M-ResinsTM and Vitel® for resealable trays approved for PET recycling
On January 19th, 2021, the PLASTIC SENSE FOUNDATION communicated that references M-ResinsTM and Vitel® adhesives manufactured by the company Bostik, Inc. comply with the Recyclability Guidelines for Thermoformed PET Trays. Bostik M-ResinsTM and Vitel® are not disturbing the recycling process of thermoformed PET packaging and are, therefore, approved for their use in processes and products to be certified under ECOSENSE and RETRAY schemes supported by the Foundation.
M-ResinsTM is an extrudable hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive used in the reseal layer of multilayer LDPE flexible lidding films. Plastic Sense Foundation certification applies to M-ResinsTM M650.F and takes also into account the results of the Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for PE films for the Recyclass Technology Approval obtained by Bostik the 8th of December 2020.
Vitel® is an extrudable copolyester resin adhesive that it is used, among other applications, in the reseal layer of multilayer PET flexible lidding films. Plastic Sense Foundation certification applies to Vitel® 1916NSB.F, 2200B.F, 2700B.F and 1250.F and takes also into account the results obtained from laboratory tests.