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Major types of surface disinfectants and their action mechanism
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 3 years ago
The tornado of COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s life upside down. It has brought major changes in our lifestyle. Now, people are more cautious about personal hygiene, cleaning of their surroundings which they took casually ...
Advantages & Disadvantages of Commonly used Chemicals for Surface Disinfection
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 3 years ago
Disinfectants are chemical agents designed to inactivate or destroy microorganisms on non-critical, semi-critical inert surfaces such as hospitals, buildings, walls, water pools, doors, household appliances, agricultural tools, medical devices and equipments. Different disinfectants have distinct ...
Plastic is not a problem, but an integral tool for reducing global issues if it is managed rightly
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 4 years ago
Food wastage is one of the major global issues. According to a report of Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) of the UN, about one third of the total food produced for human consumption has been ...
Potential Migrants in Organic Pigments – The Perspective of Liquid Inks for Food Packaging
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 5 years ago
Pigment is the "HEART" of any ink formulation as this is the key raw material that imparts color to the printed image in any packaging material; and thereby initiates the visual communication with the consumers. ...
Toxic Heavy Metals - Important Printing Ink and Packaging Regulations
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 5 years ago
Toxic heavy metals are those which are of very high specific gravity than water and get accumulated in the body tissues as they are not able to get metabolized by the body. The effect of ...
Polyurethane for Flexible Packaging Ink Application – An Overview of Lucrative Asian Market
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 5 years ago
Due to the unique chemistry associated with polyurethanes (PUs), it plays the role of an important constituent of different type of ink formulations except the conventional oil based Lithographic inks. Depending upon the formulation requirements, ...
Flexible packaging Printing Ink Market in India - an Overview
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 5 years ago
Out of various kinds of printing inks, flexible packaging inks are gaining importance year after year due to their higher growth potential in India, particularly in the food (including snacks, confectionery, beverages, and dairy products ...
Recent Innovation in Polyurethane selection for Printing Ink Formulations
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 5 years ago
Printing ink plays an important role in packaging application by supporting printing not only for providing information regarding the product but also helps to promote the product among the consumers. So designing of printing ink ...
Printing Ink for Food Packaging Application - Regulations in India
By Neelakamal Mohapatra · 5 years ago
Packaging is an integral part of complete food supply chain management. Without proper packaging, the quality of the food will be degraded and it may not be stored for longer period. Another important aspect of ...