Eastman

Product description

Eastman Cellulose Acetate (CA-398-3, Food Contact) is one of the lower viscosity solution grades of cellulose acetate. The average ASTM viscosity of CA-398-3, Food Contact is 3 seconds. Eastman CA-398-3, Food Contact is supplied in the form of a fine, dry, free-flowing powder. This multipurpose rheology enhancer, provides high strength and good resistance to ultraviolet light, heat, oils and greases. It is used in lacquers for glass, plastic, wire and release coatings. It may be blended with appropriate solvents, plasticizers, and other modifying resins to formulate coatings for paper, glass, plastic, wire screen, and electrical wiring. When CA-398-3, Food Contact is dissolved in appropriate solvents a clear, colorless solution is produced.

Eastman CAB-398-3, Food Contact is based on cellulose, one of the most abundant natural renewable resources, from trees harvested from sustainably managed forests.

This product is manufactured, stored, handled and transported by Eastman under conditions adhering to current Good Manufacturing Practices for food contact applications. This product meets requirements for use in certain food contact applications under regulations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (21 CFR), European Commission (Regulation 10/2011) and the Swiss Ordinance on Materials & Articles in Contact with Food (SR 817.023.21). Contact your Eastman representative or authorized Eastman distributor for specific regulatory compliance documentation.

For applications that do not require food contact compliance, please refer to Eastman CAB-398-3.

Applications/uses

  • Commerical printing inks
  • Graphic arts
  • Gravure printing inks
  • Inkjet printing inks
  • Labels - food packaging - food contact
  • Overprint varnishes
  • Pack & carton coatings
  • Packaging inks food contact
  • Screen printing inks
  • Tape - food packaging - food contact

    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

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