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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman Aventa™ FP1200 compostable materials

Chemical Synonym
  • Aventa™ FP1200; FP1200; compostable materials
  • Single use articles - food contact
  • Straws single use-FC
Key Attributes
  • Clarity
  • Ease of processing
  • Heat resistance
  • Toughness

Product Description
Eastman Aventa™ is a new family of compostable materials, derived from wood pulp, that offer a better solution to the plastic waste issue while still enabling the same experience your customers are used to!

Eastman Aventa™ FP1200 is a food contact grade noted for its excellent balance of heat resistance and toughness making it ideal for extruded straws and films. Straws (8 mil thick) and films (max. 10 mil thick) made with Aventa™ FP1200 are BPI certified as industrial compostable.*


Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
Bulk DensityD 18950.75 g/cm3
Specific GravityD 7921.3
Mechanical Properties
Tensile ModulusD 6382694 MPa
Elongation @ BreakD 63811 %
Flexural ModulusD 7902686 MPa
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 78599
Izod Impact Strength, Notched @ 23°C (73°F)D 256150 J/m
Izod Impact Strength, Unnotched @ 23°C (73°F)D 48122471 J/m
Miscellaneous Properties
Mold ShrinkageInternal0.5 %
Permanence Properties
Water Absorption, 24 h immersion (10 mil film)D 5709 %
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperatured 
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64876 °C
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64861 °C
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)DSC118 °C
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (10 mil film) 
     M.D.D69912 x 10-5 °C
     T.D.D69912 x 10-5 °C
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 60 °C - 66 °C (140 °F - 150 °F)
Drying Time 4 - 6 hrs (8 hrs Maximum)
Moisture Content Upon DryingD 6869-03300-700 ppm
Processing Temperature 221 °C - 238 °C (430 °F - 460 °F)
Mold Temperature 32 °C - 60 °C (90 °F - 140 °F)

aUnless noted otherwise, all tests are run at 23°C (73°F) and 50% relative humidity.
bUnless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM.
cUnits are in SI or US customary units.
dConditioned 40 hours at 50% RH, 23°C (73°F)

Technical Disclaimer
All certifications have been obtained at the raw material level. Customers are responsible for appropriate product level certifications to support their marketing claims.

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

9/23/2021 4:21:46 PM