Surfatech -  Corn Fermentation Technology

 

The crosslinking reagent used in the preparation of Cosmosurf® CE series of products is derived from Corn. It is made by sugar fermentation by DuPonte & Lyle Bio Products. One of the patents covering this process is available by clicking on the link to the right.

 

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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products' 1,3-propanediol is a colorless and highly pure glycol derived from a sustainable and renewable corn sugar fermentation process. Corn-derived 1,3-propanediol is the perfect glycol solution for formulations where non-petroleum based ingredients are desired. Benefits of corn-derived 1,3-propanediol include its purity, lack of irritation and sensitization, and environmentally-friendly nature.

 

Patent on Process