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BIOPLAST 500

Biotec GmbH

Description :
BIOPLAST 500 is a plasticizer-free, thermoplastic material that contains natural potato starch and other biologically sourced polymers. The biobased carbon share of the entire formulation exceeds 50%.
BIOPLAST 500 is suitable for processing by by blown film extrusion to produce items that are completely biodegradable. The absence of plasticizer allows the material to be easily processed to stable products of consistent quality.
BIOPLAST 500 has an excellent shelf life but will biodegrade readily in an industrial or domestic composting environment.

Product family :
Intermediate products > Resins, Polymers

Sectors/Markets :


Bio-based content
Potato starch
51%, Calculated according to ASTM D6866 (learn more)

Environmental gain
Films made of BIOPLAST 500
• consist mainly of renewable raw materials
• are home compostable (“OK Compost Home” and "OK Compost" certificate awarded by Vinçotte)
• are biodegradable and compostable according to eN 13432
• are recyclable

Geographical target markets, Manufacturing place, Place of supply in plant biomass, Standards - Labels
Last update 19/02/2014
Data stemming from statements of the supplier
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