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Eastman has a non-phthalate plasticizer solution for your most sensitive applications

Eastman Plasticizers
This is a Past Webinar

As technological advances and changing regulations improve as well as challenge the market, the plasticizer industry is looking for efficient and cost-effective alternatives to traditional plasticizers in their applications.

Eastman Chemical Company, North America's largest producer of non-phthalate plasticizers, strives to help meet the long-term needs of the plasticizer industry by expanding its non-phthalate plasticizer portfolio with the addition of Eastman 168™ SG (sensitive grade) non-phthalate plasticizer.

For those looking for a non-phthalate plasticizer specifically targeted for highly sensitive applications such as medical devices, toys, childcare articles and food-contact products, Eastman has your solution with Eastman 168™ SG non-phthalate plasticizer, an enhanced grade of the industry-leading Eastman 168™ non-phthalate plasticizer.

It is an easy-to-use replacement for general purpose plasticizers, with its outstanding performance properties, low-temperature flexibility, extensive toxicological profile and excellent non-migration properties.

Presented By:
Dan Bolton

Length: 90 min

Why should you view this webinar?

By watching this Webinar, you will:

• Hear about alternatives to traditional plasticizers
• Learn about processing with non-phthalate plasticizers
• Update on regulatory landscape regarding DEHP and DINP and how that timeline will affect you
• Learn about Eastman's new non-phthalate product, Eastman 168™ SG, a sensitive-grade solution designed specifically to meet extensive testing and qualifications within the medical market and other sensitive applications, which is manufactured to higher purity standards - with more comprehensive testing and documentation

Who should view this webinar?

Resin suppliers, Polymer compounders, Polymer converters, Molders, Designers and OEMs, Specifiers.


Potential Market applications:
• Medical
• Toys
• Childcare articles
• Food Contact products
• Flexible PVC

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Dan Bolton Group Leader for Plasticizers Technical Service and Application Development - Eastman Chemical Company

Dr. Dan Bolton is the group leader for plasticizers technical service and application development at Eastman Chemical Company. In 2007, he started at Eastman in the polymer market development and innovation group as an emerging market manager who looked for new opportunities for the company.

From there, Dr. Bolton became the market development manager for the plasticizers group. In that role, he was charged to lead forward-thinking, groundbreaking projects for the plasticizers business. Before starting at Eastman, Dr. Bolton spent several years at Bayer Material Science. There, he had responsibilities in multiple areas, including technical marketing, product development and product management for polycarbonate applications for several market segments, including medical.

Dr. Bolton earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Central Oklahoma and master’s and doctorate degrees from Washington University in St. Louis.

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