Product Description

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is a versatile polymer with countless applications including packaging, textiles, car parts, carpeting, toys, and construction materials. Origin PET is made from carbon-negative CMF, which is produced from sustainable wood residues using Origin’s patented technology platform.

Product Benefits

  • Carbon-negative footprint validated by Deloitte-authored life cycle assessment

  • Cost-competitive with fossil-based PET

  • Drop-in ready material, physically and chemically identical to fossil-based PET

  • Equally recyclable compared to fossil PET

  • Expected to provide stable pricing largely de-coupled from the petroleum supply chain, which is exposed to more volatility than supply chains based on sustainable wood residues

  • Supports circular economy vision with key added benefit of a significantly reduced carbon footprint

  • Up to 100% bio-content

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PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate)

Product Information

  • Chemical Formula: (C10H8O4)n

  • IUPAC Name: Poly(ethyl benzene-1,4-dicarboxylate)

  • CAS Number: 25038-59-9


  • Relative Density: 1.38 g/cm3 (20 °C)

  • Water Solubility: Practically Insoluble

  • InChI: 1S/C12H14O4/c1-9(13)10-3-5-11(6-4-10)12(14)16-8-7-15-2/h3-6H,7-8H2,1-2H3

Alternative Product Names

PETE, SCHEMBL9918169, DTXSID10872790

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