APR Recognizes OnColor™ NIR Sortable Colorants from Avient as Preferred for Recyclability
November 17, 2022 – Avient Corporation announced its line of near-infrared (NIR) sortable dark colorants was recently recognized by the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) under its Meets Preferred Guidance (MPG) program. With the recognition, OnColor™ NIR Sortable Colorants are preferred for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) resin in black and dark colors, according to the APR Design® Guide for Plastics Recyclability. In addition, testing is underway to support an application for MPG recognition for the same colorants for polypropylene resin (PP).
APR's MPG program helps brand owners be more confident that the materials they incorporate into their products support recyclability. NIR sortable black and dark colorants became eligible for MPG recognition by the APR in October 2022.
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