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USDA Phase II Award for Biodegradable Oils and Waxes

The USDA has awarded a Phase II grant to Tetramer for the technical and commercial development of a new class of bio-based and biodegradable oils and waxes. Applications for these materials span from food grade oils and cosmetics to materials processing aids and agricultural hydraulics.

Through this award and along with our established commercial partners, Tetramer will bring high-performance, cost-advantaged biodegradable oils and waxes ...

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Tetramer awarded USDA Phase I Contract

Tetramer was awarded a USDA Phase I Contract (2018-33610-28260) to develop biodegradable lubricants from renewable feedstocks.
Lubricant spills from agricultural, forestry, excavation, and landscaping equipment have direct impact on watersheds throughout the US, with significant impact on areas such as national parks and forests and protected wetlands. The purpose of this SBIR Program is to develop a biodegradable lubricant to replace non-biodegradable lubricants currently utilized in these industries, in an effort to mitigate and eliminate the ecological hazard ...

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