Verdezyne launches new corrosion inhibitor

Verdezyne launches new corrosion inhibitor

Launches FerroShield™ HC Dibasic Acid Mixture for Superior Corrosion Inhibition

 Verdezyne Inc., a synthetic biology company producing high-value chemicals and additives from many feedstocks, and Will & Co, a sales and marketing firm for raw materials, semi-finished products, additives, and pigments, announces the introduction of FerroShield HC, a nitrate-free dibasic acid mixture with exceptional ferrous corrosion inhibition properties.

Verdezyne’s FerroShield HC can be used in a number of corrosion inhibitor applications, including: metalworking fluids, engine coolants, metal cleaners, die cast release agents, and aqueous hydraulic fluids. FerroShield HC has been successfully produced at commercial site and production material is now available for samples and sales.

“The rust inhibition market is interested in high-performing dibasic acid mixtures such as our FerroShield HC product, which can be used in the production of water soluble metalworking fluids,” said E. William Radany, Ph.D., president and CEO of Verdezyne. “We are excited to bring FerroShield to the corrosion inhibition market and are now producing high quality product for sale in 2017. FerroShield’s superior corrosion inhibition performance can be easily incorporated into existing customer formulas and fits in well with Verdezyne’s diacid product portfolio.”

"FerroShield HC is an excellent corrosion inhibitor and the metalworking industry is in need of a product like this," commented Jacques van Lindonk, Managing Director at Will & Co. "Market feedback about FerroShield HC performance has been quite positive and we are excited to bring the corrosion inhibition market a much needed product that meets their needs."

About Verdezyne

Verdezyne is a synthetic biology company offering biobased chemicals manufactured via fermentation of its proprietary yeast cells. The company has two commercial products, BIOLON™ DDDA (dodecanedioic acid) and FerroShield™ dibasic acid mixture. Current investors in Verdezyne include BP Ventures, DSM Venturing B.V., OVP Venture Partners, Monitor Ventures, and Sime Darby. For more information, visit .

About Will & Co.

Will & Co., established in the Netherlands in 1924, have been active in the distribution and trading of chemical raw materials ever since. During the years Will & Co has grown into an international supplier of specialty chemicals, high quality raw materials, additives and colorants. We cooperate very closely with the manufacturers of these products, mainly on the basis of exclusivity. Our experienced staff does everything to supply maximal service to our customers and business relations in the various industries. We offer a wide range of products, combined with the necessary know-how and support for production and product development. More information is available at

For samples, orders or more information about Verdezyne’s FerroShield, please contact:





Verdezyne and Will & Co.

Carlsbad, CA, USA and Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands

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