Cleaning up with Corbion

Our biodegradable lactic acid-based solutions are proven to help home care formulators produce safe, sustainable products. Natural, safe and cost effective, they are being used today in everything from antimicrobial and descaling solutions to solvents and buffering applications.

For antimicrobial products, our PURAC® Sanilac delivers broad efficacy in a single product thanks to its dual antibacterial and antiviral action. Readily biodegradable and non-toxic to both people and planet, PURAC Sanilac has a GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status and is a safe alternative to many traditional biocides. Read more>>

Descaling and soap scum removal
PURAC® 88T is our key ingredient for the detergent Industry – acting as both an excellent descaling agent and a soap scum remover. Combining multiple cleaning benefits in a single ingredient, PURAC 88T also has buffering capacity to help stabilize formulations. Read more>>

Biobased solvents
If you’re looking to replace organic and halogenated solvents for industrial and consumer applications look no further than PURASOLV® - our range of esters of L-lactic acid. These clear, colorless liquids are proven to perform – as well as being non-toxic and biodegradable with a low odour. Read more>>

When it comes to reducing pH variation in your products, lactic acid is ideal for buffering – helping you maintain product stability and shelf life. Not only is it biobased, but as a buffering agent, lactic acid has a pH value lower than five.

Lactic acid for Home Care

What’s the benefit?

  • Multifunctional
  • Effective
  • Safe
  • Easily formulated
  • Biobased (readily biodegradable).




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