H.B. Fuller Water Filtration Adhesives Earn NSF Certification

Jan 10, 2013, 14:23 ET from H.B. Fuller Company

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL), a leading global adhesives provider has received notification from NSF International that its new two part polyurethane adhesives for spiral wound membrane bonding UR3577  and UR3577LV have been  certified by NSF to NSF/ANSI Standard 61 - Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects.  These adhesives have also been tested and certified by NSF to NSF/ANSI 61, Annex G and is in compliance with California's Health & Safety Code Section 116875 (commonly known as AB1953) and Vermont Act 193.    Please visit the NSF web site for reference to the actual certification.

Customers can have confidence that the new NSF Certified H.B. Fuller adhesives have been tested and meet this important criterion for filter manufacturing.  H.B. Fuller has been a leading supplier for spiral wound membrane bonding for liquid filtration applications for more than 20 years. The UR3577 products incorporate years of filtration innovation experience into the formulations that are designed to reduce leak test failures in spiral wound membrane bonding.  The LV version is a low viscosity version that gravity feeds very well for equipment that requires this set up.  Both versions have a 1:1 mix ratio and can be used for most water filtration spiral wound membrane applications including reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, and ultrafiltration.

See more about H.B. Fuller product offering for membrane separation applications at http://www.hbfuller.com/filtration.

About H.B. Fuller Company: For over 125 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Recognized for unmatched technical support and innovation, H.B. Fuller brings knowledge and expertise to help its customers find precisely the right formulation for the right performance. With fiscal 2011 net revenue of $1.6 billion, H.B. Fuller serves customers in packaging, hygiene, general assembly, paper converting, woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. For more information, visit us at hbfuller.com and subscribe to our blog.

About NSF International:

NSF International, an independent, not-for-profit organization, certifies products and writes standards for food, water and consumer goods to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment (www.nsf.org). Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide and operates in more than 120 countries. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment.

Since NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects was developed in 1988, NSF International has been dedicated to protecting the public and educating consumers on contaminants, such as lead in drinking water products. The NSF certification program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute.

NSF is a registered certification trademark of NSF International.

ANSI is a registered certification trademark of American National Standards Institute.

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