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Article | April 30, 1999
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Americ: FDA-approved nylon
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical's (New York, NY) Nylon-MXD6 has won FDA approval as an additive for use in the non-food-contact layer of multilayer films.
Nylon-MXD6 can be co-extruded with polyolefins nylon 6 nylon 66 PET polycarbonate and other materials with a high-temperature processing range. MXD6 is highly transparent and has a natural resistance to pinholing says the maker. It is recommended for packaging or lid materials and provides a good gas barrier in food packaging.
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