- Itaconix received its first order from a European customer for its latest bio-based detergent polymer.

The customer, a major producer of non-phosphate automatic dishwashing detergent products, had put in the order following successful trials, the company said.

'Itaconix polymers allow formulators to meet increasing consumer demands for environmentally-friendly products without compromising performance,' the company said.

The new detergent polymer, which was introduced in 2018, had gained broad use in a new generation of North American automatic dishwashing detergents. But this expansion of use into the European market representsed a 'significant milestone for the Company due to the higher performance demands for automatic dishwashing detergents in Europe,' the company added.

At 9:22am: [LON:ITX] Itaconix Plc share price was +0.4p at 2.65p

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