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UL Environment (ULe) and its Environmental Claims Validation (ECV) service have validated environmental and sustainability claims for volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, mold resistance, and bio-based content of BASF’s spray polyurethane foam (SPF) products.
Editor’s note: This paper was awarded the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s 2011 Carl A. Dahlquist Award for Best Technical Paper. Figure 1. Synthesis of DMCD-DEG Polymer Using Melt Transesterification Techniques