HITEMA 60240 AM is a masterbatch in a polypropylene carrier, which contains an antimicrobial active agent featuring remarkable performance against Gram+ (Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyrogenes, …) and Gram – (Escherichia Coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella…), mildew, fungi, and algae. HITEMA 60240 AM is approved by both FDA and EFSA for applications that are intended to be used into direct contact with foodstuff.
Plastic items demanding a high level of hygiene.
Food contact films.
It has been proven that the plastic articles containing HITEMA 60240 AM are granted with a good antimicrobial behavior for years, even when exposed to moisture.
The active ingredient added to its formulation has a great thermal stability and is able to resist temperatures up to 500 ºC.
The added active agent’s tiny particle size and its refraction index of 1.507 provide the film with outstanding final optical properties.