TYGON Food (B-44-4X) Tubing


  • Designed especially for handling food products; bore is extremely smooth (better than most stainless steels), nontoxic, will not affect taste or odor, and clear for CIP and flow verification.
  • Excellent nonwetting properties permit flush cleaning and complete drainage.
  • High dielectric constant.


  • Limited pumping life

Application Suitability:

Acids: Good
Alkalies: Good
Organic solvents: Not recommended
Pressure: Good
Vacuum: Good
Viscous fluids: Excellent
Sterile fluids: Good

Physical Characteristics and Composition:

  • Thermoplastic.
  • PVC-based material with plasticizer.
  • Firm (stiff) material.
  • Transparent, clear.

Temperature Range:

-47 to 165°F (-44 to 74°C)

Meets Classifications:

  • FDA 21 CFR 175.300
  • NSF-listed (Standard 51)
  • All 3A Sanitary Plastics Products
  • Various USDA standards

Gas Permeability:

cc x mm
x 10-10
(cm2 x sec. x cm Hg

CO2: 270
H2: 97
O2: 60
N2: 30


  • Unaffected by all commercially available sanitizers (when using recommended procedures).
  • Sterilize with ethylene oxide (ETO) or autoclave.
  • To autoclave: Coil loosely in nonlinting cloth or paper; autoclave at 250°F (121°C), 15 psi for 30 minutes (tubing will appear milky); air dry at max 150°F (66°C) for 2 to 2.5 hours until clear.

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