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An edible, water-soluble, thermoplastic molding composition comprising a starch material, a neutral inorganic alkali salt of protein material, water, an edible plasticizer, an edible lubricant, and other additives. This composition shows excellent moldability and processability when subjected to various constomery dry processes for molding and processing customary plastics, such as compression molding, transfer molding, extrusion molding, blow molding, inflation molding, injection molding, vacuum forming, pressure forming, heat sealing, etc. Transparent or translucent shaped articles obtained from the above composition have unique properties such as gas impermeability, solubility in water, edibility, biodegradability, etc., and may be utilized with favorable results in various fields such as food industry, feedstuff industry, agriculture, fisheries, etc. The shaped articles, if necessary, can be allowed to have any balance between its water resistance and its water-solubility by ultraviolet irradiation or by the incorporation of a protein-coagulating agent.

Title
Protein-starch binary molding composition and shaped articles obtained therefor
Application Number
5/631405
Publication Number
4076846
Application Date
November 12, 1975
Publication Date
February 28, 1978
Inventor
Eiji Funatsu
Yokohama
JA
Shinichi Tanimoto
Yokohama
JA
Setsuo Suzuki
Yokohama
JA
Ryuzo Nakatsuka
Yokohama
JA
Agent
Karl W Flocks
Assignee
Sumitomo Bakelite Company
JA
IPC
A23L 1/00
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