Kaneka Wins Japan Bioindustry Award 2019 for Seawater Biodegradable Bioplastics

PHBH materials decompose not only on soil, but also in seawater (90% within 6 months at 30°C) and have obtained the “OK Biodegradable Marine” certificate from TÜV AUSTRIA

The poly-hexanoate-butyrate (PHBH) copolymer is produced by Kaneka from plant oil using a recombinant strain of Cupriavidus necator at a…

Full text: https://bioplasticsnews.com/2019/08/07/kaneka-wins-japan-bioindustry-award-2019-for-seawater-biodegradable-bioplastics/

Author

Axel Barrett

Source

Bioplastics News, 2019-08-07.

Supplier

Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA)
Kaneka Corporation
RIKEN
Tokyo Institute of Technology
TÜV AUSTRIA Group

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