Boyd Coatings Research Begins “Zero PFOA Phase-In”

Share Article

In response to a federal mandate of Zero PFOA by 2015, Boyd Coatings Research Co., Inc. is assisting its medical customers by gradually phasing out PFOA without impacting fluoropolymer customers.

“We want to ensure that our medical clients’ products are not impacted by this change as they complete their qualifications,” explains Don Garcia, Director, Research & Development at Boyd Coatings.

Boyd Coatings Research Co., Inc. has announced that it has begun transitioning to Zero PFOA (perfluorooctanic acid) for customers impacted with the EPA mandate to phase out PFOA by the year 2015. Boyd Coatings has committed to fully complete its transition from Low PFOA to Zero PFOA no earlier than Spring, 2013, thus allowing time for medical customers to complete necessary qualifications. To further assist its medical customers, Boyd Coatings is providing Zero PFOA material test results to aid in the necessary qualifications. “We want to ensure that our medical clients’ products are not impacted by this change as they complete their qualifications,” explains Don Garcia, Director, Research & Development at Boyd Coatings. “We are working closely with each of our medical customers to ensure that we have sufficient Low PFOA material on hand to maintain their production lines as they transition to Zero PFOA.”

Boyd Coatings Research Co., Inc. manufactures and applies custom-developed, high performance coatings, specializing in the medical, industrial and aerospace markets. The company is an ISO 9001:2008 certified, registered and licensed applicator for Teflon®, Whitford, 3M and hundreds of other popular coatings and finishes providing non-stick, heat resistant, conductive, insulative, hydrophobic and other desirable properties. High-volume and flexible manufacturing capabilities allow the company to process both large and small quantities quickly and cost-effectively.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Visit website