Eco Friendly

About the Technology

These additives comprise essential oils from Eucalyptus and Peppermint plants.  The product is eco-friendly and do not pose health hazard to occupants at lower concentration.  1% volume fraction of additives is recommended to be mixed with commercially available paints.  The product was used in exterior painting of the Demonstration Building.

Technical Specifications

  • Material : Oily Liquid
  • Colour : Clear to pale yellow
  • Eucalyptol : 90 %
  • Menthol :40%
  • Soluble in ether, ethanol and chloroform

Salient Features

  • Controls fungal growth in walls
  • Can be applied in interior and exterior surface of the building
  • Have a shelf life up to 4 years

Economic Aspects

  • Cost effective
  • Plant leaves are locally available
  • Isolated by steam distillation (A pilot plant)