CEN/TR 17557:2020

Surface active agents - Bio-based surfactants - Overview on bio-based surfactants

Publication date:   Apr 15, 2021

General information

60.60 Standard published   Dec 2, 2020


CEN/TC 276 Surface active agents

Technical Report

13.020.55   Biobased products | 71.100.40   Surface active agents



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The aim of this document is to summarize the actual situation regarding many aspects regarding bio-based surfactants and their relation to any other surfactant regardless of its origin. It will describe existing raw material sources with regard to their current usage in surface active agents, their source identification and conformation, and the options for communication same.
It also includes the current work on surfactants regarding their performances, their sustainability, the LCA approaches and end of life options.

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CEN/TR 17557:2020
60.60 Standard published
Dec 2, 2020