Genamin Gluco 50

Our 3-in-1 multitool for high performance paints

Edition Date :
February 03, 2021

Clariant’s latest innovation for the paint industry is Genamin® Gluco 50 – a renewable-based, VOC/SVOC-free multifunctional additive without any hazard labeling, thus the ideal ingredient for ecolabel certified paints. 

Boost wall-to-wall performance of your paints – with a single stroke: Genamin® Gluco 50 - reduce complexity, save costs and reap additional benefits with our 3-in-1 multitool!

Genamin® Gluco 50 is a formulator’s Swiss army knife for waterborne systems: stabilizer, compatibilizer, neutralizer and much more.   

Curious?! So, why waiting? Order your sample now and try it out or schedule your call with our local sales teams.



Performance benefits:

  • Improving lifetime of the paint. Storage stability is given even in colder regions
  • Increasing tinting strength thanks to better pigment compatibility
  • Enhanced metal protection due to reduced flash rust formation
  • Meeting consumer demand for low-odor, easy-to-use paints
  • No negative influence on paint properties such as gloss or drying


Sustainability benefits:

  • VOC/SVOC-free (below the detection limit according to ISO 11890-2 and 16000-9)
  • Based on renewable resources (renewable share 75%)
  • Free of human and environmental hazard label
  • German water hazardous class WGK 1
  • Readily biodegradable


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SDS Genamin Gluco 50

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  • Emulsion paints, in-and outdoor, low PVC (20-50%) and high PVC (40-80%)
  • Water-based lacquers, in-and outdoor, gloss and semigloss
  • Water-based pigment preparations, organic + inorganic pigments, for in-plant tinters + POS
  • Emulsion polymerization, pure acrylic
  • Fumed silica slurries

Safe use, transparency and information
• VOC/SVOC-free (below the detection limit according to ISO 11890-2 and 16000-9)
• Free of human hazard label (non-irritant to eye and skin)
Addressing megatrends and social needs
• Meets the consumer demand for low-odor waterborne coatings, contributing to a healthier indoor environment
• Reflects trend towards renewable feedstock instead of fossil fuel based ingredients (climate change mitigation)
• Suitable for hazard label-free formulations

Raw materials and sustainable sourcing
• Based on renewable resources derived from glucose
• Renewable share of 75% (RCI/renewable carbon index)
Resource efficiency and environmental protection
• Free of environmental hazard label
• Less impact on aquatic life (LC50>1000 mg/l)
• WGK 1 (German water hazardous class 1)
• Readily biodegradable (biodegradation 81% in 28 days according to OECD 301E)

Integrated sustainable business
• Technical support, lab screening service and assistance in formulation development
• Ecolabel advice and regulatory guidance
• Collaboration with external institutes Perfo rmance
Performance advantages
• Multifunctionality reduces formulation complexity (neutralizer, compatibilizer, stabilizer)
• Suitable for ecolabels such as European Ecoflower, German Blue Angel, Scandinavian Nordic Swan or French NF Environment

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