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Scented Spheres

Easily extruded and moulded with Eastman cellulosics

Overview


Good ideas have a way of getting bigger and better. 

This is happening to the Forever Fragrant™ line of home air fresheners developed for Home Shopping Network by Designer Joy Mangano.

Following the huge success of Forever Fragrant™ scented sticks and discs made from Auracell™ scented natural polymer, Mangano has added a set of scented spheres – light, airy balls of varying size and decorative pattern that nicely complement the textured glass dish they nestle atop.

In demonstrating the product to viewers, Mangano explains, “Forever Fragrant™ is made from an environmentally friendly, breathable plastic that emits fragrance consistently and sucks in mal-odors like a high tech sponge.”

According to Mangano, Forever Fragrant™ technology has proven in tests to emit scent and eliminate household odors for up to two years. The spheres are available in scents ranging from Tranquil Escape to Vanilla Amber to Garden Fresh.

The scent-encapsulating Auracell™ was developed by Rotuba Inc., based on Eastman cellulosics, which is primarily derived from wood pulp. “The material is easily extruded and molded,” says Rotuba President Adam Bell, “and extremely versatile in performance and processing.”

“Consumers are showing a preference for products with a good sustainability story and there is increasing interest in finding different ways to deliver scent in the home and retail environment,” Bell adds. “With Auracell™, the possibilities are endless.”