New Performance Polymer from BASF Delivers Superior Oily Stain Removal at Low Temperatures

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August 16, 2021

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Introducing Sokalan® HP 30 Booster

Sokalan®HP 30 Booster from BASF fills a noted gap in the market. Sokalan® HP 30 Booster is specifically formulated to address oily stain removal, even at low temperatures. Oily stains are notoriously challenging in liquid laundry, and superior efficacy at low temperatures is something consumers and brands alike have been asking for.

In addition, to low temperature oily stain removal, Sokalan® HP 30 Booster has a high-active content (100%) formulation that makes this polymer optimal for concentrated formulations.

Blend for broad spectrum stain removal

Sokalan®HP 30 Booster has been shown to be highly effective at concentrations as low as1% against tough stains like bacon grease, butter, and oil. The chart below shows results of NA3 baseline (a model premium liquid detergent) plus 1% and 2%Sokalan® HP 30 Booster. Note the prevalence of green results (indicatingstatistical improvements) in the oily category.

Sokalan®HP 30 Booster also combines well with other polymers, including the Sokalan® HP20 product from BASF which is highly effective against stains fromoxidizable/bleachable stains and clay. Formulations with 1% of HP 30 Boosterand 1% HP 20 offers broad spectrum stain removal at low temperatures.

Whatyou need to know

Sokalan®HP 30 Booster is an alkoxylated polyethleneimine with a pH level ofapproximately 10, viscosity of 1500 mPas (at 23 degrees Centigrade) and densityof 1.06 g/cm3 (at 20 degrees Centigrade). It is available as a flowable liquidwith 100% actives content.

Readyfor action

Combininglow temperature performance, compatibility with concentrated performance, andsuperior oily stain removal, Sokalan® HP 30 Booster offers a high-value methodof enhancing a liquid laundry detergent formulation to meet current customerdemands.

Withexpectations of efficacy and sustainability expected to rise – along with anunwillingness to compromise one for the other – polymers like Sokalan® HP 30Booster are going to be in increasing demand. To learn more about Sokalan® HP30 Booster, Sokalan® HP 20 or any of BASF’s polymer products, please request asample or get in touch today.

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