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Addivant’s Stabilizer Gets Food-contact Approval in MERCOSUR Region

Published on 2018-08-31. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Additives for Packaging    

Addivant has announced that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, has been included in the revision to the food contact regulation in the MERCOSUR region for the use of WESTON® 705 in broad food-contact packaging materials.

Addivant’s WESTON® 705 for Food-contact Packaging

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Addivant’s WESTON® 705, a nonylphenol-free stabilizer for food-contact
packaging gets approval in MERCOSUR region

“WESTON® 705 is already approved for use in food-contact packaging in more than 180 countries including the U.S., Canada, Europe and China,”
said David Brassington, Addivant’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. “With this latest approval, WESTON® 705 has completed its global food-contact approval process enabling resin producers and packaging manufacturers to employ a single, global solution for Consumer-Packaged Goods for customers looking to stay ahead of the regulatory curve.”

“WESTON® 705 is the first and only antioxidant since the 1970’s that has achieved global food-contact approvals, setting a new standard in food packaging safety,” said John Steitz, Addivant’s CEO. “This final approval is a critical step for Addivant’s blockbuster additive which will allow us to accelerate the transformation of our company and fuel further investments in breakthrough innovation.”

Addivant Working Towards Lowering Environmental Impact


Addivant is dedicated to Responsible Care®, the chemical industry’s initiative to protect the environment; while ensuring the safety and security of the operations; and safeguarding the health and safety of the employees and neighboring communities. The goal is to make continuous progress toward the vision of no accidents, injuries or harm to the environment.

As active and responsible members of the communities, Addivant is committed to open communication with the employees and neighbors. The company monitors the safe production, transportation, and use of its products. Employees are comprehensively trained to do their jobs safely and with minimum impact to the environment.

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Source: Addivant
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