Bio-alCohols

Challenge

Pressure is building for chemical companies to provide sustainable products for their customers

Rising awareness and increasing living standards are fueling the demand for sustainable consumer products globally. As a consequence, industries are moving away from destructive fossil fuel and palm-oil ingredients towards more sustainable alternatives. At the same time, current generations indulge themselves in an environment full of fragrance, boosting the use of suitable solvents such as n-hexanol.

Importance of fragrance
43% of global consumers are interested in scents that help them to relax for home fragrances.
Consumer demand
Nearly 6 in 10 consumers are willing to change their shopping habits to reduce environmental impact.
$21 billion
Global bio-butanol market size and share expected to hit $21 billion by 2028.
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PRODUCTS

X-Craft® 4, X-Craft® 5 & X-Craft® 6

Medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) are carboxylic acids which can be converted into their corresponding alcohols. Our product offering includes fractionated fatty acids such as X-Craft® 4 (butyric acid), X-Craft® 5 (valeric acid) and X-Craft® 6 (caproic acid) with a purity of more than 98% suitable to convert into n-butanol, n-pentanol and n-hexanol respectively, which are widely used in various applications.

How ChainCraft's fatty acids unlock sustainable development using alcohols

The extensive fatty acid portfolio developed by ChainCraft’s proprietary chain elongation technology provides manufacturers with an opportunity to develop truly sustainable alcohols or alcohol derivatives to serve their customers better.

Alcohols are extensively used in home and personal care products, paints and coatings, lubricants, and food.

Get in touch with our expert

Please contact Jeroen van Dorp if you would like to sample our products or for more information.