Wyandotte, Michigan -- BASF's Polyurethanes business in North America has launched an updated list of FDA-compliant products for the CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers) market.
FDA is the US Food and Drugs Administration, with regulatory authority on materials in contact with food, medicines and related products.
BASF's 30 Aug announcement said the following polyether polyols were recently added to the list: Pluracol P1010, Pluracol 1044, Pluracol 816 and Pluracol TPE 4542. These products comply with Title 21 of the US Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for select indirect food contact applications, as stated in sections 175.105 Adhesives and 177.1680 Urethanes.
The list includes selected methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) products, which can be used in adhesives in "reaction with one or more of the polyols or polyesters named in the paragraph."
Those interested can download the complete list of BASF's FDA-compliant polyurethane products for the CASE market from www.basf.com/pur in the Specialized Markets/Urethane Chemicals section.