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Cortec Corrosion Inhibitor Bags are Fully Biodegradable

For the utmost product rust protection during storage and domestic and overseas shipments, Solvent Recycling Systems uses certified biodegradable corrosion inhibiting film using Cortec’s Eco-Corr®, which contains VpCI technology. As the first and only certified biodegradable corrosion inhibiting film on the market, Cortec’s proprietary VpCI technology provides excellent contact, barrier and vapor-phase corrosion protection for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Various formulations containing up to 40% bio-based content are available and can be designed to fit required properties ranging from highly elastic to semi-rigid structures.

Eco-Corr® is certified 100% biodegradable and compostable by the Biodegradable Products Institute/ United States Composting Council (BPI/USCC) according to ASTM D6400.

When placed in a typical commercial composting environment, Eco-Corr® films will fully biodegrade into carbon dioxide and water within a matter of weeks. There is no ecotoxicity to the soil, plants or microorganisms involved in this process. The exact time for films to biodegrade is dependent upon the conditions and activity of the disposal environment (temperature, soil quality, activity of microorganisms). Eco-Corr® films are shelf stable and will not break down prematurely until disposed of in a proper composting environment.

Traditional VCI Bags are Costly and Hazardous

Traditional anti-corrosion methods are messy, costly, and can be hazardous to personnel and the environment. Too often they are ineffective. Cortec Corrosion Inhibitor Bags saves costly time and labor – no surface preparation is required for your application & no cleaning/degreasing is required for product use.

  • Reduces raw material requirements: need for oil is eliminated & desiccants are eliminated
  • Eliminates disposal costs: products are fully recyclable & no hazardous waste disposal costs
  • Industry Proven Track Record
  • Many years of application and testing ensure reliable results
  • Multimetal Protection
  • Same product provides protection for ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Simple Application
  • Recessed and non-contact areas are protected
  • Safe for Personnel and Environment
  • Non-toxic and recyclable, VpCIs alleviate health and environmental concerns


Metal parts packaged in Eco-Corr® receive continuous protection against salt, excessive humidity, condensation, moisture, aggressive industrial atmosphere and dissimilar metal corrosion. The Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors vaporize and then condense on all metal surfaces in the enclosed package. VpCI reaches every area of your part, protecting its exterior as well as hard to reach interior surfaces. You get complete product protection during storage as well as during domestic and overseas shipments, virtually eliminating any rust claims. Once the film is no longer needed, Eco-Corr® can be composted and will degrade into carbon dioxide and water within weeks, certified under BPS guidelines.