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Next generation cleaning for next generation living

Redefining clean

From the lab to the home, DuPont’s cleaning solutions deliver the sustainable performance customers are demanding. Our experts have developed a range of market-leading biological catalysts engineered to help you meet the consumer, environmental and regulatory challenges you face today, and tomorrow.

Our home care solutions

Laundry

Our range of cutting-edge enzymes are developed to effectively break down stains and provide garment care. They deliver industry-leading cleaning performance and cost-effective sustainability benefits to ensure your brand meets rapidly changing consumer needs.

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Laundry

Dishwashing

DuPont is the world leader in engineering cleaner, greener and better dishwashing enzymes that deliver performance without compromise. We’re helping global brands reinvent cleaning for modern living.

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Dishwashing

Preservatives

Our broad range of preservatives helps to protect household products from bacteria, yeast and mold, to keep them performing. We also offer technologies to protect industrial and institutional cleaners against contamination.

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Changing consumer needs

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Generation Convenience

Time-poor mobile-first consumers with deep pockets and short attention spans are demanding more for less – and they want it bespoke to their needs and values anywhere in the world.

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Mindful consumption

Consumers are demanding sustainable cleaning solutions that deliver the same performance benefits without creating a negative impact on the environment.

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Liquid demography

Amid shifting sands of global economies, demographics and societal structures, detergent companies must serve up solutions that meet rapidly changing cleaning needs.

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Industry-wide challenges

Rapid regulatory change
Rapid regulatory change
Keeping pace with evolving regulatory pressures and growing consumer expectations
Sustainable innovation
Sustainable innovation
Science and collaboration are driving innovations in cleaning solutions
Reimagining clean
Reimagining clean
Clean you can touch, smell and see
Compact performance
Compact performance
Smaller is better for convenience-led consumers

Leading with science

Biotechnology
Biotechnology
Discover our leading-edge science capabilities in biotechnology and beyond.
Microbial Control
Microbial Control
Protecting their safety, preserving your integrity.
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news | 18 April 2019
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences Launches Biobased Enzymes for Medical Instrument Cleaning
OPTIMASE® offers a cleaner alternative to chemical-based methods, supporting sustainable improvements in healthcare environments
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news | 14 February 2019
DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Essential Ingredients, Inc., Expand Distribution...
Essential Ingredients to Distribute DuPont Cleaning Enzymes, In Addition to Personal Care Portfolio
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news | 24 January 2019
DuPont Breaks Ground on New European Headquarters for Industrial Biosciences in the Netherlands
DuPont Industrial Biosciences to Expand Research Capabilities in Leiden at New Facility Equipped with Cutting-Edge Biotechnology Laboratories
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news | 27 September 2018
DuPont Industrial Biosciences Introduces PREFERENZ® Line for Liquid Laundry Detergents
Enzymes provide the performance needed to stay clean in a messy modern world
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Engineering Enzyme Stability for Liquid Detergents
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From Curry to Cabbage, We've Got You Covered
All stains are not spilled alike. In fact, from region to region, it turns out that the stains on clothing are quite different. And these regional differences pose a unique challenge for makers of detergents. How to address local sensitivities on a global scale?
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Enzymes: tiny catalysts making a big difference.
Simon Herriott, Global Business Director of Bioactives, explains how tiny enzymes are helping make manufacturing - and the products that...
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news | 1 February 2018
DuPont Honored with Henkel Laundry & Home Care Sustainability Award for Making Everyday Sustainability as...
ORLANDO, FLA. FEBRUARY 01, 2018 - DuPont Industrial Biosciences has been honored by Henkel with the “Laundry & Home Care Sustainability Award” for its unparalleled enzyme technology. The award presented to DuPont’s Home & Personal Care business was announced at this week’s American Cleaning Institute’s Annual...
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Did you know that washing 4 out of 5 loads of laundry in cold water for one year can save...
Global Marketing Manager for Detergents at DuPont Industrial Biosciences Annemarieke Van Heeswijk discuss how DuPont’s science is creating a...
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