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Carbon black Specifications:
Toluene extractables: maximum 0,1 %, determined according to ISO method 6209.
UV absorption of cyclohexane extract at 386 nm: < 0,02 AU for a 1 cm cell or < 0,1 AU for a 5 cm cell,
determined according to a generally recognised method of analysis.
Benzo(a)pyrene content: max 0,25 mg/kg carbon black.
Maximum use level of carbon black in the polymer: 2,5 % w/w
To be used only in PET at maximum 10 mg/kg of polymer. Same purity requirements as for Vegetable Carbon (E 153)
set out by Commission Directive 95/45/EC laying down specific purity criteria concerning colours for use in
foodstuffs1 with exception of ash content which can be up to 10% (w/w).
Content of chlorofluoromethane less than 1 mg/kg of the substance
Dibutylthiostannoic acid polymer
Molecular unit = (C
Maleic anhydride-styrene, copolymer, sodium salt
MW fraction < 1000 is less than 0,05% (w/w)
Mixture of 4-(2-Benzoxazolyl)-4'-(5-methyl-2-benzoxazolyl)stilbene, 4,4'-bis(2-benzoxazolyl) stilbene and 4,4'-
Mixture obtained from the manufacturing process in the typical ratio of (58-62%):(23-27%):13-17%).
Petroleum hydrocarbon resins (hydrogenated)
Petroleum hydrocarbon resins, hydrogenated are produced by the catalytic or thermal polymerisation of dienes and
olefins of the aliphatic, alicyclic and/or monobenzenoid arylalkene types from distillates of cracked petroleum stocks
with a boiling range not greater than 220 °C, as well as the pure monomers found in these distillation streams,
subsequently followed by distillation, hydrogenation and additional processing.
Viscosity: > 3 Pa.s at 120 °C.
Softening point: > 95 °C as determined by ASTM Method E 28-67.
Bromine number: < 40 (ASTM D1159)
The colour of a 50 % solution in toluene < 11 on the Gardner scale
Residual aromatic monomer 50 ppm
Minimum viscosity 100x10
/s (=100 centistokes) at 25
Polyester of adipic acid with glycerol or pentaerythritol, esters with even numbered, unbranched C12-C22 fatty
MW fraction < 1000 is less than 5% (w/w)
Polyester of 1,4-butanediol with caprolactone MW fraction < 1 000 is less than 0,5 %
Polyethyleneglycol (E0 = 2-6) monoalkyl (C16-C18) ether
The composition of this mixture is as follows:
polyethyleneglycol (E0=2-6)monoalkyl (C16-C18) ether (approx. 28%)
fatty alcohols (C16-C18) (approx. 48%)
ethyleneglycol monoalkyl (C16-C18) ether (approx. 24%)'
Polyethyleneglycol tridecyl ether phosphate
Polyethyleneglycol (EO11) tridecyl ether phosphate (mono-and dialkyl ester) with a maximum 10% content of
The substance shall meet the purity criteria established in Commission Directive 96/77/EC (*)
Reaction product of di-tert-butylphosphonite with biphenyl, obtained by condensation of 2,4-di-tert-butylphenol with
Friedel Craft reaction product of phosphorous trichloride and biphenyl
OJ L 339, 30.12.1996, p. 1
OJ L 226, 22.9.1995, p.1. Directive as last amended by Directive 2004/47/EC (OJ L 113 , 20.4.2004, p.24).
Quantity of substance used /quantity of formulation