16 November 2021
Global
Petrochemicals

November 16, 2021:
Pentel and BASF partner to launch erasers made with non-phthalate plasticizer under brand alliance in the Japanese and global market 

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Pentel Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s most traditional stationery product manufacturers, and BASF Japan Ltd., today announced that Pentel completely switched to BASF’s non-phthalate plasticizer, Hexamoll® DINCH, in the production of all erasers made of PVC (polyvinylchloride) under its “Ain” and “Hi-POLYMER” brand erasers. In conjunction with this collaboration, Pentel has become one of BASF’s Hexamoll® DINCH Trusted Partners in the Asia Pacific region. The two companies have entered a brand alliance. One of the brand activities includes ingredient branding on the eraser packaging. PVC erasers manufactured with Hexamoll® DINCH are available worldwide where Pentel operates its business.

 

Last Update 17 November 2021