TT No. 92: Palm Based Esterquats

MPOB (formerly known as PORIM) has evaluated the potential of palm-based esterquats fatty acids to replace the conventional tallow-based esterquats as the main ingredient in fabric softening formulation. Many surfactant processing companies in the world are shifting from the conventional distearyl dimethyl ammonium compounds to the more biodegradable esterquats.

Main Researcher: Dr Zainab Binti Idris