In many cases polymers require additives such as plasticisers to enhance or tailor their properties for specific applications. Plasticisers are defined, and their evolution traced. How they work,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1224 | 4 Feb 2002
M&G Polymers have released a new range of polyethylene terephthalate resins suited to beverage bottles. The materials have active and passive gas barrier properties and can be recycled with normal PET...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1861 | 18 Feb 2003
This media alert is in response to inaccurate statements about phthalates – a family of compounds used primarily as a vinyl softener – that have appeared in recent news reports.
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=25970 | 20 Nov 2010
Maggie Saykali, ECPI Sector Group Manager, talks to AZoM about the work of ECPI on plasticisers and the benefits and potential risks of phthalates. Interview conducted by Gary Thomas.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=7663 | 23 Oct 2012
The inability of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to carry out its mandate with respect to simple, low-tech products such as children's jewelry and toy trains bodes poorly for its ability...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=13412 | 21 Aug 2008
Teknor Apex Company
has separated production of medical-grade PVC compounds containing DEHP and
other phthalate plasticizers from that of compounds plasticized with non-phthalate...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=15563 | 10 Feb 2009
Chemist Brad Tix of Stork Twin City Testing in St. Paul, Minnesota, is presenting a free webinar, "Updated CPSIA Testing for Lead, Phthalates, and ASTM F963 Conformance" on Wednesday, February 10,...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=20513 | 28 Jan 2010
Future growth is expected in global demand for PVC, particularly in Asia,
India and Latin America according to Jon Nash, Strategic Research Director at
Applied Market Information....
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=16134 | 23 Mar 2009
Cosmic Plastics Inc. specializes in high technology thermoset materials including Diallyl Phthalates (DAP), Epoxies, Alkyds, EMI Shieldings and Conductive materials. Since 1960, Cosmic's specially...
As well as the established plasticizer Mesamoll, these include the new product Mesamoll TP LXS 51067 and the equally phthalate-free bonding agent TP LXS 51099.
The Functional Chemicals (FCC) business...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=24084 | 7 Sep 2010