Huntsman, Product Highlights


Raising the bar in Durable Water Repellency

RSY Huntsman Textile Effects is proud to annouce the launch of our latest addition to our range of non-fluorinated durable water repellents.

PHOBOTEX® RSY durable water repellent has been developed as the next generation of non-fluorinated durable water repellents with performance comparable to PFC (C6-based) solutions. It is the perfect combination of excellent water repellency with extremely high washing resistance.

PHOBOTEX® RSY further enhances our non-fluorinated range of Durable Water Repellents. It provides benchmark performance with economical positioning targeted at synthetics and synthetic blends for apparel.

Delivering sustainable protection that keeps you dry even in the most demanding environment, PHOBOTEX® RSY shows excellent storage stability and runability and further supports meeting performance requirements for our new High IQ Repel program.

PHOBOTEX® RSY offers a broad range of benefits including:
  • Excellent water repellency on synthetic fabrics and their blends
  • Excellent wash durability up to 20 Home Launderings and beyond
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Superior coating, bonding and post embellishment compatibility
  • Additionally suitable for cellulosic based materials
  • Low impact against phenolic yellowing
  • Qualifies for High IQ® Repel Performance Assurance scheme
  • Formaldehyde-free