Aegis® H85NP is a medium viscosity, nylon 6 extrusion grade homopolymer for cast or blown BOPA film. It conforms to FDA requirements of 21 CFR 177.1500 as well as EU Directive 2011/10/EC. It possesses the combination of strength, toughness and thermoforming properties associated with nylon 6 as well as excellent heat, chemical and abrasion resistance.


Approval Name
FDA Approvals 21 CFR 177.1500
EU Approvals EU Directive 2002/72/EC


Name Value Test Method
Viscosity, FAV  85 ASTM D-789
RV/96% H2SO4 3.19
Moisture Content (%) Max. 0.08
Extractable Content (%) Max. 0.8

Physical Properties

Property Value Test Method
Melt Flow Rate (235°C, 1Kg) (g/10 min) 3.5

Thermal Properties

Property Value Test Method
Melting Point (°C(°F)) 220 428

Gas Barrier @ 23°C (73°F)/0% RH

Property Value Test Method
Oxygen Permeability (cc-mil/m²/day) ((cc/100in²/day)) 40.3 2.600