Can my dark denim stay dark wear after wear, wash after wash..?

We love:

  • Elegant jeans with a rich color and a clean, rinse-washed finish
  • A long-lasting color even after many wear and laundries

But did you know?

  • Indigo tends to fade very quickly
  • It stains our hands and other surfaces
  • It releases high content of salts in the production waste water

The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World: Safe, Efficient, Enhanced. It’s our nature.

1. SAFE – IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet. Safe to use, safe to release and also safe to wear.

2. EFFICIENT – IT’S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
Innovating application processes that minimize resources and maximize productivity, both in our and our customers’ manufacturing as well as by setting ourselves ambitious sustainability goals.

3. ENHANCED – IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
Innovation is critical. With it, we create additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics and sustainable differentiation to bring additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced.

STAY DARK / A complete system for long lasting dark navy denim

Diresul® Fast Black RDT liq

All-in-onepretreatment

  • Exclusive sulfur black technology
  • Dyestuff fast to chlorine and resistant to strong oxidative agents applied on home laundry test

Direfix® GPF liq & Optifix® E50 liq

  • Oxidation and fixation in one step
  • Oxidant system that ensures full oxidation for high quality denim fabrics
  • Strong bi-cationic agent, specially indicated for sulfur dyes fixation that increases wet fastness properties

Diresul® Navy RDT-GF liq 150

  • Exclusive Sulfur Blue Technology
  • Dyestuff fast to chlorine and resistant to strong oxidative agents applied on home laundry test
  • Dyestuff compatible with Diresul® Fast Black RDT liq for dark navy look
  • This product has received the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute’s Gold Level Material Health Certificate

“SAFE”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT / with the STAY DARK system

  • Products used in line with ZDHC & bluesign requirements
  • Aniline-free* dark navy and black denim
  • Controlled and safe chemistry for the end consumer
  • Less charged effluents

*Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

  • Aniline-free*
  • ZDHC Compliant
  • bluesign® APPROVED

“ENHANCED”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE / with the STAY DARK system

  • Better fastness achieved in black and navy shades as compare to regular black denim or indigo based denim fabrics
  • Enhances fabric color resistance to repeated domestic laundering
  • Durability/Stay new
  • Fashion Effects
  • Premium Quality
  • PLANET CONSCIOUS
  • HEALTH CONSCIOUS

Archroma STAY DARK denim system / BENEFITS

  • Safe products from a reliable global partner which applies international safety standards
  • Enhances fabric look – offering the possibility to create “elegant” denim for daily basis
  • Enhances fabric color resistance to repeated domestic laundering
  • Increases fabric performance
  • Delivers a more consistent result for premium quality
  • Embracing sustainable production & lower impact clothing
  • No sulfites and sulfates in the waste water
  • Aniline-free*technology, less pollution, better for the factory workers

The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World / Safe + Enhanced = The Enhanced Collection

1. SAFE – IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet.
Safe to use, safe to release and also safe to wear.

3. ENHANCED – IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
Innovation is critical. With it, we create additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics and sustainable differentiation give additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced.

Discover more information in our Stay Dark flyer


* Below limits of detection according to industry standard test methods

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