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Cleaning dishes in kitchen

Hand Dishwashing Solutions

Offer effective yet soft-feel hand dishwashing solutions for formulations that can clean the toughest of dishes, pots and countertops.

Dish care solutions that deliver excellent cleaning, foam and feel

Dow offers home care solutions that can be used for cleaning formulations that clean dishes, pots and countertops. 

For hand dishwashing, consumers are looking for products that provide excellent cleaning along with pleasing foam and feel on the skin.  

Our hand dishwashing product portfolio includes surfactants, solvents and amines to enhance cleaning; chelants and dispersants to minimize water hardness; and polymers to provide rich foam, ease of dosing, nice feel on the skin and improved structuring and binding for bars.

View the tabs below for more on liquid and bar hand dishwashing products. 

Hand Dishwashing Liquid Components

When it comes to hand dishwashing liquids, consumers are looking for products that provide multiple features and benefits such as grease-cutting power, easy rinsing, pleasing foam and great feel – as well as biodegradable, plant-based and environmentally savvy technologies. Dow offers dish care solutions for formulations that improve cleaning and go beyond with multifunctional benefits.

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Offer excellent cleaning

Dow has developed innovative surfactants such as TERGITOL™ 15-S-9 and ECOSURF™ SA-7 Surfactants, which are biodegradable solutions that provide high-performance cleaning.

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Provide high, stable foam

For dishwashing liquid formulations with mild surfactants, TRITON™ CG-50 Surfactant provides high and stable foam properties while helping with cleaning.

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Boost cleaning power

Dow’s solvents and amines such as Monoethanolamine or MIPA (monoisopropanolamine) boost the cleaning power of dishwashing liquid formulations, especially for removal of burnt-on food.

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Provide richer pour

Dow’s rheology modifiers for dishwashing liquid formulations, including ACUSOL™ Millennium ER with a great combination of low-shear viscosity that enables suspension and easy pour – as well as ACUSOL™ 805S Rheology Modifier that provides richer pour performance.

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Enhance foam and feel

To enhance foam and feel of dishwashing liquids, Dow offers multifunctional ingredients such as SupraCare™ 430 Polymer to improve sensorial benefits during and after use, providing excellent softness and feel on hands.

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Improve drying speed

Dow also offers water-soluble, bio-based additives such as SupraCare™ 212 Polymer for dishwashing liquid formulations that provide enhanced water repellency to improve drying speed.


How do you formulate a hand dishwashing liquid with rich viscosity yet is gentle on skin?

Using high surfactant levels offers superior performance but can irritate skin. Watch to learn how Dow solutions help you tackle this challenge and check out three key ingredients below.

SupraCare™ 760 Additive

SupraCare™ 760 Additive enables you to decrease the surfactant liquid by up to 50%, reduce the risk of skin irritation and maintain viscosity and mileage. 

ACUSOL™ 823 Polymer

This polymer has a well-established toxicological profile and provides superior thickening and stabilization power.  

SupraCare™ 430 Additive

SupraCare™ 430 Additive equips your hand dishwashing detergent with premium sensorial attributes, both during and after washing.

Hand Dishwashing Bars

Dishwashing bars offer consumers a format that contribute to cleaning, foam, and shine. Dow offers a range of specialty ingredients for dishwashing bar formulations that help deliver structural benefits to the bar that consumers will love such as reduced mushiness and a slower rate of wear.

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Improve degreasing and cleaning

Dow provides dispersant polymers such as ACUSOL™ 588 Dispersant to improve degreasing properties and removal of burnt-on food residue to achieve excellent cleaning and shine. In addition, Dow offers biodegradable surfactants such as TERGITOL™ 15-S-9 Surfactant to help boost cleaning power in dishwashing bar formulations.

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Provide pleasing foam

To increase foam in bars for great cleaning and feel, Dow offers ACUSOL™ 445 Series Polymers and ACUSOL™ 588 Dispersants that boost cleaning, as well as TRITON™ CG-650 Surfactant, which is a biodegradable surfactant that helps produce stable and pleasing foam.

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Enhance bar structure

SupraCare™ 760 and SupraCare™ 780 Additives from Dow are multifunctional ingredients that help provide good structure for dishwashing bars, so they last longer without becoming soggy or mushy.

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Boost efficiency and reduce cost

Dow offers a synergistic solution by combining TERGITOL™ 15-S-9 Surfactant with ACUSOL™ 445 Polymers to reduce cost and boost efficiency in dishwashing bars.

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Heighten sensorial benefits

To increase moisturizing benefits and enhance the feel of dishwashing bars, SupraCare™ 430 Additive is a multi-benefit ingredient that provides excellent soapiness, pleasing slippery feel and skin softness.

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