POWER COTTON is a system for comfortable cotton fabrics with more than 5 times higher abrasion resistance on knitted items
STAMP IT SAFE is a formaldehyde-free* pigment printing system for soft fabrics, which is better for you and our planet.
It is based on new generation binder, softener and fixing agent.
*below limit of detection according to industry standard test methods
The Pationic portfolio offers a wide range of biobased polymer additives that enable trouble free processing and deliver enhanced final polymer product properties.
Scanfill BIO is a bio-based plastic material made from sugarcane instead of oil. Scanfill BIO is based on renewable raw material, which makes it a more sustainable alternative with a lower environmental impact and reduced CO2 emissions. Scanfill BIO can be used for thermoforming, extrusion and injection. Scanfill Materials offers additional savings by increasing the production speed and making the energy consumption more efficient.
FineCell's Cellulose Hydrogel is a thick and shear-thinning suspension of cellulose microfibers in water, produced from FineCell’s Cellulose Powder.
This material is a sustainable and multifunctional ingredient to help cosmetic manufacturers make their products more sustainable, enhance their products’ shelf life and functionality, as well as make their products’ ingredient lists shorter and more understandable for the consumers.
FineCell’s Cellulose Hydrogel is a thick and shear-thinning suspension of cellulose microfibers in water, produced from FineCell’s Cellulose Powder. It has a viscosity specifically suitable for extrusion by using a 3D bioprinter.
This material is a multifunctional ingredients to help manufacturers of 3D bioprinting hydrogels (aslo called "bioinks") to make affordable bioinks with excellent printability, shape fidelity, and shape stability.
FineCell’s Cellulose Powder is a micro-sized cellulose fiber made from plant fibers.
It's a sustainable reinforcement for making lighter and more sustainable thermoplastic composites for a wide range of applications (e.g. automotive interiors, consumer goods).
PURASOLV® is a range of safe solvents based on lactate esters that provides multifunctional properties. Offering superior solvency for a broad range of active ingredients and combinations, PURASOLV® solvents give the flexibility to develop customizable formulations with optimal efficacy, for enhanced crop protection.
I am looking for recycled waterproof fabrics for the use of production of outdoor apparel.
Alternatively, I am looking for PFC free DWR agents which are based on bio materials, sustainable and environmentally friendly which can be applied to rPET and other recycled materials.
Bluesign approved required.
Lessonia offers a range of natural exfoliants that can replace microplastics in cosmetics and one of these is Apricot Exfoliator. Apricot Exfoliator is a natural exfoliating ingredient manufactured from apricot kernels. The microparticles of apricot kernels refine the skin and tone it. Apricots originate from the north east of China and has been cultivated for almost 4,000 years.
CelluloScrub™ is a white scrub that provides the same high performance of polyethylene (PE) beads. CelluloScrub™, coming from wood pulp, is a modified cellulose making it a real renewable and biodegradable resource for the personal care industry. It has no impact on the lands overexploitation. The cellulose which is used to make it comes from certified and sustainable forests.
CelluloScrub™ is recognized as biodegradable within the scientific community. Its degradation by microorganism has been extensively studied in a wide variety of environments including waste water treatment facilities.
The Cuptronic CBM Process is a new and better adhesion promotion method to prepare plastic parts for metallization. It completely replaces chromic acid etching, making the process safe and environmentally friendly, while also allowing a broader choice of plastics.
MLSE® is a unique technology that has the ability to treat both natural and synthetic textiles for a wide variety of functionalities; These include dyeability and printing enhancements, hydrophilicity, hydrophobicity, fire retardancy and anti-microbial properties. The use of water, harmful chemicals and energy is significantly reduced in comparison to conventional textile treatment methods.
miDori® bioSoft is a plant seed oil based softener for textiles. It provides an outstanding soft hand for cotton and cotton blend fabrics and garments. It is a USDA certified bio based product and all of its components, on a CAS number level, underwent a so called Greenscreen for safer chemicals.
miDori® evoPel is a state of the art water repellent, “DWR”, for textile fabrics and garments with excellent durability to home laundry. It works on cotton, synthetics and blends to protect fabrics and garments from rain and water based stains. It is PFOS and PFOA free. Therefore providing an alternative to so called PFC based stain repellent products. It is partially based on plant seed oils and is a USDA certified bio based product.
Trifilon BioLite® is a greener alternative to molded plastics from a leading Swedish biocomposite-maker. It blends polypropylene from responsible sources with industrial hemp fibers from Northern European farms. The blends are available in different ratios, currently from 10 to 30% fiber-fill. Trifilon delivers granulates that can be used in existing injection molding machines. Because of the natural strength of the hemp fibers and Trifilon’s fiber-refining technology, BioLite has excellent mechanical qualities and replaces pure-fossil plastics as well as mineral- or glass-reinforced plastics. Its light weight was one reason it was named a finalist in the World Wildlife Fund’s Climate Solver competition.
