Bio based hot melt (70%)

Intercol has a biobased hot melt in the product range, which consists of 70% natural resources. This concerns the EHM 5836. The EHM 5836 is based on a well-known and proven packaging hot melt, in which synthetic raw materials have been replaced by biobased raw materials. The EHM 5836 is suitable for 95% of all standard packaging machines.

Technical data sheet Biobased hot melt adhesive for packaging

Packaging hot melt

Bio-Based (70%) EHM 5836 is a standard hot melt adhesive. Suitable for packaging and a variety of substrates; used for tray forming and sealing cases.


  • Consists for 70% or renewable raw materials
  • Versatile temperature performance: deep freeze and heat applications.
  • Good thermal stability.
  • No fumes
  • High setting speed

Technical data

Composition: Hot melt adhesive based on synthetic polymer
Brookfield viscosity: 1850 mPa.s (@ 160 ° C)
Ball & Ring softening point: 110 ° C
Open time: Short
Molten tack: Very high
Color: Amber
Form: Pellets

Application in EU food packaging

In accordance with European Regulations on Food Safety in the frame work law (1935/2004 / EC) and the Plastics Implementation Measure (PIM, 10/2011 / EG), this can be used safely in food packaging. It is the duty to test the final products' food safety.

Application in US food packaging

In accordance with FDA CFR 21§ 175.105 (adhesives).
Method of application:
150 ° C - 170 ° C depending on substrates to be bonded. Suitable for slot, nozzle or wheel systems.

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