TEGO® Foamex 18 consists of 98% vegetable oil, a renewable raw material. The first bio-based defoamer from Evonik specifically developed for the architectural market, it shows a very good balance between efficacy and compatibility. It is also easy to process and is suitable for both grind and let-down stages. Evonik reports that the defoamer is universally applicable and equally suitable for a wide range of formulations. The additive reportedly meets the requirements of all relevant EcoLabels such as the Blue Angel and EU Ecolabel.