE and replaced TPU/TPEE with a better soft touch feel View
Luxury Spirit Cap Application Snapshot Customized Gravi-Tech™ formulation allowed electroplating to achieve weight, look and feel of metal View
Luxury Toothbrush Base Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™  replaces metal and maintains performance for luxury toothbrush base View
MAM Learn to Drink™ Cup (English) Application Snapshot Versaflex™ FFC enhanced consumer appeal and met Europe's food contact regulations for Learn to Drink™ Cup (English language version) View
MAM Learn to Drink™ Cup (Spanish) Application Snapshot Versaflex™ FFC enhanced consumer appeal and met Europe's food contact regulations for Learn to Drink™ Cup (Spanish language version) View
Medical Hoses - Case Study Case Study Versalloy formulation boosts productivity for medical hose manufacturer View
Microbial susceptibility of various polymers and evaluation of thermoplastic elastomers with antimicrobial additives White Paper Examine the technical details of our research study to test against microbial attack, including the efficacy of GLS™ TPES with antimicrobial additives View
Nylon Solutions - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Nylon (polyamide) solutions encompass both custom and standard grades from the prime Bergamid™ / Nymax™ portfolios and post-industrial recycled grades from the Nymax™ PIR portfolio View
Nylon Solutions - Product Selection Guide (English) Product Selection Guide Nylon (polyamide) solutions encompass both custom and standard grades from the prime Bergamid™ / Nymax™ portfolios and post-industrial recycled grades from the Nymax™ PIR portfolio View
Nymax™ Motorcycle Trunk Application Snapshot Application Snapshot Nymax™ Glass and Mineral Fiber Reinforced Nylon 6 Formulation delivers service and performance for transportation OEM View
OnColor™ Brilliant Metallics - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Learn how OnColor Brilliant Metallic Colorants produce a striking look for polymer parts (Chinese language version) View
OnColor™ Brilliant Metallics - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin Learn how OnColor Brilliant Metallic Colorants produce a striking look for polymer parts (English language version) View
Optical Clarity for Phone Case Application Snapshot Versaflex™ CE 3320-80 custom solution to enhance stain resistance and tensile strength View
Overmolding and Stain Resistance Wireless Power Bank Application Snapshot Customized Versaflex™ CE grade provides an over molding solution with stain resistance for wireless power bank View
PET Bottle for Hair Care Application Snapshot OnColor™ Frost PET Effect delivered customized color and anti-UV combination for hair care bottle View
Philips Avent Milk Bottle Seal (English) Application Snapshot Versaflex™ FFC2882-87 provided safe sealing performance for Philips Avent Milk Bottle (English language version) View
Philips Avent Milk Bottle Seal (Spanish) Application Snapshot Versaflex™ FFC2882-87 provided safe sealing performance for Philips Avent Milk Bottle (Spanish language version) View
Phthalate Facts - Brochure Brochures & Product Information Phthalates in plastics - knowing the facts View
Plastic Piping System Flapper Valve - Case Study Case Study Gravi-Tech™ density modified formulations replaces brass in pipe valve View
Pocket Knife Handle Application Snapshot Bergamid™ polymer formulations and GLS™ TPEs replace metal and provide comfort and usability for Swiss soldiers pocket knife View
Pocket Knife Handle - Case Study Case Study Bergamid™ polymer formulations and GLS™ TPEs replace metal and provide comfort and usability for Swiss soldiers pocket knife View
Polyolefins – Aligning with Sustainability Goals Brochure Overview of ways to achieve sustainability using polyolefins View
Premium Spirits Closures - Case Study (English) Case Study Distinguished Gravi-Tech™ high-density closures are focused on luxury perception as showcased in the spirits industry (English language version) View
Premium Spirits Closures - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study Distinguished Gravi-Tech™ high-density closures are focused on luxury perception as showcased in the spirits industry View
Protective Phone Case Application Snapshot Custom Nymax™ PA6 formulation provides toughness and chemical resistance for a more protective phone case View
Recoil Pad for Rifle - Case Study Case Study Custom HIVIZ recoil pad materials deliver superior recoil reduction and exceptional durability to a high-end rifle manufacturer View
Safety and Durability for Dog Toy Application Snapshot Versaflex™ provides safe, tear resistant material for dog toy View
Sealing of Nebulizer Lid Application Snapshot Provided easy injection molding process and pass durability test with good wear resistance View
