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These terms and conditions may change, so we suggest that you check back regularly to be aware of any such changes.
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The statements, technical information, and recommendations contained herein are believed to be accurate as of the date hereof. Since the conditions and methods of use of the product and of the information referred to herein are beyond our control, Arkema expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results obtained or arising from any use of the product or reliance on such information; NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE CONCERNING THE GOODS DESCRIBED OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN. The information provided herein relates only to the specific product designated and may not be applicable when such product is used in combination with other materials or in any process. The user should thoroughly test any application before commercialization. Nothing contained herein constitutes a license to practice under any patent and it should not be construed as an inducement to infringe any patent, and the user is advised to take appropriate steps to be sure that any proposed use of the product will not result in patent infringement.
Medical applications disclaimer
Arkema strictly prohibits the use of any product, including medical grades, in applications that are implanted in the body or in contact with bodily fluids or tissues for greater than 30 days.
Unless Arkema otherwise expressly agrees by written contract, the Arkema trademarks and the Arkema name shall not be used in conjunction with customers' medical devices, including without limitation, permanent or temporary implantable devices, and customers shall not represent to anyone else, that Arkema allows, endorses or permits the use of Arkema products in such medical devices. Further, all implantable medical devices, whether permanent or temporary, carry a risk of adverse consequences. With regard to implantable medical devices, you should not rely upon the judgment of Arkema. Any decision regarding the appropriateness of a particular medical device in a particular medical application or for a specific clinical use should be based upon the judgment of your physician, medical device supplier, and the United States Food & Drug Administration. Unless otherwise specifically stated by Arkema in writing, Arkema does not perform clinical medical studies on implantable medical devices. Arkema cannot weigh the benefits against the risks of a device and does not offer a medical judgment on the safety or efficacy of the use of any Arkema product in a medical device.
Product disclaimer and policy
The Arkema group carefully manages each step of the product life cycle in compliance with its commitments to Corporate Social Responsibility and regulatory requirements.
Within the frame of its product stewardship, Arkema specifies the conditions wherein technical information and recommendations contained in its documentation may be used. View the full disclaimer on our global site.
As well, Arkema's core principles that guide its behavior with respect to the use of its products in medical device applications are provided in our Medical Device Policy.
Information published on this website is provided for purely indicative purposes. This information is non-contractual.
The statements, technical information, and recommendations contained herein are believed to be accurate as of the date hereof. Since the conditions and methods of use of the product and of the information referred to herein are beyond our control, the Arkema Group expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results obtained or arising from any use of the product or reliance on such information; NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE CONCERNING THE GOODS DESCRIBED OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN. The information provided herein relates only to the specific product designated and may not be applicable when such product is used in combination with other materials or in any process. The user should thoroughly test any application before commercialization. Nothing contained herein constitutes a license to practice under any patent and it should not be construed as an inducement to infringe any patent and the user is advised to take appropriate steps to be sure that any proposed use of the product will not result in patent infringement.
The Arkema Group cannot guarantee that the information featured on the website is accurate, exhaustive, or up to date. The Arkema Group shall not be held liable for any errors and/or omissions, unavailability of information, failure to update information, and/or presence of viruses on its website.
Consequently, you assume the entire risk of relying on this information, and the Arkema Group shall not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the use of this information.
The Arkema Group reserves the right to alter the content of its site and these terms of conditions of use at any time and without notice.
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Use of personal data
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Access to your personal data
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Intellectual property rights
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Hypertext links on this site may lead users to search for information to other resources on the internet contained on other servers, over which the Arkema Group has no control. The Arkema Group shall not be held responsible for the content of these sites.
In no event may the Arkema Group be held responsible for the content of websites to which it provides links. These links are provided to users as a service. The decision to activate links shall be the exclusive responsibility of users.
Users and visitors to the website may not set up a hyperlink to the website www.arkema-americas.com without the prior express written consent of ARKEMA INC.
Factors that could affect future results
The information may contain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial situation, results of operations, business and industrial strategy of ARKEMA INC., and more broadly the Arkema Group. In particular, words such as “forecasts”, “expects”, “anticipates”, “targets” and other similar words or expressions, and the conditional tense are used to characterize forward-looking data. This includes, in particular, statements on the management’s targets, estimates, and objectives concerning production and trends concerning operating results. Such forecasts are based on assumptions that could prove inaccurate and are subject to risk factors such as changes in raw material prices, changes in the global economic environment, and changes to applicable regulations. ARKEMA INC., ARKEMA FRANCE, ARKEMA, their subsidiaries, and affiliates as well as their respective management and employees cannot guarantee that the information is error-free, nor may they be held responsible for the future accuracy of any opinions featured as part of this information.
ARKEMA INC., ARKEMA FRANCE, ARKEMA, their subsidiaries, and affiliates as well as their management shall not assume any obligation to update forecasts published on the website that may be required as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Further information on factors that could affect the financial results of ARKEMA and, more broadly, the Arkema Group may be provided in the documents filed with the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).
Online sample request
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Searching for product information
The sole purpose of the “Product Finder”, “Product Range Datasheet” and “Product Datasheet” pages is to help users search and access descriptions of Arkema Group products. The customer shall bear sole responsibility for deciding on the suitable use of each product as well as complying with the laws and national regulations in force.
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Limitation of liability
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