PM16888 Is Suitable for Use in U.S. Food Contact Applications
CLINTON, Tenn., April 14, 2014 – Techmer PM, a leading producer of value-added colors and additives for the plastics and fiber industries, recently introduced PM16888, an antistat additive designed for applications requiring components that are sanctioned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and not reportable under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65).
The new additive, designed specifically to comply with Prop. 65, is a significant addition to Techmer PM’s antistatic product family. PM16888 provides Techmer PM’s consumer products customers a competitive advantage because it meets FDA criteria for food contact, thereby offering a seamless solution for being in compliance with Prop. 65. Common customer applications for PM16888 include food packaging, as well as products designed to include FDA- sanctioned components.
“We are pleased to offer this new antistat additive to meet our customers’ diverse requirements for producing innovative products that are also in compliance with federal and state regulations,” said Kaan Serpersu, product development and analytical engineer. “The addition of PM16888 underscores Techmer PM’s innovation in the plastics industry. It also demonstrates our strategy to proactively address compliance issues facing our customers and be ahead of the curve on a far-reaching solution for California and beyond.”
About Techmer PM
Techmer PM, LLC, is a major producer of value-added masterbatch and engineered compounds for the plastics and fiber industries. The company manufactures and sells masterbatch under its Techmer PM brand and engineered thermoplastic compounds through Techmer ES. The company has worldwide manufacturing capabilities focusing on high-performance applications where quality, technical support, and problem solving are critical. This year Techmer PM was recognized by Plastics News on its “Best Places to Work 2014” list. Learn more about the company by visiting techmerpm.com.