Eastman, CertiChem trial to start this week

A key debate about the safety of estrogenic activity (EA) in plastics is set to take place this week in the U.S. District Court at the Western District of Texas in Austin, TX.

Court documents titled "Eastman Chemical Co. v. PlastiPure and CertiChem" verify the nature of the suit is "Trademark Infringement."

In January 2012, Eastman Chemical Co. filed legal action against PlastiPure and CertiChem claiming the companies made false or misleading statements regarding EA coming from Eastman's Tritan line of resins and products using these materials. PlasticsToday first broke the story on June 15, 2012. ...

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