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Product description

Eastman Tritan™ TX 1800 copolyester is an amorphous copolyester specifically developed for use in blow molding and profile extrusion applications. Its most outstanding features are excellent toughness, hydrolytic stability, heat resistance, and chemical resistance. In addition, this new generation copolyester offers excellent appearance and clarity. Eastman Tritan™ TX1800 copolyester may be used in repeated use food contact articles under United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.

This product is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 51 for Food Equipment Materials.

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 CertifiedTM Product Standard. The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is a nonprofit organization that administers the publicly available Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM 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

  • Appliances (food contact)
  • Automotive parts & accessories
  • Blow molding
  • Building materials
  • Commercial housewares
  • Consumer housewares - food contact (fc)
  • Consumer housewares-NFC
  • Equipment & machinery
  • Fruit juice drinks packaging
  • Home, garden & automotive packaging
  • Lighting
  • Milk packaging
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Point-of-purchase
  • Profiles
  • Small appliances non-food contact
  • Sporting equipment
  • Water/sport bottles

Key attributes

  • Ease of processing
  • Excellent clarity
  • Excellent hydrolytic stability
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Good heat resistance
  • Outstanding impact resistance

    Regulatory information and data sheets

    Product availability

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    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe, Middle East, & Africa
    • Latin America
    • North America

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