True non-phthalate plasticizer for close to human use: Pevalen™

Summary:

Pevalen™ is a true non-phthalate plasticizer with uncompromising performance. It is the perfect choice for sensitive applications, such as products in direct human contact, e.g. toys and childcare products, apparel and accessories, sports & leisure products, automotive interiors or other indoor applications such as floors or wall coverings in homes and public spaces.

Pevalen™ (chemical name pentaerythritol tetravalerate or PETV) has a unique performance not matched by any other plasticizer product with high plasticizing efficiency in combination with low migration and volatility. The unique combination of properties and its total-cost efficiency makes it a versatile and often superior plasticizer for both suspension and emulsion applications such as molded parts, films & sheets, coated fabrics - including artificial leather and other plastisol applications.


Description:

Plasticizers™ are used to increase the flexibility of PVC. Many of the most commonly used plasticizers are phthalate esters. Because of growing consumer concerns about the adverse health effects of phthalates, non-phthalate plasticizers are becoming the norm for close to consumer applications such as coated fabrics, flooring, toys etc.

Pevalen™ (chemical name pentaerythritol tetravalerate or PETV) is a true non-phthalate, high performance polyolester plasticizer. Pevalen™ is the perfect choice for sensitive applications, such as coated fabrics or flooring in hospitals and schools as well as other close-to-human applications – e. g. automotive interiors, toys, molded parts and wall coverings. Pevalen™ has a unique performance, not matched by any other plasticizer, with high plasticizing efficiency in combination with low migration and volatility.

Pevalen™ is:

  • Softest, most stable & durable in test
  • Safe to use day-in-day-out
  • Winning looks that last longer
  • Perfect for PVC coated materials
  • Enables efficient production due to plasticizing efficiency & gelation
  • Low carbon footprint and also available with renewable content

For more information visit www.perstorp.com/pevalen


Possible replacement to:

All plasticizers: - DINP - DOP - DIDP - DPHP - DINCH - DOTP - citrates - Mesamoll