Hygiene Fiber | APF FRESH

Features:

  • Hydrophilic fiber with excellent sinking times
  • Produced with utmost care to avoid contamination with bacteria.
  • Passed various tests conforming to stringent EU guidelines
  • Does not contain ADM; APEO and Phthalates comply with specified limits
  • Good blending with pulp and rayon
  • REACH Compliance

Downstream processes:

  • Needle punching nonwoven production process.
  • Thermo-bonding nonwoven production process.

End Uses:

  • ADL (Acquisition & Distribution Layer) - Diapers, Adult Incontinence Products, Feminine Hygiene
  • Wipes – Personal, Industrial
  • Food & Medical packaging

Products offered:

  • Deniers : 3.0D, 6.0D, 6.0D Hollow
  • Cut lengths : 32, 38, 44, 51, 64, 76, 102 mm
  • Luster : Semi-Dull, Optical Bright, Bright
  • Cross Section : Solid & Hollow, Circular
  • FDA compliant Hygiene Fiber for Food Applications

Summary of Tests Passed:

  • Cytotoxicity Tests based on:
  • ISO 10993-5: 1999 (E) “Biological evaluation of medical devices – Part 5: Tests for in vitro cytotoxicity,” May 1999 USP 25: “(87) Biological Reacitivity Test, in vitro Elution Test,” 2002 (2001)
  • Organotin Tests based on EDANA ERT 360.0 – 02
  • Acute Dermal Irritation/Corrosion (Skin Irritation Test) and Acute Eye Irritation /Corrosion Test based on:
  • EEC Directive 2001/59/EC dated 6 Aug 2001 Globally Harmonised System (GHS) published in the OECD document ENV/JM/ MONO(2001)6 dt 14 Aug 2001
  • Öeko-Tex 100 Approved
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