BioTAK®, developed and launched by Berkshire Labels continues to evolve to meet consumer demand for sustainable packaging.

The exclusive range of compostable self-adhesive labels are derived from sustainable resources and fully certified to EN13432, the European Industrial Compostable Standard. The standard requires a compostable material to have the following characteristics – 90% biodegradation within 6 months, 90% disintegration within 12 weeks and the absence of negative effects during the composting process.

The exclusive range is coated with BioTAK® S100 permanent adhesive, a water bourne PSA based on a specially modified acrylic co-polymer.

Our expanded portfolio includes the following face materials:

PAPER FACE OPTIONS All sourced from FSC or PEFC forestry schemes

MC Primecoat FSC Paper – a coated face paper
Transfer Vellum FSC Uncoated Paper – an uncoated paper
Thermal Eco FSC Paper – a thermal paper
Wine Grade Natural Bois PEFC Paper – PEFC certified speciality paper

NATUREFLEX FACE OPTIONS Derived from wood pulp

Natureflex Clear Filmic Face – a compostable clear film
Natureflex White Filmic Face – a compostable white film

PLA FACE OPTIONS Derived from renewable resources including corn starch and sugar cane

PLA Clear Filmic Face – a compostable clear film
PLA White Filmic Face – a compostable white film

BioTAK® adhesive is also available in the following grades:

S100 FDA – A permanent adhesive certified for direct food contact EU Directive 1935/2004/EC
S200 – A removable adhesive that offers good initial tack
S500 – A laminating adhesive formulated to laminate bioplastic films and paper

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