Archroma launches Leucophor« AFCN, a new FDA-approved OBA aimed for food contact, high-whiteness packaging and paper
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Archroma, aáglobaláleader inácolor andáspecialty chemicals towardsásustainable solutions, today announced theáintroduction ofáaánew opticalábrightening agent (OBA) specially designed foráfood packaging andápaper, Leucophor« AFCN liq. Theánewly launched OBA has been approved foráfood contact byátheáUS Food andáDrug Administration.
Urbanization andádigitalization are rapidly changing our lifestyle. People aroundátheáglobe are increasingly purchasing andáconsuming onátheágo. Aágrowing part ofáfood containers are made fromárenewable sources, sucháasápaper andáboard. It is necessary toáensure thatáthese paper containers are free fromásubstances thatáwould be harmfuláforátheáconsumer.
Archroma is committed toácontinuously challenge theástatus quo inátheádeep belief thatáwe can make our industry sustainable. We strive toáintroduce innovations thatáallow safe, efficient andáenhanced manufacturing processesŚandáend products.
Leucophor« AFCN liq was designed witháthese guiding principles inámind:
Leucophor« AFCN liquid has approvaláforáuse ináfood-contact paper andápaperboard underáFDA Food Contact Notification 1921, which became effective oná9áNovember 2018.
ôComplementing our FDA-compliant tetrasulphonated OBAs andáshading colorants, Leucophor« AFCN liquid provides our customers withágreater flexibility toáproduce attractive, white, paper-based packaging andácontainers foráfood applications. Becauseáitĺs our nature!ö