Silicones in Homecare: Chemistry, Sustainability, Effects and Consumer Benefits

Time: 10:10 am - 12:00 am

Date: 6/3/19


Silicones are used in Home Care due to their specific chemical effects resulting of their hybrid structure. Their sustainability performance is highly questioned in Europe, the presentation provides a global overview on the legislation and facts about their environmental faith.
The different substitutes provide different effects: easy iron, color protection, fabric stability and shape, faster drying, better and different softness, impregnation and hydrophilicity – formulation possibilities for consumer benefit will be discussed.


  • Peter Horvath Homecare Specialist, Globaly Key Account Manager - Wacker Chemie (IMCD)

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