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Biodegradable chelating agents

Biodegradable chelating agents

Biodegradable chelating agents for personal care and household products including dishwashing and laundry detergents. Biodegradable alternatives should have comparable performance to ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), and meet the US EPA Safer Choice criteria for chelating and sequesting agents (Design for the Environment Program Criteria for Chelating and Sequestering Agents, Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2010.) (https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-03/documents/criteria_for_chelating_agents.pdf)

Wanted: Alternative to thiourea in silver polish

Wanted: Alternative to thiourea in silver polish

We are looking for an alternative for thiourea in silver polish/care due to its toxicity and classification according to REACH/CLP. 

Alternative to Melamine as a Fire Retardant

We are searching for an alternative to Melamine as a fire retardant.  A proposal has been put forward to harmonise the classification of this substance as carcinogenic under REACH/CLP and so we would like to hear of any alternatives available.

Alternatives to NMP in semi-conductor manufacturing

Alternatives to NMP in semi-conductor manufacturing

Alternatives to N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) in semi-conductor manufacuring that do not include γ-Butyrolactone (GBL), Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO), or Dimethylacetamide (DMAc).   Primary uses of NMP in semiconductor manufacturing include: * As a solvent in certain photolithography formulations, including photoresists.   * In Bottom Anti-Reflective Coatings (BARC) and polyimides *As a solvent pre-wet of wafers prior to application of spin on polymer * As a component of photoresist stripper formulations.

Bisphenol free thermal paper

Bisphenol free thermal paper

 Searching for alternatives to bisphenol in thermal paper without hazardous properties from a health and environmental perspective.

Water and oil repellant surface treatments

Water and oil repellant surface treatments

Water and oil repellant surface treatments for footwear and textiles that do not contain perfluorinated and polyfluorinated compounds (PFC-free).

Alternative to Salicylic Acid as an Accelerator

We are looking for an alternative to Salicylic Acid as an accelerator for Epoxy-Amine thermoset cure due to the Harmonised Classification included in the 13th ATP to CLP. 

Conditioning agents for skin and hair cleansing products

Conditioning agents for skin and hair cleansing products

Alternatives for cationic poly-electrolytes (quaternary ammonium derivatives or polyquaterniums), generally used as conditioning agents for skin and/or hair cleansing products, that are biodegradable and have low ecotoxicity.

For use as raw materials for formulated personal care products.

Bio-based surfactants  with low aquatic toxicity

Bio-based surfactants with low aquatic toxicity

Bio-based surfactants with low aquatic toxicity for use in formulated products including cleaning and cleansing products.

Non-CMR Fast Epoxy Curative

We are looking for a fast-acting, non-CMR (according to REACH/CLP) epoxy curatives.

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