Addviant, a global leader in polymer additive technologies, has announced that Weston 705 liquid antioxidant, the next generation of nonylphenol-free phosphite technology, has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for food contact applications.
Extensively researched and supported with comprehensive toxicology testing, Weston 705 antioxidant provides superior safety as well as enhanced polymer performance and higher processing productivity versus conventional solid phosphites. The product delivers major benefits across the entire value chain, from resin producers and converters to retailers and consumers. Further, Addivant’s Weston 705 antioxidant is produced in multiple facilities worldwide, ensuring security of supply for customers around the globe. With FDA approval for food contact applications, Weston 705 antioxidant now offers greater versatility, enabling its use in a wide range of food packaging, from deli wrap to snack food bags and from carton liners to boil-in bags, as well as non-food packaging and non-packaging applications. Weston 705 antioxidant – a clear colourless, odourless liquid – also supports major conversion trends such as mulitlayer films and coated, laminated films.
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