Scented polymers: what fragrant plastics tell us -- K Trade Fair

Topic of the Month: January 2015

Scented polymers

What fragrant plastics tell us

Bestseller or shelf warmer – the “nose factor” is crucial

Regulation of allergenic fragrances in scented toys

Masuck et al. ordered five different scented dolls from an Internet shop. Source: Masuck et al.

Beware of scented dolls

Photo: Felizitas Gemetz, ©: Fraunhofer IWM

Fragrance to increase safety

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Identification of off-odours in polymers

There are limits to the use of olfactorily contaminated plastics for the production of fresh materials. Odorous contamination of them needs to be minimised so that they are suitable for manufacturing new plastic products. A combination of analytical and sensor technology can help to identify olfactory contaminants and to check the efficiency and effectiveness of cleaning processes.
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