Adhesives Magazine

PSA for Food Contact

September 3, 2002
NATIONAL STARCH AND CHEMICAL CO.

A family of pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) for use with food and other consumer products exhibits 17% greater peel than previous versions. DURO-TAK® 34-449A hot melt adhesive provides a 180 deg peel value of 100 ounces per inch (opi) after 20 minutes and a value of 105 opi after 24 hours. The dry-film components of this adhesive comply with the compositional requirements of the FDA Indirect Food Contact Regulation, 21 CFR 175.125 “adhesives,” and 21 CFR 176.170. Circle No. 141