Sylvin Technologies Inc. has introduced vinyl compounds that comply with new regulations for plasticizers in vinyl.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission banned the use of three plasticizer phthalates as of Feb. 10: DEHP, or di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate; dibutyl phthalate; and butyl benzyl phthalate. It also temporarily banned the use of diisononyl phthalate, diisodecyl phthalate and di-n-octyl phthalate in toys and child-care products.
Sylvin of Denver, Pa., said its Sylvin 2920 series meets CPSC regulations and incorporate ingredients sanctioned for use by the Food and Drug Administration. The compounds are clear or custom colored and available in hardness ranging from 55-90 Shore A.
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