Antimicrobial Plastic Additive stops growth of E-coli, staphylococcus.

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Manufactured using additives that are FDA approved, Gaia(TM) AB 505 has been tested sccording to the AATCC Test Method 147-2004 standards and has successfully stopped growth of E-coli and staphylococcus. Properties allow material to be manufactured at high temperatures with decomposition range between 450-460°F. Gaia(TM) AB 505 is available in PE, PP, PS and PET carrier.



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New Antimicrobial Additive



HOUSTON, TEXAS - Phoenix Plastics(TM) L.P., a manufacturer of engineered additives is announcing that they have released a new Antimicrobial additive, Gaia(TM) AB 505. Gaia(TM) AB 505 is manufactured using additives that are FDA approved.

Gaia(TM) AB 505 has been tested and has successfully stopped the growth of E-coli and Staphylococcus. Testing was done sccording to the AATCC Test Method 147-2004 standards. Gaia(TM) AB 505 unique properties allow the material to be manufactured at higher temperatures with a decomposition range between 450° F and 460° F. Gaia(TM) AB 505 is available in a PE, PP, PS and PET carrier. Phoenix Plastics(TM) additives are used across all avenues in the Plastic Industry.

"We developed the Gaia(TM) AB 505 product to help address the need in the industry for a economical, but long-term Antimicrobial that competes against the higher cost Antimicrobials that are currently on the market." says Rene´ Garcia, Engineering Manager of Phoenix Plastics(TM). Phoenix Plastics(TM) is strategically located near Houston, Texas.

Phoenix Plastics(TM) L.P. engineers and manufactures engineered grade additives such as Antimicrobials, Flame Retardants, Chemical Foaming Agents, Cleansing Agents, Process Enhancers, Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors, Stabilizers, Compatilizers, Ethylene Scavengers, Fragrances and variety of additional specialized additives. Phoenix Plastics manufactures and sells under the Cel-Span® and the Gaia(TM) trade names.

For more information about Phoenix Plastics(TM) please contact by phone at (936)-760-2311 or by e-mail at info@phoenixplastics.com.

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