PolyGroup Inc. Announces FDA and NSF Food Contact Compliance for Microparticle Powders

October 13, 2010

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PolyGroup Inc. Announces FDA and NSF Food Contact Compliance for Microparticle Powders

PolyGroup Inc. has announced that FIPOLDER FHP05080 and FHP05040 high-density polyethylene based microparticle powders comply with FDA regulation U.S. 21 CFR FDA Part 177.1520 Clauses (c)(2.1) and (3.2) and NSF/ANSI Std. 51 (National Sanitation Foundation - Food Equipment Materials).

FDA U.S. 21 CFR Part 177.1520 Clauses (c)(2.1) and (3.2) regulate the use of polyethylene for use in articles that contact food for articles packing or holding food including its use during cooking.

The NSF/ANSI 51 standard is specifically applicable to materials and coatings used in the manufacturing of objects destined for contact with foodstuffs, whether solid or liquid. The standard is also applicable to piping, seals, gaskets, valves, and other items destined for various applications concerning contact with foodstuffs. The objects or materials certified standard NSF 51 must comply with strict criteria concerning analysis and guarantee of the requirements of the purity of substances used for its manufacture.
“Compliance with FDA and NSF regulatory guidelines for contact with food and water serves our customer base well by extending potential applications for our microparticle powders,” said Paul Jackson, president of PolyGroup Inc.
PolyGroup Inc. was formed in 2003 in the greater Cincinnati area and is an innovator and marketer of specialty thermoplastic polymer products to industry processors, formulators, and converters. For more information, visit www.PolyGroupInc.com. TWO H Chem Ltd. specializes in the production of customized polymer products including thermoplastic powders, adhesive resins, and films and specialty compounds.

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