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FDA approval in Plastics – Do you need it?

2024-02-20T00:33:41+00:00February 9th, 2024|Blog Archives|

FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved plastics and resins are materials that have been deemed safe for use in contact with food and pharmaceuticals, ensuring that they do not contaminate the products they come into contact with. These materials undergo rigorous testing to meet FDA standards. Non-FDA approved plastics and resins, on the other hand, have not gone through this specific certification process and are generally not recommended for use in food or pharmaceutical applications. [...]

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UV Stabilizers

2024-02-20T00:35:38+00:00February 8th, 2024|Blog Archives|

UV packages, also known as UV stabilizers or UV additives, are commonly used in colorants for plastics to protect the material from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation from sunlight can cause degradation and discoloration of plastics, leading to reduced product lifespan and visual deterioration. UV packages are essential in extending the longevity and appearance of plastic products, especially those exposed to outdoor environments. Common use cases for incorporating UV additives in your [...]

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Color 101

2024-02-20T00:37:03+00:00October 24th, 2022|Blog Archives|

What’s your favorite color? Maybe you’re partial to a color that’s bold and bright, or perhaps you prefer a more subtle, toned-down hue. No matter your desired shade, it can be used to color plastic. But – how does plain, colorless plastic end up emerald green, sky blue, or any other color of the rainbow? Color can be added to plastics in a variety of ways. Let’s review the role of color in plastics and [...]

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