Addivant’s Weston 705

A nonylphenol-free alternative

Addivant’s Weston 705 is the only nonylphenol-free liquid phosphite antioxidant alternative with food contact approvals in the US, Europe and China

Addivant’s nonylphenol-free stabilizer, Weston 705, has achieved yet another milestone by receiving broad food contact approval for use in packaging materials from the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) in China. “Materials containing nonylphenol are slowly but surely being removed from store shelves all over the world,” said Jonathan Hill, chief technology officer at Addivant. “China’s draft food contact law, which is expected to be finalized this year, includes a 10 ppb migration limit on nonylphenol. As a result, Consumer Packaged Goods companies (CPGs) are seeking an immediate replacement.”

Already approved in more than 50 countries for food contact packaging, Weston 705 becomes the only nonylphenol-free liquid phosphite antioxidant alternative with food contact approvals in the US, Europe and China. This enables resin producers and packaging manufacturers to employ a single, global solution for CPG customers looking to stay ahead of the regulatory curve. The result of more than seven years of research and investment ,Weston 705 is the most thoroughly tested new plastic antioxidant on the market

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