SARADYE-PLE | Chlorine Fastness Improver for Cotton

Product Information

Saradye-PLE is a special formulation to improve fastness to chlorinated pool water for sulphur and reactive dyed / printed cellulosic and cellulosic rich blends. It also effectively works on Vat dyed / printed fabrics. Saradye-PLE has minimum effect on light fastness and tone of the treated material. Saradye-PLE is durable in 30-50ppm available chlorine for 5 home launderings. 

Saradye-PLE does not contain formaldehyde and hence suitable for Oekotex Standard 100. 

Saradye-PLE does not affect the original handle and absorbency of the fabric.

Key Features & Benefits
Key Features Benefits

- Improves colour fastness upto 100 ppm available chlorine

- Improves colour fastness to chlorine bleach (clorox)

Durable in 30-50ppm available chlorine for 5 Home Launderings depending on the dye chromophore
Does not affect the original handle and absorbency of fabric
Can be applied by exhaust as well as by pad application
Formaldehyde free
Suitable for Oekotex standard 100 and baby wear
General Characteristics
Physical appearance
Colourless to yellow transparent to hazy liquid
Ionic nature Cationic
pH of 1% solution 5 +/- 1
Miscibility Miscible with water
Compatible with cationic and nonionic products
Stable to dilute acids and unstable to dilute alkalies

After thorough soaping and neutralisation, treat the substrate with below recipe.

Padding process:

  • Saradye-PLE : 30-50 g/l (depending on chlorine content in water)
  • Pick-up : 65-70% 
  • Bath pH : 5.0-5.5 
  • Drying : 140-160 deg.C

Exhaust process:  

  • Saradye-PLE : 3-5 % (depending on chlorine content in water) 
  • Bath pH : 5.0-5.5 
  • Bath Temp. : 50 deg.C 
  • Time : 15-20 mins.


- Saradye-PLE can also effectively work on polyamide fabric dyed/printed with acid dye. One needs to pretreat the fabric with 1% Sarafix-NEW and then pad with 30-50 g/l Saradye-PLE.

- Performance of Saradye-PLE may vary from dye to dye. 



Storage : Store in cool, ventilated shed away from heat and direct sunlight. Storage temperature should not exceed 35 deg C. Close lids firmly to avoid contact with air and moisture.  

Shelf Life : 9 months from the date of manufacturing, if stored under controlled conditions. 

The above information is given in good faith and is without warranty

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