Dyeing with supercritical carbon dioxide (CO dyeing) is a water-free coloration method. The increasing worldwide demand for textiles which are produced with minimal impact on the environment led to commercialization of these dyeing method. Next to the machinery manufacturer, the introduction of CO2 dyeing to the textile industry is driven and accelerated by retailers & brands.
AVITERA® SE is the first range of reactive dyes to be free from restricted arylamines. Crucially, this covers para-chloroaniline (PCA), a hazardous dyeing by-product that poses risks to people.
Fabrics dyed with AVITERA® SE dyes thus comply with the environmental requirements of leading brands and retailers. This helps mills maintain a positive image and boost the value of their brand while increasing yield, improving productivity and reducing processing costs.
PCA, current detection limit 5ppm
miDori® bioSoft CA1 is a plant seed oil based softener for cotton and cotton blends based textiles/garments. It provides an outstanding soft hand and can be applied without having to change any application, process parameters. The unique selection of raw materials used in its formulation allowed us to obtain the Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institutes Platinum Level Material Health Certificate. It too was screened and received certification under the so called Full Material Disclosure Program from Tox Services, a hazard based screen of all components used to formulate miDori® bioSoft CA1 on a CAS number level.
Highly effective water repellent agent for finishing fabrics of all fibre types.
Dystar’s core denim product is Dystar Indigo Vat 40% solution, the cleanest Indigo on the market. This product represents the state-of-the-art in pre-reduced Indigo liquid. It allows cleaner denim production and shows massive positive impact on resource efficiency such as reduction of sodium hydrosulfite usage by 60-70%, much cleaner waste water and less water usage.
INDIGO FLOW is an aniline-free* indigo system that produces authentic denim without compromising our planet.
It is based on Denisol® Pure indigo, pre-reduced aniline-free* indigo with same performance as regular indigo.
*below limits of detection
Huntsman Textile Effects started with the replacement of chrome (mordant) dyes 20 years ago and stopped production and sales of chrome dyes already in 2008. With the concept of LANASOL CE a trouble free move has been made possible.
miDori® bioDry 1.0 is a plant seed based softener for textiles. It uniquely adds an outstanding softness and wicking to cotton and cotton blend fabrics and garments. Thus adding performance to cotton, respectively giving cotton it natural ability back to absorb and manage moisture. It is a USDA certified biobased product and it was the first textile chemical to receive a Silver GreenScreen for safer chemicals certification. A 100% palm oil free version available as well.
miDori® bioWick is a plant seed oil based finishing agent for textiles. It helps the fabric to absorb sweat, wick moisture away and dry faster. Compared to standard crude oil based wicking finishes it has a significantly, up to 8 times, lower carbon footprint. It is highly biodegradable ( Zahn/Wellens Test), a USDA certified bio based product and all of its components, on a CAS number level, underwent a so called Greenscreen for safer chemicals.
Lineo™ by Stora Enso is a renewable, wood-based, non-toxic alternative to fossil-based materials. Lineo™ is made of lignin, a complex plant-derived polymer found in the cell walls of almost all dry-land plants. The refined kraft lignin is available as a stable free-flowing brown powder. Lineo™ can be used to replace oil-based phenolic materials in a range of applications, such as in resins for plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), laminated veneer lumber (LVL), paper lamination and insulation material.
After cellulose, lignin is the biggest renewable source of carbon anywhere. Lineo™ is ideal for companies looking for alternatives to petroleum-based products. It is a non-toxic raw material with a traceable origin and stable cost structure. It also contributes to resource efficiency since it fully utilitses wood from other production processes.
Cellufoam is a lightweight, highly porous material from cellulose fibers. This cellulose foam has very good mechanical properties that can be tailored according to application. Obtained from Swedish wood pulp, the renewable and biodegradable foam is produced in a green solvent-free process.
Crude tall oil (CTO) by Stora Enso is a special source of bio-based products. It is extracted from Nordic Softwood – a natural, renewable resource from our sustainably managed North European forests – during the kraft pulping process.
This valuable ingredient of the wood is a mixture of fatty acids, rosin and other neutral compounds. The crude tall oil can be further refined to different fractions like fatty acids, rosins and sterols. These intermediates can be used in a wide variety of applications and products across various industrial and consumer markets. In addition, CTO can be refined and turned into biofuels replacing fossil-based fuels.
