Eastman introduces high-purity non-phthalate plasticizer


Eastman Chemical is introducing a sensitive-grade nonphthalate plasticizer for medical and other PVC applications to meet growing demands for materials that are extremely pure.

"We are introducing this product because our customers increasingly want certifications of purity, particularly for medical applications," said Brian Yobst, business manager for general purpose plasticizers at Eastman.

(Kingsport, TN) in an interview on the show floor of CleanMed 2013 in Boston.

High-product purity is defined as:
• Low di-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP),
• Low 2-EH, and
• Specified limit for trace heavy metals, including RoHS and EN71-3....
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