The metals were phased out in the '80s. By 1986, my local client was
using inks that were free of RCRA metals. Earlier than that, Borden
decided its solution to surface impoundments for waste from manufacturing same
was to replace the metals in the inks and avoid the metal contamination
Ralph E. Cooper, Ph.D.
Mediator, Attorney & Counselor at Law
IH-10 West, Suite 800
San Antonio, TX 78230
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Subject: Metals in Printing Ink
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I have a question regarding the color inserts in newspapers (I believe
it's a flexographic process). Does anyone know if they still use metal inks in
printing these? Does anyone know when they
were phased out if they were? I have looked on the
print-tech archives, and didnt' see it answered, and posted a question, but it
didn't seem to get a response.
Anyone have any