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Dissolvine GL® approved in DfE labeled products

9 April 2014

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program has given AkzoNobel’s Dissolvine GL® approval for use in DfE-labeled products. Dissolvine GL® passed extensive review and is now added to the EPA’s list of Safer Chemical Ingredients (

The DfE program helps consumers and commercial businesses to identify products that are determined to be effective and safer according to the DfE Safer Product Labeling Program. Currently, approximately 2,500 products are allowed to carry the DfE Label.

Dissolvine GL®, which is derived predominantly from U.S.-grown corn and readily biodegradable, is used by the leading makers of cleaning products as a chelating agent to control hard water ions. Dissolvine GL® is used in household detergents and dishwashing products, as well as in personal care and cosmetics products. In detergent, for example, it helps boost the cleaning power and is highly effective at stain removal, even at higher temperatures.

If you have any questions with regards to our product Dissolvine GL® or the DfE label please contact us  or number +1-800-906-7979.