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BASF teams up with Security Matters on additive for plastics traceability

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June 12, 2020
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The partnership is pitched as targeting the circular economy, but Security Matters' chemical additives for traceability will likely find more ready uses in anti-counterfeiting and product authentication, where existing solutions often come up short. Nonetheless, as brands that are looking to validate sustainability and take responsibility for where the plastic they use in products ends up, this type of technology could provide valuable insights into the paths plastics take after leaving the shelf. Most clients should simply keep an eye on these circular economy efforts for now.

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