Home Care Solutions From Innospec Performance Chemicals

Comprehensive range of primary & secondary surfactants and other specialty raw materials


Innospec's Home Care, I&I range boasts a diverse array of surfactants, additives, and cutting-edge formulations suitable for everyday cleaning products. This comprehensive product line includes both naturally derived and synthetic ingredients, which are utilized in various household cleaning products ranging from laundry liquids, powders, and pods to dish care products and multi-purpose cleaners.

Barentz is dedicated to ongoing innovation and developing sustainable products that are environmentally responsible. When we combine our formulation expertise, market knowledge, extensive product range, and exceptional customer service, with Innospec, it comes as no surprise that our technologies are used by some of the world's most renowned cleaning brands. Whether you require a refreshing and fragrant laundry detergent, a spotless dishwasher, or an efficient and effective household cleaning product, the Innospec Home Care, I&I range can cater to your needs and provide complete home care.

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High Biobased Content

Aquanate™ Mild Surfactants

Aquanate™ surfactants are a range of high-performance, environmentally-friendly surfactants developed by Innospec for home care applications. These mild surfactants are designed to provide excellent cleaning and foaming properties while being gentle on the skin and safe for the environment. Innospec's Aquanate™ surfactants are suitable for a wide range of household cleaning applications, including laundry detergents, dishwashing liquids, and all-purpose cleaners, and are ideal for brands looking to offer sustainable and eco-friendly products to their consumers.

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100% Natural, High Foaming

EMPICOL® Dried Fatty Alcohol Sulphates

EMPICOL® dried fatty alcohol sulphates are a range of 100% naturally derived, high-performance surfactants for home care applications. These surfactants are highly effective in cleaning and emulsifying various types of soils and stains. They are commonly used in laundry detergents, toilet blocks and other household cleaners. These ingredients are known for their excellent foaming properties and their ability to maintain stable emulsions, especially in soft water. They are also biodegradable and environmentally friendly, making them a popular choice among manufacturers of eco-friendly home care products.

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Mild amphoteric co-surfactants

EMPIGEN® Betaines

EMPIGEN® co-surfactants are used in a variety of household, industrial and institutional cleaners. They offer excellent cleaning performance, foaming, and emulsifying properties, and are known for their mildness and low irritation potential, making them suitable for a wide range of formulations. They are also highly compatible with anionic, non-ionic and cationic surfactants.

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Superior Performance Surfactants

NANSA® Dried Sulfonates

The NANSA® surfactants can be used in a variety of cleaning applications. The NANSA® Dried Linear Alkylbenzene Sulphonates (LAS) are particularly well-suited for powder, tablet, and block formulations, and are used in everything from surface cleaners to laundry detergents. These ingredients create an open and voluminous foam structure. The NANSA® Dried Alpha Olefin Sulfonates (AOS) are perfect for all types of cleaning applications, even at high temperatures. They produce a stable, luxurious foam that remains voluminous even in hard water.

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ENVIOMET® Sustainable Chelating Agents

ENVIOMET® C 140 is a versatile, biodegradable chelating agent that can be used in various home care, industrial and institutional cleaners. This environmentally friendly product is readily biodegradable and not classified, making it a sustainable alternative to other chemistries.

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