MAIN

Mediakit 2019


 NEWSPLASTINFO : NEWS
 

Archroma launches Leucophor« AFCN, a new FDA-approved OBA aimed for food contact, high-whiteness packaging and paper

 |  Subj: Press-releses

Archroma, aáglobaláleader inácolor andáspecialty chemicals towardsásustainable solutions, today announced theáintroduction ofáaánew opticalábrightening agent (OBA) specially designed foráfood packaging andápaper, Leucophor« AFCN liq. Theánewly launched OBA has been approved foráfood contact byátheáUS Food andáDrug Administration.

Urbanization andádigitalization are rapidly changing our lifestyle. People aroundátheáglobe are increasingly purchasing andáconsuming onátheágo. Aágrowing part ofáfood containers are made fromárenewable sources, sucháasápaper andáboard. It is necessary toáensure thatáthese paper containers are free fromásubstances thatáwould be harmfuláforátheáconsumer.

Archroma is committed toácontinuously challenge theástatus quo inátheádeep belief thatáwe can make our industry sustainable. We strive toáintroduce innovations thatáallow safe, efficient andáenhanced manufacturing processesŚandáend products.

Leucophor« AFCN liq was designed witháthese guiding principles inámind:

Leucophor« AFCN liquid has approvaláforáuse ináfood-contact paper andápaperboard underáFDA Food Contact Notification 1921, which became effective oná9áNovember 2018.
Leucophor« AFCN liq is ideally suited forástock application andáforáuse inácoating formulations thatácontain polyvinyláalcohol (PVOH), carboxymethylácellulose (CMC) orácasein asáaásecondary binder.
Leucophor« AFCN liq is aádisulphonated OBA, witháaácharacteristically high substantivity inátheáwet-end delivering theápapermaker cost savings throughátheáability toámake more rapid grade changes.
ôThere is aáfast-growing demand foráfood packaging made withápaper andáboard, andáour Leucophor« AFCN liquid OBA has been developed toáhelp manufacturers toárespond toáthatádemandö, comments Andrew Jackson, GlobaláProduct Manager OpticaláBrightening Agents, Paper Solutions Business, Archroma.

ôComplementing our FDA-compliant tetrasulphonated OBAs andáshading colorants, Leucophor« AFCN liquid provides our customers withágreater flexibility toáproduce attractive, white, paper-based packaging andácontainers foráfood applications. Becauseáitĺs our nature!ö

Source: Archroma

Previous news


© 2002—2019 PLASTINFO  

╚ݢţ­ýÓ÷Ŕ  ńţ˝˛ˇ´ÝÓ šÓ­ňŃŔ˝˛­Ŕ­ţÔÓÝÝűý ´ţŰŘšţÔÓ˛ňŰ ý ´ţ˝Űň ÓÔ˛ţ­ŔšÓ÷ŔŔ