Biodolomer® T 900442
Biodolomer® T 90442 is a biodegradable biomaterial developed for the thermoforming process, with focus on drinking cups.
Bidolomer® T is based on renewable resources.
Typical Basic Material properties of grade 900442
Certification of Compostability and Biodegrade
Biodolomer® T fulfills the requirements of the existing standards for compostable and biodegradable polymers because it can be degraded by microorganisms.
The biodegradation process in soil depends on the specific environment (climate, soil quality, population of microorganisms).
Food Regulatory Status
Biodolomer® T is one of the few compostable polymers, that complies in its composition with the European foodstuff legislation for food contact, EU Directive 10 / 2011 / EC with amendment 2023/1442, and US food contact notification for the main components:
FCN 2032, 1926, 615, and 623.
Specific limitations and more details are given on request. The converter or packer has to check the suitability of the article for the application.
Form supplied and Storage
Biodolomer® T is supplied as lenticular pellets in big bags. Temperatures during transportation and storage may not exceed 60 °C at any time. Storage time of unopened bags may not surpass 12 months at room temperature (23 °C).
Biodolomer® T has been developed for the conversion to extruded films from 0.3 - 8 mm thickness using a sheet extrusion process with subsequent thermoforming operation. Typical applications are packaging film for cups, trays, boards, and other thermoformed containers or articles. In view of numerous factors influencing the functionality and shelf life of Biodolomer® films and finished articles made thereof, the production parameters have to be tested by the converters before utilization.
The information submitted in this document is based on our current knowledge and experience. In view of the many factors that may affect processing and application, these data do not relieve processors of the responsibility of carrying out their own tests and experiments; neither do they imply any legally binding assurance for a special purpose. It is the responsibility of those to whom we supply our products to ensure that any proprietary rights and existing laws and legislation are observed.
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