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DINP and DIDP TSCA Risk Evaluations: Potential Impact
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DINP and DIDP TSCA Risk Evaluations: Potential Impact

Presented by American Chemistry Council June 14, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. EDT Register Now > In May of 2019, the American Chemistry Council’s High Phthalates Panel (ACC HPP), representing major producers, importers, and users of diisononyl phthalate (DINP), diisodecyl phthalate … Continued

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Closing the Loop on Plastic Packaging – Navigating the Journey to 2025
UPCOMING WEBINAR: Closing the Loop on Plastic Packaging – Navigating the Journey to 2025
Closing the Loop on Plastic Packaging – Navigating the Journey to 2025

Presented by Avient Corporation May 24, 2022 at 11 a.m. EDT Register Now > Brands and stakeholders throughout the value chain are facing a number of challenges as they make every effort to meet the U.S. Plastics Pact 2025 targets. … Continued

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A Sticky Situation: Epoxies and Curatives
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May 11, 2022
A Sticky Situation: Epoxies and Curatives

Original article date: Nov. 1, 2019 Updated May 11, 2022 Epoxy resins have many applications, including metal coatings, electronics/electrical components, electrical insulators, fiber-reinforced plastic materials and adhesives. Uncured epoxy resins have only poor mechanical, chemical and heat resistance properties. Better … Continued

Super Strong: MIT Researchers Develop a New Type of Lightweight Plastic and a Novel, Plant-Based Composite
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April 27, 2022
Super Strong: MIT Researchers Develop a New Type of Lightweight Plastic and a Novel, Plant-Based Composite

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology continue to innovate when it comes to creating new materials. Two different groups of chemical engineers at MIT recently revealed their respective work–– one involving a new type of lightweight, super-strong plastic, and … Continued

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