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Flame retardant for plastic materials

Hostavin® NOW Pills XP

Hostavin NOW Pills XP is a non-halogenated flame retardant especially designed for polyolefins fibers and films.
  • Halogen free flame retardant
  • Easy to handle granular form
  • Improved processability and fibers spinnability
  • No fibers discoloration
The product does not require a hazard warning label according CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, as amended).
For further information please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet.
Physical Properties
Appearanceyellowish pills mixed with residual tails
Hostavin NOW Pills XP provides flame retardancy as well as light and thermal stability to polyolefin thin sections. Its chemical nature will allow an easy and uniform distribution without affecting organoleptic properties of the final article.

Hostavin NOW Pills XP is perfectly compatible in most of plastics, especially in polyolefins. Hostavin NOW pills XP is highly recommended for polypropylene fibers as it can be processed at elevated temperatures.
Packaging and Handling

Delivery form

Cardboard box 240 kg with 12 PE bags of 20 kg
Cardboard box 480 kg with 24 PE bags of 20 kg

Minimum shelf life is two years from the date of shipping when properly stored. For best shelf life store this product in a dry area at normal ambient temperatures.


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Safe use, transparency and information
• Non hazardous. Low VOC emission during processing and use phases.
Addressing megatrends and social needs
• Less energy and material consumption of plastics in agricultural applications.
• It offers protection to assets when used as a halogen free flame retardant.
• Supports the attainability of eco-labels for customer products.

Raw materials and sustainable sourcing
• High material efficiency in production with yield close to 100%.
• More than 20% renewable content (vegetable based).
Resource efficiency and environmental protection
• Low water consumption during production.
• Production waste is used for thermal recovery.
• Increased efficiency as a light stabilizer in films and fibers.
• Reduction of plastic waste and "greenhouse gas" emissions by increasing service life of equipped products.

Integrated sustainable business
• Multifunctional product, works as processing aid, light stabilizer, antioxidant and flame retardant.
• Intensive collaboration with customers in product development for tailor made solutions.
• Easy to handle as a dust free granular product.
Performance advantages
• Increases service life of plastic films exposed to critical conditions such as solar radiation and contact with agrochemicals.
• Efficient as flame retardant at low levels.
• No adverse impact on final properties of plastics.

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