DSM is developing the next generation of hydrophilic coatings by transforming today's industry-leading processes into tomorrow's sustainable solutions for medical device development.

DSM’s ComfortCoat® hydrophilic coatings are applied using an industry-leading process with ready-to-use coating reagents, offering the longest shelf life, excellent durability, high lubricity and low particulate release, delivering superior value in a broad range of medical devices.


Over 75 million catheters
coated each year

Markets served by this technology

  • Cardiovascular

    DSM Biomedical materials and technologies support cardiovascular applications, including neurologic and peripheral vascular. Learn more.

  • Continence Care

    DSM Biomedical materials and technologies support continence care and urinary applications. Learn more.

  • Neurology

    DSM Biomedical materials and technologies support neurological and neurology disorder applications. Learn more.

  • Peripheral Vascular

    DSM Biomedical materials and technologies support peripheral vascular applications. Learn more.

Hydrophilic coatings​ product sheet

Medical grade polymer with exceptional physical and biocompatibility properties​.

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  • Our products

    DSM portfolio of innovative biomedical materials and process manufacturing technologies: Biomedical Polyethylenes, Biomedical polyurethanes, Collagen Technology, Device Development, and Extracellular Matrix (ECM) Technology. Learn more.

  • The markets we serve

    DSM Biomedical offers the broadest portfolio of biomedical materials and manufacturing across market applications, including orthopedics, ophthalmology, neurology, cardiology, diabetes, wound, and continence care.

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