Cognis has launched Dehydran SE 1, a high-performing, “green” alternative to mineral oil-based defoamers, in the European market. This polymer emulsion defoamer for high PVC water-based paint enables manufacturers to replace mineral oil-based defoamers. Dehydran SE 1 is easy to handle, suitable in all types of paints and features excellent foam suppression, according to the company. Dehydran defoamers also offer excellent efficiency combined with long-term defoaming persistence even under high shear conditions and after heat aging. More info: Cognis Corp., +49-211-7940-4945; Web: www.cognis.com.