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Circular Economy

Innovative approaches for the circular economy

More and more consumers wish to be part of the circular economy, and to move away from the one-way street of “produce, use & dispose” that is putting our environment under increasing strain. Eco-aware consumers are more likely to choose brands that can demonstrate sound eco-credentials. With BASF solutions, you can give your customers the power to choose cleaning products designed with the circular economy in mind: products that make efficient use of resources and keep people and the environment healthy, without compromising on cleaning performance.

The BASF Interpretation

Innovative solutions by products and combinations

Glucopon® 100 DK

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange Regenerate

Application: I&I, All segments

  • No foaming Hydrotrope
  • Good eco-tox profile
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • CLP label free
  • Helps to reduce VOC content in cleaners
  • Highly alkaline stable
  • Excellent plastic compatibility
  • Enables high concentrates

Versatile Hydrotrope


Glucopon® types

Contribution:

Optimize Regenerate

Application: Institutional Cleaning and Sanitation – Focus Hard Surface Cleaners

  • Gloss improvement, foam stabilization
  • Cleaning performance
  • 100% renewable based
  • Meets eco-label requirements
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Registered in main chemical inventories
  • Good plastic compatibility

100% renewable based


Korantin® PP

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange

Application: I&I, Food and Beverage Processing – Focus CIP Cleaning

  • Corrosion inhibitor for steel with very good performance in acidic media
  • Product can be used in lower quantities than regular corrosion inhibitors
  • Substitute for toxic products (e.g. Butyne diol)
  • Product with improved labeling

High performance corrosion inhibitor with good resource efficiency


Lavergy® Pro types

Contribution:

Optimize Regenerate

Application: I&I, Commercial Laundry

  • Energy saving with lower washing temperature
  • Enhance washing efficiency and water savings
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Utilization of renewable raw materials
  • Meet Ecolabel criteria

Saves energy and prolongs lifecycle of textiles


Low Foaming Surfactants as Plurafac® types

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: I&I, Food and Beverage Processing – Focus CIP Cleaning

  • Enable high performing CIP cleaners
  • Stable under extreme pH
  • Save time, water and energy

Enable to save resources


Lutensol® XL and XP types

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange Regenerate

Application: I&I, All segments

  • Enable fast cleaners
  • Formulation of fast drying cleaners possible
  • Broadly applicable in trigger sprays – allows broader choice of triggers and allows a broader distance range
  • Less scrubbing extends lifecycle of cleaned surface
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • SCL available
  • Easy to process – fewer gel phase than many benchmark products
  • Allows to formulate high concentrates

Versatile, fast wetting surfactant


Lutensol® XP 80

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: Institutional Cleaning and Sanitation – Focus Disinfecting Hard Surface Cleaners

  • Enables a more complete bactericidal activity (on S. aureus ATCC 6538) of biocide Protectol® PE
  • The combination may be used for janitorial products
  • Optimization enables lower total VOC

Enable high performing disinfecting cleaners


Lutropur® M

Contribution:

Exchange

Application: I&I, Food and Beverage Processing – Focus CIP Cleaning

  • Strong and odorless organic acid with superior efficiency
  • Unique, more efficient and safer production process than competition (e.g. no co-product, air oxidation instead of chlorine oxidation)
  • Replacement of acids with low environmental and health profile (HCl, HF, H3PO4, HNO3, sulfamic acid etc.)
  • No formation of nitrose gas

Enable safe and efficient cleaning process


Plurafac® SLF 180

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: Food Service and Kitchen Hygiene – Focus Ware Wash

  • High performance in rinse aid
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • Defoams the common food degradation products which helps to save water
  • With outstanding plastic drying performance help to save energy and/or time

Enables outstanding rinse aids for good plastic drying


Polyquart® Ecoclean

Contribution:

Optimize Regenerate

Application: Institutional Cleaning and Sanitation – Focus Hard Surface Cleaners

  • Starch based polymer
  • Excellent eco-tox profile
  • Aerobic and anaerobic biodegradable
  • Enables “easy to clean again” effects
  • Saves time and resources by prolonging cleaning cycles or shortening cleaning time

Enables high “easy to clean again” effect


Sokalan® HP 20 Pro types

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: I&I, Commercial Laundry

  • Polymer with high compatibility in liquid detergents
  • Good eco-tox profile
  • Meet eco-label requirements
  • High performance in surfactant optimized solutions
  • Enable low temperature washing
  • Enhance removal of bleachable stains
  • Support sustainable convenience claims such as “compaction”, “energy-saving”, “easy-to-use”
  • Anti-Greying effect

Optimizes performance and prolongs durability of textiles


Superior plastic compatibility

Contribution:

Optimize

Application: I&I all segments

  • Enable high performing cleaners
  • Prolong lifetime of the cleaned items as furniture surfaces, cars, …

Enable to prolong lifecycle of cleaned items


Trilon® M

Contribution:

Optimize Exchange Regenerate

Application: Service and Kitchen Hygiene – Focus Ware Wash

  • High performance as strong chelating agent
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Meets eco-label requirements
  • Good eco-tox profile compared to other strong chelating agents
  • Alternative to STPP, NTA, GLDA, phosphonate, Citrate
  • Enables solid formats which have a significant contribution to save energy, cost, packaging, space, increase safety
  • Utimate types with glass protection to prolong lifetime

Enables new solid formats