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Regulatory restrictions and changing consumer preferences are increasingly leading plasticizer users to remove phthalates from formulations. Eastman offers the broadest range of high-performance non-phthalate plasticizers dedicated to various end-use requirements, including sensitive applications.

Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers dedicated to many end-applications

Which applications can Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers be used in?


Eastman develops and manufactures a complete portfolio of high-performance non-phthalate plasticizers designed for many challenging end uses, including the most sensitive applications.

With more than 50 years of experience in the plasticizers industry, Eastman demonstrates a groundbreaking knowledge and best-in-class expertise. Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers are safe alternatives for traditional plasticizers. They have been successfully used by major manufacturers in processes including extrusion molding, calendaring, injection molding, thermal molding, and dipping.


Click the following icons to learn more about some common applications of Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers:


Automotive
Meeting the demanding
needs of the automotive
industry
Flexible PVC
Non-phthalate general-
purpose plasticizers for
flexible PVC
Flooring
Specialty non-phthalate
plasticizers for flooring
Food Contact
Non-phthalate solutions
with clean toxicological
and regulatory profiles
Medical
Sensitive-grade solution
designed specifically for
the medical market
PVC Plastisols
Non-phthalate fast-fusing
plasticizers for PVC
Plastisols
Toys & Child care
Alternative non-phthalate
plasticizers for toys and
child care
 


Demanding needs

Meet the demanding needs of the Automotive industry using non-phthalate plasticizers


Eastman's portfolio of non-phthalate plasticizers enables car manufacturers to meet the industry's most challenging needs such as corrosion resistance, improved paintability, safety, light weighting, and more.

Widely used in the automotive industry, plasticized PVC helps make today's cars and trucks better protected from the elements, last longer, drive quieter, and are more comfortable and safe.  

Eastman's non-phthalate plasticizers bring multiple advantages to a variety of automotive applications:


Choose the proper non-phthalate plasticizers for your automotive application and download the TDS you need!


Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for Automotive Download TDS
Polymeric plasticizers  
Admex™ 6995 polymeric plasticizer PDF button
Admex™ 770 polymeric plasticizer PDF button
Specialty plasticizers  
Benzoflex™ 9-88 SG plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 354 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 1046 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 9-88 plasticizer PDF button
Eastman Effusion™ plasticizer PDF button
Eastman TXIB™ formulation additive PDF button
General purpose plasticizers  
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman™ TEG-EH plasticizer PDF button
 
Plasticizers for Flexible PVC

Use Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for Flexible PVC


Eastman's unique non-phthalate plasticizers have been enhancing the performance and safety of PVC for years.

Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer offers the best available combination of excellent performance and a trusted alternative for traditional phthalates to replace DOP/DEHP and DINP in flexible PVC applications. Plus, it requires little to no reformulation as it is a near drop-in replacement for phthalate plasticizers.

For enhanced compatibility in PVC formulations, turn to Eastman VersaMax™ plasticizer. With better efficiency, lower fusion temperatures, and improved dry times, VersaMax provides optimal performance with a minimal amount of reformulating when switching from DINP.

Select the non-phthalate plasticizers for your flexible PVC application and download the TDS you need!


Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for Flexible PVC Download TDS
Polymeric plasticizers  
Admex™ 523 polymeric plasticizer PDF button
Specialty plasticizers  
Benzoflex™ 181 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 2-45 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 284 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 354 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 50 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ VP-953 plasticizer PDF button
General purpose plasticizers  
Eastman VersaMax™ plasticizer PDF button
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman™ 425 plasticizer PDF button
 
Plasticizers for flooring

An extensive portfolio of non-phthalate plasticizers for Flooring


Based on years of innovation, Eastman has developed a wide range of non-phthalate plasticizers to bring their customers a safe and superior line of products for PVC-backed carpet, resilient sheet flooring, luxury vinyl tile, or vinyl composite tile.

Eastman offers various non-phthalate plasticizers for flooring, such as Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer and Eastman Effusion™ plasticizer, a high-solvating and fast-fusing solution that could bring energy savings thanks to reduced fusion temperatures.


Discover more about Eastman plasticizers for Flooring by clicking on the names below!


Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for Flooring Download TDS
Specialty plasticizers  
Benzoflex™ 1046 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 2088 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 284 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 6000 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 9-88 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ RF-532 plasticizer PDF button
Eastman Effusion™ plasticizer PDF button
Eastman TXIB™ formulation additive PDF button
General purpose plasticizers  
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman™ 425 plasticizer PDF button
 
Plasticizers for food contact

Switch to non-phthalate plasticizers for Food Contact


Food contact is one of the most demanding & sensitive applications. With increasing pressure to develop phthalate alternatives, formulators are seeking safer plasticizers.

Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers show clean toxicological and regulatory profiles and have been reviewed by regulatory agencies around the globe. FDA and EFSA approvals make them highly recommended for food contact applications, such as food wrap film, metal cap and closure liners, PVC gloves, hoses and tubing, etc.


Explore Eastman's non-phthalate plasticizers by clicking on the names below!


Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for Food Contact Download TDS
Polymeric plasticizers  
Admex™ 334F polymeric plasticizer PDF button
Specialty plasticizers  
Eastman TXIB™ formulation additive PDF button
General purpose plasticizers  
Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman™ DOA plasticizer PDF button
Eastman™ DOA plasticizer, kosher PDF button
Eastman™ triacetin PDF button
Eastman™ triacetin, food grade PDF button
Eastman™ triacetin, food grade, kosher PDF button
 
Solution for Medical

A dedicated sensitive-grade solution for Medical


With many years as a solutions provider, Eastman produces breakthrough non-phthalate plasticizers for medical. Today, Eastman's products bring significant advantages such as longevity and flexibility to medical packaging, devices, and materials all over the world.

Whether you manufacture IV solution bags, infusion sets, respiratory devices, enteral feeding tubes, catheters, dialysis disposables, or tubing, Eastman has the most comprehensive range of non-phthalate plasticizers.

Eastman's broad portfolio features Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer, a sensitive-grade solution designed to meet the highest medical standards.


Discover more about non-phthalate plasticizers for Medical by clicking below!


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Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for Medical Download TDS
Specialty plasticizers  
Eastman TXIB™ formulation additive PDF button
General purpose plasticizers  
Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman™ TOTM plasticizer PDF button
 
Processing for PVC Plastisols

Ease of formulation processing for PVC Plastisols


Looking to replace traditional plasticizers in PVC Plastisols applications?

Eastman non-phthalate, fast-fusing plasticizers, such as Eastman VersaMax™ plasticizer, provide many advantages to PVC plastisol applications. With increased productivity, faster fusion times, and lower fusion temperatures, VersaMax is the ideal replacement for DINP.

Eastman Effusion™ plasticizer is a non-phthalate, fast-fusing option ideally suited for PVC plastisol applications. Effusion outperforms when compared with traditional fast-fusing plasticizers.


Learn more by clicking on the following product names!


Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for PVC Plastisols Download TDS
Polymeric plasticizers  
Admex™ 523 polymeric plasticizer PDF button
Admex™ 6187 polymeric plasticizer PDF button
Admex™ 761 polymeric plasticizer PDF button
Specialty plasticizers  
Benzoflex™ 131 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 181 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 2-45 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 2088 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 284 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 354 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ 50 plasticizer PDF button
Benzoflex™ VP-953 plasticizer PDF button
Eastman TXIB™ formulation additive PDF button
General purpose plasticizers  
Eastman Effusion™ plasticizer PDF button
Eastman VersaMax™ plasticizer PDF button
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman™ 425 plasticizer PDF button
 
Plasticizers for Toys and Child Care

Non-phthalate plasticizers for Toys & Child Care


Toys and child care manufacturers are increasingly looking for non-phthalate alternatives in order to offer safer products to the market.

Suitable for sensitive applications, Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer has a clean toxicological profile and can safely be used in children's articles.

Eastman 168 outperforms others plasticizers in the market and is the preferred option of many manufacturers.


Learn more about Eastman options by clicking on the product names below!


Eastman non-phthalate plasticizers for Toys & Child Care Download TDS
Specialty plasticizers  
Benzoflex™ VP-953 plasticizer PDF button
Eastman TXIB™ formulation additive PDF button
General purpose plasticizers  
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button
Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer PDF button

