A biodegradable a thermoplactic polyester made from renewable resources, such as corn starch, cassava roots, or surgarcane.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Poly(lactic) acid; PLA; polylactide
For a 1 mil film: Oxygen transmission =1368-4256 ml/m2d Water vapor transmission = 57-76 g/m2d
Resistant to most solvents except nitric and hydrochloric acids. May swell in oil.
Insoluble in water
|Melting Point||150-160 C|
Hazards and Safety