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SABIC’s LNP ELCRIN iQ resin is a proprietary technology which uses chemical de-polymerization to process single used recycled PET plastics into a polymer – polybutylene terephthalate (PBT). ELCRIN iQ PBT resin contains up to 60% recycled weight content and offers a drop-in solution for conventional PBT and other alloy materials with similar application in industries such as electronics & electrical, consumer, healthcare and automotive. 

Upcycling of post-consumer recycled PET into ELCRIN iQ resins


  • Reduced carbon, energy footprint
  • Improved social impact
  • Similar mechanical properties & color space
  • Drop-in solution for existing tools
  • REACH1, RoHS2 AND EPEAT compliant
  • SABIC LNP Health care policy compliance
  • May comply with regional food contact regulations

  1. REACH according EC1907/2006 and related ECHA list of restricted substances
  1. RoHS according Directive 2011/65/EU, 2015/863/EU and its amendments.

ELCRIN™ iQ product provides a drop-in circular solution to virgin PBT and other conventional alloy materials with similar properties. Compared to other recycled technologies, ELCRIN™ iQ portfolio can offer consistent quality, colorable space and regional food contact regulation compliance. 


Over 70 years of innovation in thermoplastic compounding enables SABIC’s Specialties business to offer an extensive materials portfolio. 


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