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Ideal light conditions and transmission for healthy crops growth

AddWorks® AGC 172

AddWorks AGC 172 is a specific light stabilizer solution based on Clariant´s patented aminoether HALS technology - Hostavin NOW. It is intended to extend the service life of agricultural greenhouse films, especially in conditions of intense UV radiation and high agrochemical exposure.

  • Longer service life
  • Improved crop protection under severe solar and agrochemicals exposures
  • Higher crop quality
  • Higher crop yield
  • Lower cost-in-use 
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.
Chemical Composition

Chemical nature:        mixture of HALS and antioxidant

Classification:             not classified


Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties

CharacteristicsUnitTarget valueTest method
Appearance yellowish granulesQM-AA-634
Yellowness-Index max. 60QM-AA-109
Nitrogen content[%]0.74 - 0.93QM-AA-619

AddWorks AGC 172 is compatible with most thermoplastic polymers. It is especially suitable for the light stabilization of polyolefins (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP, EVA).
AddWorks AGC 172 is designed to provide outstanding protection to agricultural films. With its agrochemical resistance it significantly extends the service life of agricultural films.
AddWorks AGC 172 can be used alone directly during the agricultural film production or in combination with specific UV absorber.


Packaging and Handling

Delivery form

Polyethylene bag 20 kg
Pallet 480 kg (cardboard box with 24 PE bags of 20 kg))

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

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