A newly launched line of colorants and additives was developed specifi cally for use in biodegradable polymers such as polylactide (PLA), polyhydroxybutyratevalerate copolymer (PHBV), polybutene succinate (PBS), polybutylene adipate co-terephthalate (PBAT), and starch blends.

A newly launched line of colorants and additives was developed specifi cally for use in biodegradable polymers such as polylactide (PLA), polyhydroxybutyratevalerate copolymer (PHBV), polybutene succinate (PBS), polybutylene adipate co-terephthalate (PBAT), and starch blends. Available from PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, new OnColor Bio Colorants and OnCap Bio Additives are suited to applications ranging from shopping and garbage bags to bottles and caps. The new colorants can be used in extrusion and blow molding and meet several global industry and compostability standards, including the EU's EN 13432, ASTM's D6400, Japan's BPS Greenpla, and Germany's Din Certco. OnColor Bio colorants are available in a wide range of transparent and opaque colors. The OnCap Bio additives include denesting, antistatic, slip, antiblock, antifog, uv-protection, and blue-tone agents. Also offered are OnColor Smartbatch Bio masterbatches, which combine OnColor Bio colorants and OnCap Bio additives into a single masterbatch. Standard and custom products are available. Tel: (866)765-9663 . www. polyone.com

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