ACumist® A-12

Micronized Oxidized Polyethylene Homopolymer for use in water based coatings, flexographic and gravure inks and overprint varnishes. It also can be used as a processing aid, matting and antissetling agent in paints.


  • Content* The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.

Typical Uses

  • InksAdhesion-Cohesion| Anti-Blocking| Matting| Rub| Slip
  • CoatingsAdhesion-Cohesion| Anti-Blocking| Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance| Matting| Release Feel and Touch| Slip

Regulatory Approvals

  • FDA Indirect Approvals*Yes
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approvals*No

Product Form and Size

  • Product FormMicronized powder
  • Size10.0 to 13.0
  • Product FamilyMicronized oxidized PE homopolymer

Related TDS/SDS

Typical Properties

  • Hardness, dmm (ASTM D-5)<0.5
  • Drop Point, Mettler137°C(279°F)
  • Density0.99
  • Acid Number26 to 40