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Turn-key chitosan solutions custom formulated for you

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Tell us about your goals

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We formulate solutions for:

  • Non-halogenated flame retardant

  • PTFE / PFAS Displacement

  • Antimicrobial (biostatic MOA)

  • Bio-building block (membranes, films, bioplastics)

What is Chitosan?

A natural biopolymer that outperforms synthetics

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Abundant

Made from the second most abundant biopolymer in nature behind cellulose

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Unique Properties

The only biopolymer on earth with a naturally occurring + positive (cationic) charge.

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Safer Choice

After independent scientific reviews in 2020, the EPA added chitosan to the Safer Chemical Ingredient List as a Green Circle – the highest rating for human and environmental safety.

Tidal Vision’s proprietary zero-waste chitosan process technology allows chitosan to be made at a fraction of the cost.

We’re the only commercial scale chitosan manufacturer in the USA.

Our vertical integration enables us to:

  • Formulate with a wider range of performance specs.
  • Customize to provide you with the optimal formula.
  • Lead the industry in QA/QC.
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We deliver turn-key solutions.
No mixing or diluting.

Custom formulated solutions to meet your specifications:

  • Pass relevant testing.
  • Deliver the lowest-cost solution for your use.
  • Performance enhancing additive chemistries.
  • Drop-in to your existing equipment.

Powerful performance

Our custom formulations meet your testing needs:

  • Antimicrobial solutions designed to pass your requirements (ASTM G21, AATCC 100, AATCC 30, ISO20743, etc).
  • Flame retardant solutions score up to 40 LOI during ASTM D2863 testing.
  • Dye mordant solutions that displace copper, aluminum, and other metal based dye mordants. (M.D. Teli et al. 2013)
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Powerful performance

Our custom formulations meet your testing needs:

  • Antimicrobial solutions designed to pass your requirements (ASTM G21, AATCC 100, AATCC 30, ISO20743, etc).
  • Flame retardant solutions score up to 40 LOI during ASTM D2863 testing.
  • Dye mordant solutions that displace copper, aluminum, and other metal based dye mordants. (M.D. Teli et al. 2013)
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Our technologies create new possibilities

Our proprietary formulas achieve unprecedented durability, flame retardant performance, and more.

We do performance testing
or send free samples.

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The environmentally friendly solution that’s also lower cost.

Tidal-Tex® is cost-competitive with existing halogenated and inorganic flame retardant options.

Tidal-Tex® is typically applied at low pick up rates (2-8%), which yields substantial cost reduction when compared to silver, copper, and many other toxic MOA antimicrobials.

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The environmentally friendly solution that’s also lower cost.

Tidal-Tex™ Flame Retardant is cost-competitive with existing halogenated, inorganic, and phosphorus flame retardant options. Tidal-Tex™ Dye Mordant is cost-competitive with aluminum potassium sulfate, stannous chloride, ferrous sulfate, and copper sulfate. Tidal-Tex™ Anti Static is cost-competitive with carbon and silver nano particles. 

Tidal-Tex™ is typically applied at low pick up rates (2-8%), which yields substantial cost reduction when compared to silver, copper, and many other toxic MOA antimicrobials.

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Our advanced formulations achieve unprecedented  performance because we customize to your needs.

Our crosslinker increases the durability in textiles by hundreds of wash cycles. Our viscosity modification enables new application technologies. We are consistently innovating to get high performance chitosan-based technologies to you.

Let our team of chitosan formulation experts help you find the best performing, most convenient, and lowest cost solution for your need.

Contact us today→