Services Capabilities Overview Brochures & Product Information Discover the comprehensive technical services available through Specialty Engineered Materials at Avient to assist customers View
Shock Absorbing Running Shoe Application Snapshot Customized TPE enhances shock absorption in running shoe View
Slip Resistance Vacuum Cleaner Wheel Application Snapshot Versaflex™ provides colorability and slip resistance in vacuum cleaner wheel  View
Smart Materials™ for Mobile Phone Cases - eBook eBook Consider design trends, materials and processing options when designing your new phone case models.  View
Soft Foam Ammo for Toy Application Snapshot Versaflex™ Thermoplastic Elastomer developed a TPE solution with consistent quality that met tight durometer specifications and improved yield View
Specialty Engineered Materials for Healthcare - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide View our portfolio on specialty engineered materials for healthcare View
Specialty Engineered Materials for Healthcare - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide View our portfolio on specialty engineered materials for healthcare (Chinese language version) View
Spirit Bottle Cap Disk Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ formulation replaced metal and enabled PVD metallization for a luxury closure manufacturer View
Spirit Bottle Caps Application Snapshot Gravi-Tech™ material delivered customized density and supported electroplating to give the look and feel of metal View
Stat-Tech for ADAS Sensors and ECUs - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Stat-Tech material makes the difference in automotive ADAS sensors, cameras and ECU housings View
Stat-Tech™ Fire Alarm Application Snapshot Stat-Tech™ ST7400-8010 ESD Formulations improved electrical conductivity for fire alarm View
Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Electrically Conductive Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Conductive Formulations View
Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore our product guide for innovative TPE solutions for thousands of applications View
Thermoplastic Elastomers for Healthcare - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Delivering specialized thermoplastic elastomer solutions for demanding healthcare applications View
Tourniquet Band Application Snapshot Custom GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomer replaced thermoset rubber for tourniquet band View
TPEs for Anti-Vibration Feet - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Reduce movement of top load washing machines with TPEs for anti-vibration feet  View
TPEs for Home Appliances - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin GLS TPEs are designed to help you stand out from your competitors with reduced appliance movement and noise View
Vacuum Cleaner Gasket Application Snapshot Versaflex™ OM provides greater design and good sealing sealing properties for vacuum cleaner gasket  View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how blue jean stain resistant TPEs make the difference for white and light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Stain resistant TPEs for white or light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex™ CE TPEs for 5G Transparency - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Minimize signal loss to enable high-speed connectivity with Versaflex™ CE 3140 TPEs with 5G transparency for phone cases and 5G devices View
Versaflex™ CE TPEs for 5G Transparency - Application Bulletin (Chinese) Application Bulletin Minimize signal loss to enable high-speed connectivity with Versaflex™ CE 3140 TPEs with 5G transparency for phone cases and 5G devices (Chinese language version) View
Versaflex™ TPEs for Portable Speaker Solutions - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin Versaflex™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version) View
Versaflex™ TPEs for Portable Speakers - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Versaflex™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version) View
Versaflex™ XP Wet Grip TPE - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Versaflex™ XP 2850 wet grip TPE provides exceptional wet kinetic COF performance for enhanced grip in wet environments View
Versalloy™ TPE Off-Road Vehicle Cargo Rack Application Snapshot Versalloy™ TPE increases design freedom for off-road vehicle cargo rack View
Video Game Controller Grips - Case Study Case Study Glow-in-the-dark controller grips gain comfortable advantage with Versaflex™ OM View
Waterproof Speaker Gasket Application Snapshot Versaflex™ CE 3120-40 easily prevented ingress of dust and water View