ADVERTISEMENT
2 /3 FREE ARTICLES LEFT THIS MONTH Remaining
Chemistry matters. Join us to get the news you need.

If you have an ACS member number, please enter it here so we can link this account to your membership. (optional)

ACS values your privacy. By submitting your information, you are gaining access to C&EN and subscribing to our weekly newsletter. We use the information you provide to make your reading experience better, and we will never sell your data to third party members.

ENJOY UNLIMITED ACCES TO C&EN

Recycling

BASF collaborates on chemical bar code

by Alexander H. Tullo
April 24, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 16

 

BASF and the Australian start-up Security Matters are working to improve the traceability of plastics during the recycling process. Security Matters has developed a chemical bar code that the partners say provides information about plastics yet doesn’t alter their performance. The bar code will help address challenges in sorting plastics and authenticating sustainability claims. BASF says the code will also allow it to devise optimal plastic additive packages.

X

Article:

This article has been sent to the following recipient:

Leave A Comment

*Required to comment