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A biodegradable shaped product comprising an expanded modified flour product preferably having at least 40% by weight amylose content and containing about 2% or more by weight of an inorganic water soluble salt, 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 modified flour product, the flour preferably having at least 40% by weight amylose content and containing about 2% or more by weight of an inorganic water soluble salt, 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
5153037
Application Date
January 21, 1992
Publication Date
October 6, 1992
Inventor
Paul A Altieri
Belle Mead
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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