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Teknor Apex introduces biobased flexible vinyl compounds [Registered]

BioVinyl, a new line of flexible vinyl compounds made from Dow Ecolibrium biobased plasticizers, has been developed by Teknor Apex. BioVinyl compounds incorporate phthalate-free Dow EcolibriumTM biobased plasticizers produced from plant byproducts by Dow Electrical and Telecommunications (Dow E&T), a unit of The Dow Chemical Company. Under a joint agreement, Teknor Apex has been granted the exclusive right to market in North America flexible vinyl compounds containing Dow EcolibriumTM biobased plasticizers. Life cycle analysis tests conducted by Dow and reviewed by a third party indicate that each ton of biovinyl compound helps the industry reduce carbon dioxide equivalent emissions by…

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