Taking a trip back to nature
Biobased solvents such as PURASOLV® lactate esters from Corbion help deliver sustainable crop protection for greater disease resistance and increased yield. Whichever way you look at it, PURASOLV® biobased agrochemical solvents protect. Your customers. The future of your business. And our planet.
Solvency with PURASOLV
At Corbion, we are committed to helping manufacturers achieve their product ambitions in a safe and sustainable way. For makers of agrochemicals, that can mean having green solvents to enable the creation of highly effective pesticides – or biopesticides – that improve agricultural production while safeguarding health for people, animals and the planet.
Ethyl lactate, on which PURASOLV® is based, is found naturally in small quantities in a wide variety of foods such as wine, chicken and fruits. Offering low toxicity, low phytotoxicity and non-mutagenicity, PURASOLV® biobased solvents make it easier for formulators to develop high-performing products that are both safe and compliant with regulatory requirements.
What can PURASOLV® do for you?
A range of esters derived from L- and D-lactic acid, PURASOLV® provides multifunctional benefits that make the most of what biopesticides can do naturally. Offering superior solubility, PURASOLV® enhances the performance of a broad range of active ingredients and combinations, giving manufacturers great flexibility to develop formulations that deliver outstanding crop protection, and to continue innovating for a constantly evolving market.
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What does PURASOLV® bring to your agrochemical products?
A basis in renewable resources
High bio-based content
Relatively high flashpoints
Low Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) / Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Low evaporation rate
- Low environmental impact
PURASOLV® lactate esters can help you create:
- Emulsifiable concentrates (EC)
- Dispersable concentrates (DC).
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