Re-Usable Gel Pack features biodegradable film.
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Cryopak Introduces the Enviro-Ice Gel Pack with Biodegradable Film
TCP Reliable, Inc
551 Raritan Center Pkwy
Edison, NJ, 08837, USA
Edison, NJ -- http://www.Cryopak.com/ -- Cryopak, leader in cold chain packaging, introduces their new Enviro-Ice(TM) Gel Pack made with a biodegradable film.
Enviro-Ice(TM) is a re-usable gel pack with a biodegradable film. Lasting longer than ice, the refrigerant gel is designed to protect your product from freezing or over-heating.
"The Enviro-Ice(TM) Film has the ability to fully biodegrade when disposed of where other objects are biodegrading. These objects can be degrading anaerobically or aerobically," Eva Langen, Product Manager at Cryopak, said.
Cryopak's specially formulated Enviro-Ice(TM) gel packs contain elements that nurtures and feeds the microorganism community. Through natural selection, specific microorganisms that "feed" on the elements in the film are left in the soil around the film. This specialized community of microorganism have the ability to breakdown the long hydrocarbon plastic chains that make-up the film. In an aerobic situation the microorganism will breakdown the hydrocarbons until they are transformed into carbon dioxide and water. Depending on the community of microorganism it can take anywhere from 9 months to 5 years.
Enviro-Ice(TM) is able to biodegrade in the following environment(s):
About Cryopak [www.cryopak.com]
Cryopak manufactures the most complete line of cost-effective, high quality products dedicated to servicing the cold chain. Cryopak provides cold chain packaging solutions and products for the life science, pharmaceutical and food industries that require temperature controlled packaging during transport and handling.
About The TCP Family of Companies [www.tcpreliable.com]
The TCP Family of Companies is a complete packaging integrity solutions provider services the lifescience industries. The TCP Family consists of Cryopak, the leading manufacturer of cold chain related products and DDL, the leader in package, product and material testing validation for medical device and biopharmaceutical industries. The TCP family handles your packaging needs with one paramount goal: getting your product to market on time while maintaining the integrity of your products.
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551 Raritan Center Parkway
Edison, NJ 08837