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PolyOne Wilflex Screen Printing Inks Receive Key 2014 Regulatory Certifications

PolyOne Wilflex Screen Printing Inks Receive Key 2014 Regulatory Certifications

Premier ink manufacturer receives several sustainability-related compliance and regulatory product certifications

Author: Alex Hurst/Monday, June 30, 2014/Categories: Press Releases, Industry News - Textile

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KENNESAW, GA – PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions announced today that it has received several sustainability-related compliance and regulatory product certifications for Wilflex™ Textile Printing Inks. As part of the “PolyOne Sustainable Solutions” portfolio, Wilflex ink solutions are recognized as compliant with major non-profit, regulatory, and legislative directed requirements.

“At PolyOne, we are committed to helping customers grow their business with safe and environmentally sound solutions. We have worked very hard to develop a solutions portfolio that meets both marketplace requirements and applicable regulatory requirements to help customers succeed in today’s rigorous regulatory climate,” said Kevin Shikoluk, Director of Marketing & Technology for PolyOne Wilflex Inks.

Wilflex screen-printing inks are formulated to meet compliance standards, and are supported by an effective system of controls to ensure consistency lot after lot. PolyOne Wilflex maintains comprehensive procedures for raw material review to support compliance programs.

These certifications enable printers to meet regulatory and quality specifications, creating value for customers without sacrificing production performance. New for 2014, Wilflex has expanded testing to include full test reports for Oasis™ Waterbase ink portfolio including formaldehyde, APEOs (alkyl phenol ethoxylates), heavy metals, and other non-preferred substances. Additionally, Wilflex expanded test reports for lead and phthalate within the Epic™ non-phthalate ink portfolio.

Wilflex inks have passed third party testing for 2014 product compliance and regulatory standards, including:

  • Oeko-Tex Standard 100 (Eco-Passport)
  • CPSIA 2008
  • Brand-owner driven Restricted Substance List “RSL” requirements

For more information on product specific test results, please click here to view to the 2014 PolyOne Wilflex General EH&S Conformity Statement Wilflex Compliance or visit www.wilflex.com/compliance.

PolyOne Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $3.8 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Guided by its Core Values, Sustainability Promise and No Surprises PledgeSM, PolyOne is committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit www.polyone.com.

Nazdar SourceOne is the leading supplier of screen and digital printing equipment, inks and supplies. We maintain relationships with the world’s foremost manufacturers, providing best-in-class technology and quality to specialty graphic printers in the United States, Mexico and Central America. With a network of 17 locations, we deliver localized inventory, superior customer service and expert technical support to the graphic, textile and industrial markets. For more information about any of SourceOne's complete line of quality screen printing and digital products, visit the website at SourceOne.Nazdar.com or call 888-578-5713.


Nazdar SourceOne, Nazdar Ink Technologies, and Nazdar Consulting Services are divisions of the Nazdar Company. For over 90 years, Nazdar has partnered with specialty graphic printers worldwide by providing innovative products and technical service that optimize their production capabilities. For more information about Nazdar, visit the website: Nazdar.com.


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