Amyris: Sugarcane and Industrial Bioscience
Provide a New, High-performance, VOC-exempt Renewable Solvent for the H&PC Market
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Amyris Inc. is a global renewable products company providing sustainable alternatives to a variety of non-renewable resources using its innovative bioscience technology to convert plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris creates ingredients that can be used in products for flavors and fragrances, cosmetics, solvents and lubricants, diesel and jet fuel, and polymers.
The use of solvents in product formulations in the Household and Personal Care field is ubiquitous. Broadly speaking, one can distinguish between water-based products and solvent-based ones, traditionally formulated using petroleum-derived solvents. As consumer and regulatory awareness of the environmental issues surrounding many petroleum-derived chemicals has increased, there has been a definite industry shift in two directions. On the one hand, ...