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Crodamide ER (Bead)
Crodamide ER (Bead) is a bio-based primary amide additive in bead form, providing an extremely effective slip effect in polyolefin films, and an effective anti-blocking effect in adhesives. Due to its good oxidative stability, low volatility and excellent slip performance, Crodamide ER (Bead) is the preferred amide for use in LDPE, LLPDE and PP polymers. Crodamide ER (Bead) also provides anti-blocking properties to Polyamide and EVA hotmelt adhesives, preventing adhesive granulates or films sticking together.
Crodamide ER (Bead)

Product details

Chemical name

  • Erucamide


  • Crodamide

Features and benefits

  • "High slip
  • Mold release
  • Torque release
  • Scuff resistance
  • Excellent heat stability
  • Prevents adhesive granulates or films sticking together
  • Improves dispersion of fillers"


  • Adhesives & sealants
  • Film production
  • Inks

Product chemistry

  • Additives - Erucamide

Functions & effects

  • Slip - High slip
  • Mould release
  • Scratch resistance
  • Torque release

Your system

  • Polymeric - Acrylic / vinylic / UV
  • Polymeric - Polyolefins

Renewable carbon content

  • 100%

Physical form

  • Bead

Regulatory clearances

  • IECSC (China)
  • REACH (European Union)
  • ENCS (Japan)
  • KECI (Korea)
  • TSCA (USA)
  • More clearances available. Contact us for more information.

Food contact approval

  • EU 10/2011
  • FDA (Specific chapters)
  • FDA (175.105)
  • FDA (175.300)
  • Swiss Ordinance A


Property Units Value
Melting point ºC 78-81
Origin Vegetable
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