Phthalate plasticizer

Phthalate plasticizer

Chemical added to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and certain other plastics to make them more flexible.
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USPRwire, Wed Jun 03 2015] Global Dioctyl Phthalate Plasticizer Market by Application (Floor & Wall Coverings, Wire & Cables, Film & Sheet, Coated Fabric, Consumer Goods), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, RoW) - Analysis and Forecast to 2019
DEHP is the primary phthalate plasticizer for such vinyl medical devices.
Currently the only phthalate plasticizer used in polyvinyl chloride medical devices such as blood bags and IV tubing.
Linear C9 phthalate plasticizer, Jayflex L9P, provides lower volatility and fogging in automotive vinyls and is useful in roofing membranes and pond liners where superior stability is required.
Also, evidence for a solid-phase mechanism is shown in the extended combustion time of the mixture, compared again with the phthalate plasticizer (176 sec vs.
Linear C9 phthalate plasticizer, Jayflex L9R provides lower volatility and fogging in automotive vinyls and is useful in roofing membranes and pond liners where superior stability is required.
For the products, the traditional, cheap and high risky phthalate plasticizer is being substituted by the new, safe and expensive citrate plasticizer and trimellitic acid plasticizer, which reflects significantly in the international market.
Everyone knows that non-phthalate PVC plasticizers are the weak siblings of phthalate plasticizers.
ESBO is being used as the preferred substitute for phthalate plasticizers by major PVC manufacturers and suppliers globally.
Low-smoke, flame-retardant thermoplastic elastomers are said to enable manufacturers of power and other flexible cords to produce non-PVC insulation and jacketing that does not contain halogenated flame retardants or phthalate plasticizers, while avoiding the processing limitations of highly filled halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) polyolefin compounds.
2-EH is an oxo alcohol which was earlier employed in the industry as a plasticizer alcohol for manufacturing various phthalate plasticizers, but as the restrictions were imposed on the use of phthalate plasticizers by various regulatory bodies around the world, the consumption trends changed significantly in the recent years.
Increasing demand for phthalate plasticizers due to rise in consumption of polyvinyl chloride coupled with growing demand for unsaturated polyester resins is expected to drive the market growth for phthalic anhydride.