October 11, 2010–Cincinnati, OH
PolyGroup Inc. is pleased to announce that FIPOLDER FHP05080 and FHP05040 high density polyethylene based microparticle powders comply with FDA regulationU.S. 21 CFR F.D.A. 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”states Paul Jackson, President of PolyGroup Inc.
PolyGroup Inc. was formed in 2003 in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area and is an innovator and marketer of specialty thermoplastic polymer products to industry processors, formulators and converters. PolyGroup Inc. products are differentiated from commodity plastics by their unique properties and/or function. TWO H Chem Ltd. specializes in the production of customized polymer products including thermoplastic powders, adhesive resins and films and specialty compounds. TWO H Chem. Ltd. company was formed in 2002 in Chungcheongbuk-Do, Korea and has grown through its offering of specialized products and services for select applications.