Steven Seip - Erie PA, US
Edwin Townsend - Pittsburgh PA, US
Sehyun Kim - Murraysville PA, US
Leslie Bockman - Canonsburg PA, US
524/128000, 524/451000, 524/394000
The present invention provides polyolefin household articles exhibiting enhanced stain resistance. The household articles according to the current invention include housewares, such as bowls, cups, containers and utensils, as well as, components for household appliances such as: dishwashers, washing machines and refrigerators. The household articles according to the current invention comprise a polypropylene homopolymer or impact copolymer having enhanced resistance to staining on contact with food or other articles soiled with food. The articles according to the current invention attained enhanced stain resistance through a combination of control of the properties of the propylene polymers and balance of additives.