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Non-fluorinated durable water repellent that delivers high performing repellency to water and water-based stains

PHOBOTEX® RCO is a new, non-fluorinated durable water repellent specifically developed for application on cellulosics, polyamide and their blends. Highly sustainable PHOBOTEX® RCO is free of formaldehyde and does not contain blocked isocyanates. It is ideal for women’s and men’s outerwear, children’s wear, leisurewear,workwear and technical textiles, and qualifies for use in the High IQ® Repel branding scheme. PHOBOTEX® RCO delivers high performance to multiple washes and is bluesign® approved, aligned to the commitments of the ZDHC joint roadmap and suitable for Oeko-Tex® Standard 100. PHOBOTEX® RCO offers a broad range of benefits including:
  • Meets several Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) from major brands
  • Negligible foaming behavior, low roller build-up and therefore smooth production
  • Good rain and splash protection
  • Easy spot cleaning of the garment