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Biobased resins exploited for household applications [Registered]

DuPont Tate & Lyle BioProducts recently announced that Panasonic Corporation Eco Solutions will be incorporating biobased resins made with Susterra® propanediol (a specialty glycol) for their new line of kitchen and bathroom systems. The new kitchen and bathroom systems were developed using Panasonic’s novel technology of compounding plant-derived and petroleum-derived resins. The resins based on plant-derived, Susterra® are used to manufacture kitchen countertops and bathroom ceilings. Susterra® propanediol is certified 100 percent biobased by the US Department of Agriculture, making it attractive for companies seeking to add renewable content to their products. A peer-reviewed life cycle assessment demonstrates that the…

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