Robinson cure additive gains approval for use in toys, balloons

West Bromich, UK – Robinson Brothers has announced that its Arbestab Z product has been approved by the German BfR (Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) for use in the manufacture of toys and toy balloons

The zinc diisononyldithiocarbamate product is used in rubber vulcanisation, low-temperature curing and ‘ultra-accelerators’. The BfR approval is listed under special category section, with a maximum allowed-content of 0.5%.

Robinson Brothers recommends the additive for use in the pre-vulcanisation of high -ammonia natural rubber latex to “minimise/overcome the concerns relating to health…

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