Maintenance of detergents with sorbates

Many preservatives commonly used in detergency are being discontinued due to regulatory changes. This, together with the tendency to formulate with substances that respect health and the environment, generates the need to find new alternatives to conserve detergents. Sorbates: non-sensitizing preservatives existing in nature Sorbates are molecules found in some natural products, such as mountain…

Enzymes and new trends in detergents

New global trends are affecting consumer habits. In a stressful and polluting world, today’s consumers are looking for greater ease in their daily lives and a healthy environment, and any industry that wants to meet the demands of these consumers must adapt to the new environment. In the clothes detergents sector, the growing demand for…

Transparent or opaque fabric softeners, esterquat-free and cold-manufactured

Most household fabric softeners contain esterquats from fatty acids as their main components; the esterquats are cationic surfactants that adhere to the fabrics eliminating static cling. Thanks to these fatty components, the softeners improve the smoothing feeling in most fabrics. The esterquats are used since the 80’s, both in standard formulations and in concentrated softeners.…

aditivos para suavizantes de ropa

Additives for fabric conditioners

The fabric conditioners are incorporated to the laundry processes in order to provide softness, volume and fluffiness to your wash. Furthermore, they make ironing easier and your wash smelling good. There are various factors coming into play in the manufacturing of the fabric conditioners that we should bear in mind. First of all, the viscosity…

GLDA: sequestrant for laundry detergents

The sequestrants are used in detergency in order to reduce the levels of ions in water. With this the properties of these ions are modified and as a result we obtain a greater efficiency of the cleaning processes. They also reduce metals reactivity that over time may degrade the formulations. The Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacétate (GLDA)…