Extruded Polystyrene Foam Sheet

This page updated September 8, 2003

ELM Packaging Company

2300 Raymer Avenue
Fullerton, California 92833
(800) 962-0635
(714) 870-6880

Certified Performance Claim:

"The ELM Packaging Company does not use a blowing agent that contains volatile organic compounds in the manufacture of its extruded polystyrene foam sheet. Therefore, the blowing agent used in the manufacture of the ELM Packaging Company extruded polystyrene foam sheet does not contribute to the formation of tropospheric (ground-level) ozone. ELM also does not use stratospheric (upper-level) ozone depleting substances as a blowing agent when it manufactures extruded polystyrene foam sheet."

Technology Description:

The ELM Packaging Company manufactures an extruded polystyrene foam sheet (EPFS) with a blowing agent that does not contribute to the formation of ground-level ozone or the depletion of the upper-level ozone.

Technology Application:

The EPFS is made into food-service items, including hinged containers (for "take-out" from restaurants); food trays (meat, poultry, produce); institutional plates, bowls, platters, and lunch trays; and retail egg containers.


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Precertified Equipment