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Catia Bastioli, Angelos Rallis, Roberto Lombi: Biodegradable material for injection molding and articles obtained therewith. Novamont, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, June 12, 2008: US20080134986-A1

A biodegradable material containing starch, a polyvinyl alcohol-co-vinyl acetate copolymer and plasticizer is provided. The material is injection moldable to produce articles such as those for entertaining animals.


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Catia Bastioli, Angelos Rallis, Roberto Lombi: Biodegradable material for injection molding and articles obtained therewith. Novamont, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, January 21, 2010: US20100016470-A1

The invention relates to a starch based biodegradable material comprising starch, polyvinyl-alcohol-co-vinylacetate copolymer and at least one plasticizer and to articles obtained therefrom particularly suitable to be injection molded.


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Angelo BASTIOLI, Catia BASTIOLI, Roberto LOMBI, Piero SALVATI: Sheet and product based on foamed shaped starch. Novamont S P A, Westerman Hattori Daniels & Adrian, December 31, 2009: US20090324913-A1

Materials in the form of foam sheet comprising destructured or complexed starch expanded as a contiguous phase, having a density lying between 20 and 150 kg/m3, cell dimensions in the range lying between 25 and 700 μm and with a cell distribution such that 80% of them have a dimension lying between ...


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Catlia Bastioli, Angelos Rallis, Roberto Lombi: Biodergradable composition having high mechanical characteristics. Novamont, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, April 1, 2010: US20100081737-A1

The invention relates to a starch based biodegradable composition comprising starch, a polyvinyl alcohol co-vinyl acetate copolymer and pentaerythritol, which can be produced industrially according to the techniques commonly used for traditional plastics.


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