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Surfactants are the main ingredients of handdish detergents. They lift dirt and oil from dishes, pots, pans and cutlery and emulsify it, so that it can be easily removed. All our surfactants are fully biodegradable. 

Main surfactants in hand dishwashing detergents are anionic and nonionic surfactants: Anionic surfactants are particularly effective for oily soil cleaning and nonionic surfactants are excellent grease removers.

How do we use surfactants?

We use surfactants widely in our laundry and home care products. They are crucial for any cleaning process.

Surfactants can be petrochemically sourced or be of natural origin (oleo-based), e.g. from palm (kernel) oil.

More Topics

  • All our formulas are resource efficient and provide you with strong cleaning results. 

  • We drive progress towards a circular economy by creating smarter packaging for the benefit of people and the planet. 

  • Our responsibiliy along the entire value chain includes optimizing our transport and logistics processes in terms of environmental compatibility and resource efficiency.