January 21, 2011

New label to boost biobased chems demand

It's a happy week this week for all biobased chems and products manufacturers as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the launched of a new voluntary product certification and labeling program for qualifying biobased products (and chemicals).

The new label will clearly identify biobased products for all buyers and consumers and not just federal agencies anymore. The USDA identifies biobased products as those composed wholly or significantly of biological ingredients coming from renewable plant, animal, marine or forestry materials. The label will have a prescribed percentage amount of biobased content certified to meet the USDA standards.

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