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Benzoflex™ non-phthalate plasticizers have an extensive toxicological profile and broad regulatory clearances that demonstrate their suitability for many uses. Their outstanding performance characteristics make it an excellent choice when you switch to a non-phthalate plasticizer.

Benzoflex™ Non-Phthalate Plasticizers

Benzoflex™ non-phthalate plasticizers

Choosing the proper plasticizer can be a real challenge for formulators and manufacturing personnel. You need the best option that will provide the required performance in your final product.

If you are looking for a non-phthalate alternative, Eastman has a broad selection of non-phthalate plasticizers suited for many applications. Benzoflex™ plasticizers from Eastman are an easy replacement for fast-fusing plasticizers like BBP, DBP, DIHP, and DIBP.

Marketed and safely used for more than 40 years, Benzoflex™ plasticizers have an extensive toxicological profile and broad regulatory clearances that demonstrate their suitability for many uses including sensitive applications such as food contact materials.

The outstanding performance characteristics and typical properties of Benzoflex™ plasticizers make them an excellent choice when you switch to a non-phthalate plasticizer.


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This article, written by Edward M. Petrie (EMP Solutions) will help you to select the best plasticizer for food packaging safety.
Plasticizer with an excellent cost to performance ratio in vinyl acetate ethylene copolymers and vinyl acetate homopolymers.
Triacetin. Acts as a plasticizer for cellulosic resins. Is compatible in all proportions with cellulose acetate, nitrocellulose and ethyl cellulose.
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Eastman™ Triacetin is a non-phthalate plasticizer for waterborne adhesives which provides excellent Tg suppression in vinyl acetate homo- and copolymer emulsions, reliability of supply and good compatibility with natural and synthetic rubber.
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Switch to a high performance non-phthalate solution for polysulfide sealants

Looking for a non-phthalate option for your polysulfide sealant?
Eastman VersaBond™ plasticizer is a highly efficient non-phthalate solution for polysulfide sealants.
As a near drop-in replacement for traditional phthalate-based plasticizers, VersaBond:

  • Is a non-phthalate plasticizer which is unaffected by any current or known upcoming phthalate restrictions likely under REACH
  • Outperforms other phthalate and non-phthalate options thanks to optimized Shore A hardness and better tensile properties to glass
  • Requires little to no reformulation, which can save months in development, approval and changeover time


Reduce costs while maximizing performance of water-based adhesives, thanks to Versafix™ non-phthalate plasticizer

Ideal for water-based adhesives, Eastman Versafix™ is a non-phthalate plasticizer that offers the optimal balance of functionality and value. It can help you reduce your formulation costs while providing a very good level of performance compared to traditional plasticizers.


Replace DIBP by Non-Phthalate alternatives in Waterborne Adhesives for Consumer products

Eastman's Benzoflex™ range of non-phthalate plasticizers provides an alternative to DIBP without the same regulatory concerns. Benzoflex™ plasticizers allow adhesive formulators to switch to safe alternatives to replace traditional fast-fusing plasticizers such as DIBP. Compared to traditional phthalates, Benzoflex™ non-phthalate plasticizers provide the same level of performance to waterborne adhesive products.



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