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More than half of U.S. production and nearly one quarter of global production of linear alpha olefins (LAOs) have been lost because of the hurricane. LAOs are essential to the production of most polyethylene (PE).
The unique structure of the six-layer, extrusion blowmolded Oxy-Guard bottles offers greater oxygen-barrier protection than standard, single-layer polyethylene bottles, plus enhanced protection from moisture and UV light, according to the company.