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Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

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Perstorp has obtained FCN 001967 (Food Contact Notification) from the US FDA for the use of Pevalen as a plasticiser in PVC polymers for use in repeated‐use food contact articles. Read more

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Telasperse by Clariant is available in a new range of colours for improved options for film extrusion. Read more

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ECPI has unveiled its new look and new name at PVC 2017 in Brighton, transforming itself into European Plasticisers in an assertive move to embrace inclusivity and opportunity. Read more

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PolyOne

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Plastic materials leading light PolyOne has announced the commercial availability of SynPlast L9TM plasticiser, containing equivalent performance characteristics to 810TM linear plasticiser. Read more

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The worldwide plastics additives marketplace was worth a staggering $48.2 billion (€44.2 billion, £33 billion) last year, with this figure set to balloon in the coming five years. Read more

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De-coding the recycling triangle

The little numbered triangles on our household items are often overlooked. We've drawn up a handy guide for what these numbers mean and whether or not you can recycle them. Read more

28 Aug 2015 12:29 editor's blog

Guest blog: The changing European plasticiser landscape

Safety, regulation, changing trends in demand and competition overseas are shifting the European plasticiser manufacturer's horizons. Dr Stéphane Content of the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates elaborates. Read more

27 Aug 2015 12:09 guest blogs

This week, Perstorp celebrated the opening of its Oxo plant in Stenungsund, Sweden - a unique plant that demonstrates Perstorp's commitment not only to PVC plasticisers, but to nurturing the Stenungsund Cluster. Read more

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The Nordson Xaloy Quantum plasticising system reduces screw recovery time by up to 15 per cent, enabling moulders to increase throughput while maintaining part quality and consistency. Read more

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The Danish Environmental Protection Agency, the Danish Health and Medicines Authority and the PVC Information Council Denmark have disclosed the results of the report “Alternatives to classified phthalates in medical devices". Read more

materials

In a seminar during the MD&M West show next month, Teknor Apex Company will provide systematic information for medical manufacturers facing the issues involving the replacement of phthalate plasticisers in PVC compounds. Read more

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For years now, phthalate-based plasticisers have hit the mainstream headlines for their reported side effects. The debate still rages on. Certain product lines have already been banned across Europe for use in specific applications. Read more

materials

Songwon has appointed a new European Sales and Distribution Manager. Read more

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  • Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

    via Shutterstock

    Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

    Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

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