Hifax X 1956 A



Hifax X 1956 A is a reactor TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin) manufactured using the LyondellBasell`s proprietary Catalloy process technology. This grade is primarily used in polyolefin-based compounds to improve mechanical properties and enhance moulded part appearance. In particular, the product is used by our customers for providing tiger stripe resistance and improved aesthetics for unpainted automotive components. The grade is available in natural pellet form.


Africa-Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, North America, South & Central America


SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Typical Properties

Melt Flow Rate (230 °C/2.16 kg) 0.9 g/10 min
Density (23 °C, Method A) 0.89 g/cm³
Flexural Modulus 800 MPa
Tensile Stress at Break 30 MPa
Tensile Strain at Break 500 %
Shore Hardness (Shore D, 15 sec) 57
Heat Deflection Temperature B (0.45 MPa, Unannealed) 70 °C
DSC Melting Point 163 °C

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet


Calendaring, Compounding, Extrusion Flat-die, Injection Molding, Thermoforming




Exterior Automotive Applications, Panels & Profiles, Polymer Modifier, TPO Foils and Skins

Prohibited Applications of Compounded Polyolefins:

The following applications and/or end uses are prohibited by LyondellBasell.  LyondellBasell will not solicit the sale of, or knowingly supply, product for use in the following applications:

FDA Class III medical devices, European Class III medical devices, Health Canada Class IV Medical Devices, applications involving permanent implantation into the body & life-sustaining medical applications