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Polyethylene Lumicene® M5220, M5220M et M5222

 

Lumicene® M5220, M5220M  and M5222 polyethylene for Lighter injection moulded caps

Total Petrochemicals Lumicene® grades are new generation polyolefins with improved performance based on proprietary technology. Total Petrochemicals Lumicene® M5220, M5220M and M5222 are used to manufacture caps for carbonated drinks.

 Total Ecosolutions ADvantage

The properties of these grades reduce the weight of cap by around 16% which results in significant material savings and save up to 16% of energy at processing in injection molding compared with the most widely used standard polyethylenes.

THE Environmental Performance

  • 16% reduction in non-renewable resources consumption
  • 16% reduction in energy consumption
  • 16% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

The use of 1000t of Lumicene® M5220, M5220M and M5222 averts the emission of around 550t of CO2 equivalent, which corresponds to the average annual emissions of approximately 55 citizens.

Source: European Environment Agency, October 2010: greenhouse gas emissions in EU 27 for 2008 = 9.9 tons of CO2 equivalent per capita.

Picto Check VA External Verification

Indepedendent auditor EY has verified that this product was labeled according to the method described in the Total Ecosolutions Guidelines and that the guidelines comply with the principles set out in the ISO 14020 and 14021 standards which govern environmental claims and particularly their accuracy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Label Award date: March 2011
  • Label Renewal date: December 2017 6 Guidelines Version 5
  • Label Term: December 2022
  • Geographical Scope: Europe