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Rubbermaid Commercial Products launches full BPA-free line

By Canadian Pizza   

Products Back of House New Products

Sept. 19, 2012, Oakville, Ont. – Rubbermaid
Commercial Products
(RCP) says it has rolled out the industry’s
first-ever BPA-free commercial foodservice product line.

RCP created the line in collaboration with Eastman Chemical Company
using its Tritan
, a material free of Bisphenol A (BPA). In extensive
product testing, the RCP says the products withstood washing in commercial
dishwashers without cracking, were resistant to heat and harsh detergents and
demonstrated minimal breaking, chipping and cracking from dropping or extended
use. The innovative design offers glasslike clarity that will maintain its high-quality
look throughout use, the company stated in a news release.

Operators, chefs and national account purchasing directors
can purchase more than 174 RCP BPA-Free foodservice products made with Eastman
Tritan copolyester in four foodservice categories: Ingredient management; food pans,
boxes and square containers; ProServeTM line of products and ProSave line of


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