Press Release Summary:
Formulated from FDA approved ingredients for direct food contact, high OGR (oil and grease resistant) AqualeneÂ® 5001 contains zero VOCs and is designed for paper converting and packaging industry. Water-based coating is repulpable, biodegradable, and environmentally safe. Product can be used for coating microwave popcorn bags, food wrappers, paper cups, ice cream boxes, or any food packaging product which requires high OGR properties.
Original Press Release:
New Water-Based Paper Coating Technology with High OGR
Northvale, NJ - Aqua Based Technologies, a division of ADM Tronics, Inc. has introduced a new water-based, repulpable, biodegradable, high OGR (oil and grease resistant), environmentally safe coating for the paper converting and packaging industry.
Aqualene® 5001 was specifically developed as a safe alternative to harmful fluorocarbon coatings which were used extensively for OGR before environmental hazards, such as ozone depletion, and health concerns were identified. In laboratory tests, Aqualene® 5001 has passed demanding tests for OGR ( pass 10 kit) while containing ZERO VOC's and no ozone depleting ingredients. Aqualene® 5001 is formulated from ingredients which are found on FDA lists cleared for direct food contact. (21 CFR 175.105, 175.320)
Aqualene® 5001 can be used for coating microwave popcorn bags, food wrappers, food trays and containers, paper cups, ice cream boxes, and packaging related to dairy, meats and cheeses; or any food packaging product which requires high OGR properties.
For complete details on Aqualene® 5001 and related products, visit the website at www.aquabased.com. To subscribe and receive tips and techniques on new coatings for the industry, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aqua Based Technologies, a division of ADM Tronics, researches, develops and manufactures safe, water-based coatings, adhesives, primers and additive formulations for use in numerous industrial applications in the converting, packaging, printing, and wall covering industries. Aqua Based formulations are effective, economical and safe replacements for hazardous products used in a wide variety of systems.