Quimidroga obtains the GOLD certification of ECOVADIS also in 2019

This year 2019, ECOVADIS has once again rewarded Quimidroga’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, which encompasses the Environment, Work Practices and Human Rights, Fair Business Practices and Sustainable Procurement blocks, granting us the highest certification possible in the GOLD category. The replacement of old wheelbarrows with electric vehicles, the replacement of lights in warehouses with…

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Natural cosmetics

In the formulation of cosmetics, it is very common to use ingredients of recognized efficiency obtained by chemical synthesis. Many of these ingredients are also found in vegetables, and with the substitution of synthetic components by those of vegetable origin, it is possible to “naturalize” cosmetics, and achieve a higher percentage of ingredients of renewable…

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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…

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EuroVanillin: a new source of natural and sustainable vanillin

Vanillin is the aromatic component par excellence of the hundreds of vanilla components. More of 80% of the vanillin production worldwide is obtained from the guaiacol and catechol present in petroleum derivatives. This fact makes the vanillin a less sustainable product. In an increasingly environmentally-conscious market place, it is more important than ever to find natural…

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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.…

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