Guaranteed Green – The Sympatex climate-neutral and recyclable membrane
As one of the worldwide leading producers, Sympatex® Technologies has been a synonym for high-tech functional materials in clothing, footwear, accessories and technical fields of application since 1986. Together with selected partners, Sympatex develops, produces and distributes membranes, laminates and functional textiles as well as finished products worldwide. The Sympatex membrane is highly breathable, 100% wind- and waterproof and regulates the climate. It is 100% recyclable, climate-neutral, bluesign® certified, and it received the 'Oeko-Tex-Standard 100' certificate. It is also PTFE-free and PFC-free. The technologies and procedures are based on the principles of ecological responsibility and sustainability with a special focus on the optimal carbon footprint.
SOZIO offers safe, natural and sustainable fragrances. These fragrances are certified Safer Choice. These fragrances can be used in several markets and type of products such as personal care, home fragrance, household and I&I products.
Green Banana Paper is sustainably manufacturing world-class vegan products from agricultural banana waste in Kosrae, Micronesia. All products feature banana fibre paper: a naturally beautiful and strong plant-based material. Products include banana paper wallets, custom business cards, greeting cards, artist paper and more.
Bio-replacements for polyesters, flexible and rigid foams, paints, coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers and more.
This is a high molecular weight (HMW) biodegradable polymer with attractive mechanical and physical properties that make it suitable for packaging and other thermoplastic applications. This aliphatic polyester is stable, easily transportable and cost-competitive.
Novomer produces and develops Biocyanate™ Isocyanates through a novel route that does not require the use of the environmentally dangerous chemical phosgene. These plant-based renewable isocyanates are organic compounds that contain at least one isocyanate group, a functional group with the formula R-N=C=O.
Bio replacement for propylene-based glacial acrylic acid for polymers, acrylates, resins, plastics, fibers, paints, coatings, adhesives, elastomers and others.
Mobius has created a technology platform for bio-based, naturally degradable and compostable materials that serve as drop-in replacements for petroleum-based resins. Mobius envisions a future where forestry, food, and agricultural waste streams are upcycled into valuable chemical and material feedstock.
The FR CROS® Series provides halogen-free ammonium polyphosphates for intumescent coating systems. FR CROS® specialties are key ingredients in intumescent paints and coatings influencing the performance and stability of the finished coating. They ensure the long-term bearing capacity of the steel beam in case of fire. FR CROS improves the fire resistance of steel.
POLYSORB® isosorbide is a non-toxic bio-based molecule made from sorbitol. Thanks to its particular rigid structure, POLYSORB® isosorbide enhances the properties of polymers, especially polycarbonate. When using POLYSORB® isosorbide the polymers become more resistant to temperature and have better mechanical and optical properties. Suitable for food contact packaging, heat resistant packaging and technical polymers.
Bio Gen Active® Scale 131 offshore is an effective, high concentrated acidic cleaning agent, mild to the user, material and to the environment. The product is classified as PLONOR (Posses Little Or No Risk to the environment). The product contains Bio Gen Active®, a 100 % natural, health and environmentally optimised substrate derived from whey. It can replace strong acids with hazardous properties that need environmentally problematic corrosion inhibitors.
FAST SPORT is a coloration system for polyester knitted sportswear, providing the best fastness in the shortest possible time, with a reduced environmental footprint.
DEEP DIVE is a complete system for highly efficient knitted cotton coloration with less water.
OrganoWood is perfect for public Environments as well as private properties. Kindergardens, schools, parks, housing and much more. Protected Wood for cladding, decking, fencing etc. * Silver-gray finish * Durable * Minimum maintenance * Free from harmful Chemicals * Environmentally Friendly
The Cadira Polyester concept was introduced in May 2016. That module provides information about environmentally friendly exhaust processing of polyester fibers with Dianix® dyes and Sera® process auxiliaries using best available technology (BAT). All processes, dyes and auxiliaries which are mentioned in the Cadira Polyester module, can be used for dyeing of recycled polyester without any restrictions.
Dystar offers a full range of ecological fluorine-free products for all demands. EVO Protect DWA is suitable for application on cotton, cellulosic fibres, and for PA and PES fibres.
Fluorine free solutions are the future of durable water repellency in the textile industry. Fluorine free products do not contain perfluorinated compounds such as PFOA and PFOS.
Lignin is a phenolic biopolymer and one of the main components of the plant cell wall of woods, grasses etc. Lignin is bio-based and compostable depending on the application. LignoPure effectively helps materials science and life science companies revolutionize their portfolio with tailor-made, sustainable product solutions made from lignin.
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