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With Eastman VersaMax Plus, a non-phthalate plasticizer, plastisol manufacturers now have a choice that improves performance
AdmexTM polymeric plasticizers are an Eastman family of solutions that are ideal for flexible PVC applications demanding high quality properties.
Are you aware of what is happening today in the flooring market worldwide? Check out the 3 regulatory key takeaways for the flooring industry
Help food and beverages stay fresh! Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer has a long, proven history to ensure safe use and a long-lasting, fresh taste
Are you looking to remove phthalates in your flexible PVC tubing application without losing excellent performance? Find the right plasticizer in this case study
Eastman VersaMax™ Plus Plasticizer is a non-phthalate, general purpose solution. It is compatible with flexible PVC and plastisols.
This article will help you to select the best plasticizer for food packaging
What are the effects of plasticizers on solvent bond strength in flexible PVC tubing? Check the differences between DEHP and Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer
Admex™ 6995 by Eastman Chemical Company is a medium molecular weight polymeric adipate. Acts as a plasticizer. It offers permanency and toughness.
Benzoflex™ 131 by Eastman Chemical Company is an isodecyl benzoate. Acts as a plasticizer. It is a water-insoluble clear, low viscous organic liquid with mild ester odor.
Eastman™ DOA Plasticizer, Kosher by Eastman Chemical Company is a bis (2-ethylhexyl) adipate. Acts as a plasticizer. It is manufactured under rabbinical supervision in full accordance with Jewish dietary law.
Eastman™ DOM by Eastman Chemical Company is a blend of bis(2-ethylhexyl) maleate (>96.5%) and bis (2-ethylhexyl) fumarate (<3.5%). Acts as a specialty plasticizer.
Glyceryl triacetate, supplied by Eastman Chemical Company. Acts as a plasticizer. Used in chewing gum and other food contact related plastic compound.
Glyceryl triacetate grade. Acts as a plasticizer. Used in chewing gum and other food contact related plastic compound. It is manufactured under rabbinical supervision in full accordance with Jewish dietary law.
Remove phthalates in flooring applications without losing performance! Eastman 168 non-phthalate plasticizer offers easy replacement & efficiency for flooring.
High solvating, non-phthalate plasticizer. Provides lower plastisol viscosity, excellent low temperature flexibility, and fusion rates similar to typical high solvating plasticizers in vinyl formulations. Recommended for PVC plastisols, automotive and flooring or interior surfaces.
Non-phthalate plasticizer. Offers sensitive applications, security of supply and the most stringent QA protocols in a high-purity product, coupled with access to proprietary test data. It offers low extractables, low migration and a clean toxicological profile.
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Admex™ 525
Polymeric plasticizer. It is characterized by a mild ester odor and light color. Possesses low viscosity and low molecular weight with a desirable ratio of cost/permanence.
Benzoate plasticizer. Offers excellent performance and the unique combination of complete FDA clearance as well as no EU labeling vs traditional plasticizers.
Acts as a plasticizer. Is also compatible with, and an excellent solvator for, polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Flexible vinyl formulations based on this plasticizer can be processed quicker and/or at lower temperatures than vinyls based on a di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate.
Triacetin. Acts as a plasticizer for cellulosic resins and is compatible in all proportions with cellulose acetate, nitrocellulose, and ethyl cellulose. Is useful for imparting plasticity and flow to laminating resins, particularly at low temperatures, and is also used as a plasticizer for vinylidene polymers as well as colymers.
Benzoate plasticizer. When properly formulated, this product can be used to replace the plasticizers currently utilized in the A-side of 2K-formulations.
Plasticizer for latex caulks. It was designed to pass the stringent performance requirements outlined in ASTM C-920 and ASTM C-834 as well as in non-specification caulks.
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Admex™ 761
Medium-high molecular weight, polymeric adipate. Acts as a plasticizer. Is characterized by a mild ester odor and light color. Possesses very good extraction resistance to organic materials.
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Admex™ 760
An ultra-high molecular weight, polymeric adipate. Acts as a plasticizer. Possesses maximum resistance to extraction, migration and volatility.
Benzoate ester. Acts as a plasticizer specifically designed for vinyl plastisol applications. Used as a very good alternative to high solvating phthalate plasticizers.
Benzoate. Acts as a plasticizer for thermoplastic urethane applications. Exhibits modification of the melt rheology characteristics of TPU-based compounds, easier processing, and cost effective extension of the TPU.
Benzoate ester. Acts as a high solvating plasticizer designed for resilient vinyl flooring. May be used in foam, clear or wear layers. Incorporation into the wear or clear layers of a construct imparts very good stain and UV resistance.
Benzoate ester. Acts as a high solvating plasticizer designed for high performance PVC flooring applications. Displays very good wet tack, set times and open times.
Alkyl benzoate ester. Acts as a low viscosity, high solvating plasticizer for plastisols applications. Exhibits low odor and very good compatibility with PVC. Can also be used in other applications requiring a low viscosity.
Polyester-type permanent plasticizer. Possesses superior extraction and migration resistance. Well-suited for critical uses where the PVC compound must be approved for food contact applications. Exhibits low odor.
Low volatility. dioctyl phthalate. Acts as a plasticizer. Offers very good resistance to hydrolysis. Provides good stability to heat and ultraviolet light.
Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) adipate. Acts as a plasticizer. Can be used alone or blended with other plasticizers, such as DOP or DOTP. In PVC, it features flexibility at low temperatures, good electrical properties, good resistance to weathering and good stability to heat.
General purpose plasticizer for flexible PVC. Provides very good low temperature flexibility. Exhibits very good resistance to extraction. Offers good non-migration properties.
Eastman™ 168 is a non-phthalate plasticizer. Offers good performance properties. Provides low temperature flexibility and resistance to extraction by soapy water. Exhibits very good non-migration properties.
Non-phthalate plasticizer. Is recommended for cast urethane applications that require minimum cure interference and maximum compatibility. Offers excellent inert filler acceptance, contributes improved tear strength, better rebound and reduce swell with certain solvents.
Versatile benzoate ester plasticizer. Possesses very good solvating characteristics in plastisol and dry blended vinyl formulations.
High solvating, non-phthalate plasticizer compatible with a wide range of synthetic resinous materials. Imparts a softening and flexibilizing effect to resins. Used in the formulation of PVC plastisols.
White flake solid with a melt point of 118°C. Acts as a plasticizer.
Effective high solvating plasticizer. Possesses exceptional stain resistance that makes it ideal for resilient polyvinyl chloride (PVC) flooring topcoats. PVC formulations can be processed at lower temperatures and/or quicker production rate.
Specialty benzoate plasticizer. Imparts very good stain resistance, high resin solvation at elevated temperatures.
Medium molecular weight polymeric adipate. Acts as a plasticizer. Has a mild ester odor and light color. Possesses high permanence and low contribution to odor and taste in vinyl compounds. Offers resistance to hydrolysis and soapy water extraction.
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Admex™ 770
Medium-to-high molecular weight polymeric plasticizer based on a blend of adipic and phthalic acid. Possesses a mild ester odor and a light color. Exhibits very good extraction resistance and weatherability.
Medium molecular weight polymeric adipate. Is characterized by a mild ester odor and light color. It is highly permanent and resistant to oil as well as solvent extraction.
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Admex™ 523
Medium molecular weight polymeric plasticizer. Possesses a mild ester odor and light color. Imparts very good processability to PVC compositions. Exhibits high gel strength, low fusion temperatures and very good cell structure.
Lowest viscosity plasticizer. Imparts a dry surface to the vinyl, very good resistance to staining, and physical properties equivalent to DOP. Used for automotive OEM, plastisols, sheet vinyl flooring, toys/sporting goods, traffic cones, vinyl compounding, vinyl gloves, wall coverings.
Tris (2-ethylhexyl) trimellitate. Acts as a plasticizer. Used in applications where low volatility is of supreme importance. Has unique low migration properties and extraction resistance properties.
Low color, low volatility, triethylene glycol bis (2-ethylhexanoate). Acts as a plasticizer. PFor PVB resins, it offers low viscosity for ease of compounding and low color for excellent clarity in automotive and residential and commercial window applications.
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer is an excellent alternative for childcare articles and toys
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer is an excellent general-purpose plasticizer for flexible PVC
Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer is a safe solution with extensive toxicological profile. It is suitable in sensitive applications as medical devices
Looking for a safe alternative to phthalates? Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer is a sensitive-grade solution designed for the medical market
Get all the answers to your questions about Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer: Regulation/Safety, Technical Performance, Formulation, Additional services
Struggling to know how regulatory changes are going to affect the plasticizer industry in the coming years? Find out what's next & how it may affect your business
What if you could find an alternative to traditional phthalate plasticizers while maximizing performance properties of your plastisol formulation? Eastman offers a wide range of fast fusing products for making PVC flexible.
High solvating benzoate ester plasticizer. Its diverse uses include resilient flooring and artificial leather cloth.
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Case Studies from Non-Phthalate Plasticizers

Switch to high performance non-phthalate plasticizers for your PVC Plastisol applications

Eastman has been developing alternatives to traditional phthalate plasticizers for making PVC flexible for many years. Today, with a comprehensive product line including Benzoflex™ non-phthalate plasticizers, Eastman offers a wide range of fast fusing products that provides numerous advantages.

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Move to non-phthalate while providing high performance in flooring applications

Are you looking to remove phthalates in your flooring application without losing excellent performance? Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer is the ideal general purpose plasticizer for flooring. It offers a ready replacement for traditional phthalate plasticizers, saving months of development, reformulation time and expense.

Moreover, Eastman 168 brings efficiency to flooring formulations thanks to good migration resistance and excellent processing properties.

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Switch to a safe / non-phthalate alternative to replace DEHP plasticizer in Medical devices

In order to answer the increasing demand for safer products, Eastman has developed an alternative to phthalate plasticizers, Eastman 168™ SG. It provides easy replacement of traditional plasticizers without significant changes to formulations or processing conditions.

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