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Product description

Eastar™ GN071 copolyester is a clear copolyester used in a variety of packaging and consumer product applications, including food and beverage packaging, general-purpose packaging, flexible film packaging, and consumer products. It is among the easiest resins to extrude into thin films and rigid, thermoformed containers. Eastar GN071 enables fast-moving consumer goods brand owners to make high-quality packaging and replace materials of concern while providing the premium appearance consumers expect. Packaging converters prefer Eastar GN071 for its best-in-class processing ease, energy efficiency, thermoformability, and versatility.

Eastar™ GN071 is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 51 for Food Equipment Materials. Eastar GN071 may be used in various food contact applications under the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. This product has been GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified. The GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). GEI is an industry-independent, nonprofit organization that oversees the GREENGUARD Certification Program. The GREENGUARD Certification Program is an industry-independent, third-party testing program for low-emitting products and materials for indoor environments. For more information about GEI and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman copolyesters, visit www.greenguard.org. Choose Eastman Chemical Company under the “Manufacturer" category and click search to display a list of our products.

This product has received a Platinum-level Material Health Certificate from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. A Material Health Certificate is awarded to products that meet the Material Health requirements of the multi-attribute Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard. The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is a nonprofit organization that administers the publicly available Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard, which provides designers and manufacturers with criteria and requirements for continually improving product materials and manufacturing processes. The Material Health Certificate provides manufacturers with a trusted way to communicate their efforts to identify and replace chemicals of concern in their products. For more information about Cradle to Cradle certification and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman copolyesters, visit www.c2ccertified.org. Search for Eastman Chemical Company in the Material Health Certificate Registry.

Applications/uses

  • Diffuser film
  • Extruding
  • Graphic arts
  • Home, garden & automotive packaging
  • Mono-layer film food contact
  • Multi-layer film food contact
  • Packaging component films
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Pkg comp - fc
  • Protective & performance film
  • Safety glasses/shield
  • Transaction cards
  • Wood furniture

    Key attributes

    • BPA free
    • Clear, bright, premium appearance
    • Easy to extrude
    • Easy to thermoform
    • Effective barrier properties
    • Great for blown film
    • Not a material of concern
    • Polystyrene (PS) alternative
    • PVC alternative

      Regulatory information and data sheets

      Product availability

      Check with local sales office to determine exact availability by country. Orders subjected to minimum order quantity.
      • Asia Pacific
      • Europe, Middle East, & Africa
      • Latin America
      • North America

      Authorized distributors

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