Infrared Detection Colorants

Replacing carbon black in packaging ensures that recycling machinery can detect, identify, and direct it to the correct polymer stream for recycling. If you need to make your black plastic detectable by current sorting technologies, our portfolio of additive and colorant solutions supports your needs allowing dark packaging to remain an option for current products.

Black Cosmetic Packaging

Cesa™ IR Black Additives

Makes black plastic detectable by current sorting technology.

Asparagus in packaging

OnColor™ NIR Sortable Colorants

Enables black and dark color polymers to be detected by near-infrared (NIR) automatic sorting equipment, enabling subsequent recycling.