Formulation Kit

Sustainable ingredients to support holistic wellness in homecare and industrial cleaning

Welcome to the Future of Clean!

As our knowledge of climate crises increases daily, so does our desire to preserve the place we call home. It has become the responsibility of each consumer, brand, and manufacturer across the globe to ensure that we live in an eco-friendly way.

In response and using ingredients from our premium suppliers, Univar Solutions has developed a range of eco-friendly and sustainable formulations. These six formulations meet the needs of today’s consumers across the autocare, homecare, and industrial cleaning industries.

Browse the products below and download the formulation cards to learn more about how the formulations were created. 

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    What is Eco?

    As our knowledge of climate crises increases daily, so does our desire to preserve the place we call home. Environmental friendliness is no longer a choice. It has become the responsibility of each consumer, brand, and manufacturer across the globe to ensure that we live in an eco-friendly way.

    What does eco-friendly actually mean?

    The Cambridge Dictionary defines this as something that is 'designed to have little or no damaging effect on the environment'. The consumer demand for eco-friendly cleaning products that maintain an efficacious performance level is evident throughout the homecare and industrial cleaning industry.

    ECO-based Car Shampoo


    Wash your car with low environmental impact

    This formula provides a gentle, biodegradable and low foaming automotive cleaning solution with highly performant plant-based surfactant with no addition of phosphorous and EDTA. 

    Highlighted Ingredients: 

    KAO
    Betadet SHR 
    A plant derived amphoteric co-surfactant with thickening and foam booster effect. It decreases the irritation level of anionic surfactant in formulation.

    KAO
    Amidet N
    A high concentrated liquid surfactant which shows very good solubilizing and emulsifying properties. It presents better performance in terms of thickening and foaming than Cocamide DEA. Ecolabel certified.

    COLONIAL
    Suganate 160 NC
    A high concentrated liquid surfactant which shows very good solubilizing and emulsifying properties. It presents better performance in terms of thickening and foaming than Cocamide DEA. Ecolabel certified.

     

    ECOBASED Car Shampoo


    ECOCERT Laundry Concentrated Detergent


    Adopt a sustainable way of washing your clothes! 

    Washing at a lower temperature is key to improving the overall sustainability profile of cleaning. Using renewable and biodegradable enzymes, this concentrated solution empowers the surfactants to work on tough stains even at 30°C. 

     

    Highlighted Ingredients: 

    CAFLON
    CAFLON GL0700 
    An Ecolabel and ECOCERT certified. naturally derived non-ionic surfactant. It has high surface activity and detergency and can be combined with anionic, cationic, and non-ionic surfactants. 

    NOVOZYMES
    Medley Brilliant EC 300L
    An ECOCERT-certified multi-enzyme blend that enables a wide range of everyday stain removal. Moreover, it offers color care and whiteness improvement.

    ECOCERT Laundry Concentrated Detergent


    ECOLABEL Dish Soap Concentrate


    Let’s clean dishes in an eco-friendlier way.

    A thick and rich, concentrated formula that combines readily biodegradable, vegetal-origin, and low eco-toxicity ingredients to ensure excellent foam and superior detergency. 

     

    Highlighted Ingredients: 

    KAO
    LEVENOL F-200
    An ECOCERT non-ionic surfactant with a low eco-toxicological profile. It has hydrotropic, low foaming, and wetting agent properties and is used as an emulsifier, detergent, and fragrances solubilizer.

    KAO
    Amidet N
    A highly concentrated liquid surfactant that shows exceptional solubilizing and emulsifying properties. It presents an improved performance in terms of thickening and foaming than Cocamide DEA.

    EARTH OIL
    Lemon Oil Organic IT
    A plant-derived essential oil fragrance. 

    NOVOZYMES
    Progress Uno EC 100L
    A tough protease for tough conditions, with enhanced stability in detergents with high pH, high water content, or strong chelators.

    ECOLABEL Dish Soap Concentrate


    Skincare Liquid Dish Soap


    Experience liquid dish soap for clean dishes and hand care. 

    For those who want to protect their skin, this manual dishwashing liquid provides a mild combination of naturally derived surfactants attaining outstanding performance and extra mildness.

    Highlighted Ingredients: 

    COLONIAL
    Suganate 160NC
    A naturally derived, high-foaming anionic surfactant without inducing eye and skin irritation. EO-free, sulfate-free, CLP-free.

    COLONIAL
    Sugafax D10NC
    100% naturally-derived mild surfactant with very mild characteristics for human contact and safe for release in the environment, all while being an effective detergent and hydrotrope. EO-free, sulfate-free, CLP-free.

    KAO
    Amidet N
    A highly concentrated liquid surfactant that shows exceptional solubilizing and emulsifying properties. It presents an improved performance in terms of thickening and foaming than Cocamide DEA.

    Skin Care Liquid Dish Soap


    ECO-friendly Multi-Surface Cleaner


    Make surfaces easier and greener to clean.

    Made with vegetable-based cleaning agents, this multipurpose cleaner effectively removes grease and stains while being safe and gentle to use on various surfaces.

    Highlighted Ingredients: 

    KAO
    Levenol C-201
    An ECOCERT non-ionic surfactant that has hydrotropic, low foaming, solubilizing, and emulsifying properties. It is suitable to be used in concentrated formulations.

    KAO
    Akypo RLM 45CA
    A high foaming, mild co-surfactant with hard water stability and emulsifying and solubilising properties. 

     

    Ecofriendly Multi-Surface Cleaner


    ECOCERT Fabric Softener


    Make your clothes last longer

    This formula delivers a concentrated solution for optimizing fabric softness. Using the power

    of vegetable-based surfactant and biology, this enzymatic fabric softener can prevent fuzz and keep fabric colours new and make clothes last longer.

    Highlighted Ingredients: 

    KAO
    L6/90
    Ecological and biodegradable cationic surfactant for fabric softeners with anti-static and softening effects. Ecocert and EU Ecolabel certified.

    NOVOZYMES
    EC 4510 L
    A liquid cellulase that removes fuzz and pills, and therefore improves fabric softness. Ecocert certified.

     

    ECOCERT Fabric Softener


    Specialty lab services

    Innovating at the intersection of science, technology and consumer trends, Univar Solutions partners with customers and suppliers to create high-performing products and sustainable formulations.

    Additional Resources


    ECOCERT Fabric Softener

    ECOCERT Laundry Concentrated Detergent

    ECOLABEL Dish Soap Concentrate

    Ecofriendly Multi-Surface Cleaner

    Skin Care Liquid Dish Soap

    ECOBASED Car Shampoo

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