A-C® 16

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in prill form. Is used as an external lubricant in PVC processing.


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    * The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.

Product Form and Size

  • Product FormPrill
  • Product FamilyPE homopolymer

Regulatory Approvals

  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF*No
  • FDA Indirect Approvals*Yes
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approvals*No

Related TDS/SDS

Typical Uses

  • PlasticsDecreases Die Pressure| Filler-Pigment Dispersion| Fusion Time Delay| Improves External Lubrication| Improves Gloss| Improves Metal Release| Lowers Melt Temperature

Typical Properties

  • Hardness, dmm (ASTM D-5)5.5
  • Viscosity @ 140° C525
  • Drop Point, Mettler102°C (216°F)
  • Hide Drop Point, Mettler on details page?No
  • Viscosity525 @ 140°C
  • Density0.91
  • Acid NumberNil