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Clysar® ULTRA LEG™ Recyclable Shrink Film

An Advanced Low-Energy Film with the Industry’s Lowest Shrink Force

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Clysar® ULTRA LEG™ shrink film is an advanced low-shrink force polyolefin shrink film prequalified for Store Drop-Off by How2Recycle®. A thin, high-performance film with low-carbon impact, ULTRA LEG™ film meets today’s demand for a replacement to PVC.

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Sparkling clear and glossy, ULTRA LEG™ film provides approximately 40% less shrink force than competitive films. Its gentle shrink and beautiful, balanced cleanup are ideal for packaging thin, soft, fragile or heat-sensitive products.

Clysar® ULTRA LEG™ film significantly improves overall package quality and process efficiency over other low-energy films. It seals and shrinks at much lower temperatures than traditional films, and offers trouble-free performance to reduce downtime.

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Also see Clysar® LE Gold film for a non-recyclable low-shrink force option available in a range of gauges.

Use For

Thin, fragile or heat-sensitive applications:

  • Products packaged in PVC film
  • Filters (air filters, appliance filters, filter papers, etc.)
  • Protective apparel like face masks
  • Stationery, stickers and thin paper products
  • Open-sided chipboard boxes
  • Magazines, calendars and other low-profile items
  • Craft, hobby and collectible products
  • Single printed items (portfolios, etc.)
  • Bundled printed materials
  • Candy and confectionery products


Shrink Performance

  • Exerts approximately 40% less force on products during shrinking than competitive films
  • Unrivalled processing performance in a thin-gauge low-energy film
  • Very high available shrink in a low gauge for crisp, tight shrink packages
  • Balanced, all-around shrink to eliminate dog-ears and other flaws
  • Compatible with all air-evacuation methods


  • 25% lower seal and shrink tunnel temperatures (in field trials)
  • Provides strong, durable seals over a wide temperature range
  • Compatible with all sealing mechanisms, even PVC systems
  • Does not emit toxic fumes or corrode sealing wires or equipment
  • Will not leave carbon deposits on sealing wires


  • Exceptional gloss, clarity and sparkle.
  • Excellent durability
  • Maintains strength, performance in freezer applications
  • Superior cold and hot slip
  • Good tear resistance
  • Will not become brittle with age
  • Creates consistent, attractive packages without major fine-tuning, rejects or waste

Solves Issues

  • Delivers a low shrink-force film with significant sustainability gains (prequalified for Store Drop-Off by How2Recycle®)
  • A recyclable replacement for PVC
  • Eliminates issues with deformed, curled or crushed products caused by aggressive shrink force
  • Solves quality issues, high reject rates
  • Eliminates rework from high heat such as pin holing or distortion
  • Eliminates cleanup problems such as dog-ears
  • Reduces downtime and improves ROI


A Best-in-Class PVC Replacement

  • Prequalified for Store Drop-Off by How2Recycle®
  • Non-toxic polyolefin replacement for chloride-based PVC film
  • Right-gauging solution for wrapping chipboard packages to reduce packaging weight/volume
  • Lower seal and shrink tunnel temperatures reduce energy use in packaging operations

Clysar® ULTRA LEG™ film is Prequalified for Store Drop-Off by How2Recycle®.

The How2Recycle® label is a standardized labeling system that clearly communicates packaging recycling instructions to the public. It is the only label program that can supply the official How2Recycle® icon for your brand packaging.

Because Clysar® ULTRA LEG™ shrink film has received an official prequalification letter from How2Recycle®, it is significantly faster and easier to obtain permissions to use the label icons. Note each package application requires final authorization for label use.

View Prequalification Letter

How to Obtain the How2Recycle® Store Drop-Off Label

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To use the official Store Drop-Off logos on consumer packaging, companies must first be members of How2Recycle®. Then, individual packaging materials must be evaluated for logo use.

Label information and application forms can be found on the member How2Recycle portal here:

Develop & Commercialize Your Package with Clysar

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Clysar® ULTRA LEG™ film is backed by the expertise of the most technically advanced distributors and field sales force in the industry.

Our expert shrink specialists can help you evaluate ULTRA LEG™ film for your application; order sample rolls; set up packaging trials; evaluate film/equipment needs; and work with Clysar’s in-house developmental resources on scale-up, training and other support.

Compare Clysar® Shrink Films

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Analyze the environmental impact of your recyclable shrink package.

Request a Sample Roll or Film Trial

Call 888-4-CLYSAR or email for help in finding the best shrink film for your packaging needs.

Download the Clysar® ULTRA LEG™ Data Sheet

Made in the USA—Clysar® shrink film is proudly made in Clinton, Iowa, USA, and is not vulnerable to shortages, delays or other supply reliability challenges related to imported products. All Clysar® films are produced to ISO 9001:2015 and FSSC 22000 standards; and FDA/USDA approved.