By Liz White, UT staffRidgefield, Connecticut-Global Matrechs Inc. says its licensed HNIPU (hybrid nonisocyanate polyurethane) products for flooring and corrosion protection can now be imported into the US under Environmental Protection Agency rules. HNIPU is a group of modified polyurethanes which developer Eurotech Ltd has licensed worldwide to Global Matrechs to manufacture and market. Global Matrechs says HNIPU “does not use the toxic isocyanates found in conventional polyurethanes.” The group has now completed and filed pre-manufacture notices (PMN) for HNIPU’s flooring and corrosion protection products, with the EPA and said it plans to file additional PMN applications with the EPA for other HNIPU products in the near future.”
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