11 October 2016
Perstorp, a leading provider of PVC plasticizers and other specialty chemicals, has been awarded
ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® for its Pevalen™ (pentaerythritol tetravalerate or PETV) true non-phthalate plasticizer. This certifies that Pevalen can be used in sustainable textile production and verifies that using Pevalen™ in textiles has no harmful effects on human health or the environment.
“We are very proud to have received this important independent certification!” says Håkan Björnberg, Perstorp’s VP of Innovation. “It confirms that Perstorp is on track with its ambitions to create safe and sustainable solutions.”
”Along with a continuously increasing demand for Pevalen™ because of its non-phthalate nature, we have also seen an increased demand for OEKO-TEX® certification from the coated fabrics industry,” Björnberg notes. “This certificate assures customers requiring a high-performance non-phthalate plasticizer for their PVC coated textiles that Pevalen™ is the choice for them.” Perstorp is the first company to introduce PETV to the market.
Perstorp representatives will be discussing Pevalen™—and other sustainable innovations for the plastics industry — at K 2016, on the stand of the company’s distribution partner Nordmann, Rassmann in Hall 8b (stand H29).
For more information please contact:
Tony Toebak, Marketing Communications Manager, send an email, Tel +31 416 317 721
Kevin Noels, EMG, send an email, Tel +31 164 317 011
OEKO-TEX® Association offers a portfolio of products and services for sustainable textile production. Its latest product, ECO PASSPORT, enables manufacturers of textile processing chemicals and chemical compounds to transparently confirm that their products meet the criteria for environmentally responsible textile production. Pevalen™ is the first product produced in Sweden to gain this certification.