Application Note: The Best Material for Original Eppendorf Tubes® and Plates: Properties and Chemical Resistance of Polypropylene
13 October 2014

Consumables in the laboratory should be made from a material which is able to withstand strong mechanical and thermal stress, while at the same time possessing high chemical resistance. This Technical Report provides information about general properties and advantages of polypropylene, the material which is used for the manufacturing of the Eppendorf Tubes® and Plates. Important quality criteria of Eppendorf products regarding raw material and production are described.