Spanish sealants specialist Actega Artística has introduced a water-based sealant for lug caps, designed to meet more stringent restrictions on certain plastics.
The European Commission updated its ‘Plastics Directive’ 2002/72/EC last year to limit the use of certain plasticisers, including epoxidised soybean oil (ESBO) and some phthalates, commonly used in PVC-based closure seals for metal twist-off caps for food applications.

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