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Product Description

Cristal™ 400 copolyester is a high flow product. It is designed and engineered specifically for cosmetics packaging applications. With its unsurpassed color and clarity and an unmatched ability to mold thick parts with improved gate aesthetics, Cristal™ is clearly a well suited copolyester for premium cosmetics packaging. Other outstanding features of Cristal™ are excellent chemical resistance, high gloss, and improvements in processing such as faster cycle times, and lower scrap rates. Cristal™ is also ideally suited for two-shot molding techniques due to its lower processing temperatures, very slow crystallization rate, and flow characteristics.

This product has been CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIEDTM Bronze, with Material Health Certificate, Platinum.
The CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, 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 Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers through a continual improvement process that looks at a product through five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. A product receives an achievement level in each category—Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum—with the lowest achievement level representing the product’s overall mark.

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 Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Registry.

Applications/Uses

  • Bottles-skin care pkg
  • Closures-fragrance pkg
  • Color cosmetics packaging
  • Fragrance packaging
  • Jars-skin care pkg
  • Personal care & cosmetics packaging
  • Personal care bottles
  • Skin care packaging

Key Attributes

  • Ability to mold thick parts
  • Ease of processing
  • Easy to extrude, cut, decorate, and seal
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Excellent clarity and color
  • Excellent colorability
  • Good impact strength
  • Good stiffness
  • High gloss appearance
  • Improved gate aesthetics
  • Readily fill intricate molds
  • Toughness

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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