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Pharmaceutical, Food Companies Find Litco’s Engineered Molded Wood Pallets Ideal for BP-Free Transit Packaging

The use of BP-free pallets is particularly important to ensure product safety in the food, produce, and pharmaceutical industries.

Although banned in the U.S., many of the materials used by overseas pallet manufacturers to prevent mold, insect infestations, and fire hazards, including Brominated phenols (TBP), trichlorophenol (TCP) and methyl phenols (MP), can impart strong odors that result in product contamination.  The toxicity of these materials poses significant public health and environmental safety concerns.

Leading pharmaceutical companies, including Abbott and Alcon Laboratories, have approved Litco’s Engineered Molded Wood pallets to meet their BP-free transit packaging pallet requirements. Litco’s pallets are strong, durable, and designed for strength and stiffness.  They are formed in a precision mold, at over 1,000 psi. at sanitizing temperatures that exceed 350° Fahrenheit.

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