Cognis has developed Foamaster 350 mineral oil-free defoamer for use in high performance varnishes, coatings and adhesives. Derived from renewable resource, this new universal liquid defoamer is comprised of hydrophobic elements and natural oils. It delivers quick foam suppression during polymerization and its overall performance and effectiveness are comparable to those of mineral-oil defoamers, according to the company. Foamaster 350 is suitable for use in the manufacture of synthetic latex, matt or satin-finished water-based architectural coatings, a variety of plasters and aqueous adhesives. More info: Cognis, +49-2173-4995-142; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.cognis.com.