Press release
Coating Additives
September 5, 2012

TEGO® Airex 921 – For Food Packaging: The Silicone-free Deaerator for UV-curable Printing Inks and Coatings

TEGO® Airex 921 has been designed specifically for UV-curable printing inks and coatings for food packaging. The silicone-free product consists completely of raw materials compliant with the A list of Swiss Ordinance SR 817.023.21, Annex 6.
TEGO® Airex 921 contains 100 % active matter, is free of organic solvents and made of approximately 60 % renewable resources.
The widely compatible deaerator can be used in clear and pigmented formulations without impact on the overprintability and is highly effective.
TEGO® Airex 921 is offered as part of a new generation of deaerators from Evonik Industries with an emphasis on modern formulations and resource efficiency.

Company information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders
in specialty chemicals. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2011 more than 33,000 employees generated sales of around €14.5 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.8 billion.


In so far as forecasts or expectations are expressed in this press release or where our statements concern the future, these forecasts, expectations or statements may involve known or unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results or developments may vary, depending on changes in the operating environment. Neither Evonik Industries AG nor its group companies assume an obligation to update the forecasts, expectations or statements contained in this release.