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A biodegradable shaped product comprising an expanded high amylose starch product having at least 45% by weight amylose content, said expanded product having a low density, closed cell structure with good resilience and compressibility.

Another embodiment provides a biodegradable packaging material comprising an expanded, low density, closed cell starch product, the starch having at least 45% by weight amylose content and the expanded product having a bulk density of less than about 2.0 lb/ft.sup.3, a resiliency of at least about 50%, and a compressibility of from about 100 to 800 g/cm.sup.2.

Title
Biodegradable shaped products and the method of preparation thereof
Application Number
292089
Publication Number
5043196
Application Date
December 5, 1989
Publication Date
August 27, 1991
Inventor
Paul A Altieri
Plainsboro
NJ, US
Norman L Lacourse
Plainsboro
NJ, US
Agent
Edwin M Szala
Eugene Zagarella Jr
Assignee
National Starch and Chemical Investment Holding Corporation
DE, US
IPC
C08J 9/12
B29C 67/22
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