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Houston Texas -- ExxonMobil Chemical's Vistamaxx specialty elastomers targeted at flexible and rigid food packaging applications have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Food Contact Notification process. These grades, used in compounding and films, are also compliant with the compositional requirements of the EU-Directive 2002/72/EC for use in contact with food.
â€œExxonMobil Chemical has responded to the needs of customers who are either looking to add flexibility and strength to their food contact products or improve food packaging seals. Compliance to FDA regulations and the European Plastics Directive are important steps forward, opening up new global market opportunities,â€ said William Ramsey, Vistamaxx global market development manager, ExxonMobil Chemical.
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