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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.

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Non-phthalate plasticizers as an alternative to traditional plasticizers

Eastman has a wide range of non-phthalate plasticizers that can fit with many end-application requirements. This includes sensitive applications such as food contact, medical, and toys.

Whether you want to replace general-purpose or fast-fusing plasticizers, Eastman has the broadest range of non-phthalate plasticizers in the industry. It allows formulators and manufacturers to produce high-performance products, with little to no reformulation, potentially saving months of development, approval, and transition time.

Among this broad range, Eastman 168™ and Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizers are the easy replacement for traditional general-purpose plasticizers like DINP, DOP, DIDP, and DPHP. They both have a comprehensive toxicological profile and outstanding performance characteristics. They enable formulators to move away from using phthalates while maintaining a premium level of performance!

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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High solvating benzoate ester plasticizer. Its diverse uses include resilient flooring and artificial leather cloth.
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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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