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Basel, 30 October 2017

CITROFOL® eco – Jungbunzlauer launches Tributyl citrate based on natural n-butanol

Jungbunzlauer, a global leader in citrate ester production, launches two new citrate ester plasticisers, CITROFOL® BI eco and CITROFOL® BII eco. Both new varieties are based on natural butanol, produced by fermentation with renewable resources. CITROFOL® BII eco now has a bio-based share of 90%, while CITROFOL BI® eco is 100% bio based.

Customers around the world have asked for an increase in the bio content of additives for their end products. Jungbunzlauer has answered with their new eco grades of CITROFOL®. From sensitive applications like toys, personal care, health care and food contact solutions to technical applications such as polymers, coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers; users can be confident in the natural origin of Jungbunzlauer’s additives. Jungbunzlauer is the sole supplier of these bio-based butanol citrate esters.

We are confident that renewable products are essential for future success across a broad base of evolving markets.