Textile innovator Devan Chemicals has launched two new bio-based textile finishes. One is a softener and the other is a quick-dry finish. Both are derived from vegetable oils and are in line with the company’s latest innovations on bio-based chemistry.
The first, Passerelle Soft NTL is a durable softness technology based on vegetable ingredients. The technology is wash durable and can be used with natural fibers like hemp, cotton, but is also fit for synthetic fibers like rPES, PA.
The second, Passerelle Quick-Dry NTL is a moisture management technology that has a high wicking and evaporation capability which helps to evaporate water/sweat easier and faster. The technology is also > 60% (28 days) biodegradable according to OECD 301B.
Since 2019, Devan Chemicals has launched Bio-flam, bio-based PCM’s, a natural antimicrobial and plant-based fragrance under SceNTL brand name. The company aims to reduce the carbon footprint of the global textile industry and continue innovating its product range through bio-based and sustainable chemistry.