Polyethylene Plastic PE Films Glossary

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PROPOSITION 65     Proposition 65, otherwise known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 or Prop 65 was a voter initiative passed into law to address public concern over exposure to unsafe and toxic chemicals in the State of California.
POLYETHYLENE     Polyethylene is comprised of long chains of the building block ethylene monomer. How these chains are put together determine the wide variety of resin properties. Polyethylene is the largest volume thermoplastic resin. As such, it has a wide variety of uses. Worldwide, there are probably hundreds of grades just for film alone.