Kraiburg TPE: Material solution complying with global food-contact regulations

Kraiburg TPE offers a new series for food contact applications, Thermolast K FC/AD/PP. The series features properties such as PP adhesion, optimized flow, and hardness range from 30 to 90 Shore A. The materials are easily processable by injection molding, extrusion and 3D printing. Furthermore, the compounds in the FC/AD/PP series are free from animal ingredients, heavy metals, phthalates, bisphenol A, and latex, accommodating to the production of sustainable goods. The compounds are available in natural and translucent colors with the option of in-house pre-coloring, allowing the flexibility of a variety of product solutions.

With Thermolast K FC/AD/PP, Kraiburg TPE offers a new series for food contact applications. (Source: Kraiburg TPE)

The superior haptics and soft-touch features make the compounds ideal for applications such as household goods, packaging for food and consumer care articles, razors, toothbrushes, toys and other products.

„Ensuring consumer safety is crucial for today’s consumer products manufacturers,“ states Lee Jia Yin, Product Developer at Kraiburg TPE. She adds that the new FC/AD/PP series satisfies food safety material requirements, and meets stringent regulatory criteria, including (EU) No. 10/2011, GB 4806-2016, and (FDA) CFR Title 21. The series also complies with the DIN EN 71-3 toy specifications, as well as the REACH, SVHC and RoHS.