Ameriplas has introduced a new additive which utilizes and organic source as the active antimicrobial ingredient; opening markets once closed to our customers that previously utilized triclosan. RM-05 is an organic antimicrobial for rotational molding applications in a 35 mesh rotational grade polyethylene. Used as an alternative to Triclosan this unique additive is proven to be more competitive on both performance and price. RM-05 when used at 5% in water cistern tanks provides 2,500 ppm of protection from green algae and other water borne microbes.
Triclosan has been one of the most widely utilized antimicrobial compounds in industry for many years. Recently however triclosan has been linked to a variety of negative health effects on humans as well as being damaging to the environment. Multiple governmental jurisdictions have limited or banned completely products Which contain triclosan from usage in consumer products; there has been a Particular focus on materials which come into contact with food and water for Human consumption. This additive can also be acquired at a lower cost; which allows our clients to be more cost competitive as well.