News | March 11, 2020

Huntsman Textile Effects Introduces TERASIL BLUE W Dye, A Breakthrough Technology For Dyeing Polyester And Its Blends

TERASIL BLUE W high wash fastness dye raises operational excellence of mills, providing right-first-time results leading to savings of water, energy and costs.

Huntsman Textile Effects introduces TERASIL BLUE W, the latest addition to our TERASIL W/WW range of wash fast disperse dyes. TERASIL Blue W is designed to meet all major requirements for high performance sportswear and athleisure wear.

TERASIL BLUE W stands out as the leading disperse wash fast blue dye in the market which is not sensitive to reduction, leading to higher reproducibility, right first-time results and operational excellence.

Polyester fiber has become the fiber of choice in the textile industry, the demand for polyester and man-made fibers is expected to rise over the long term, as sports and athleisure apparel markets expand around the world. At the same time, leading brands, retailers and mills are increasingly focused on achieving brilliant and deep shades, consistent shade reproducibility, as well as water, energy and cost savings.

With cutting-edge disperse dye technology at its heart, TERASIL BLUE W is developed by Huntsman Textile Effect s to provide the leading solution for meeting industry’s wash fastness requirements. TERASIL BLUE W offers an attractive shade and high build-up for deep blues which stays vibrant. TERASIL BLUE W also provides quality assurance as products are bluesign approved and suitable for STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX certified textile products(1).

“TERASIL BLUE W breakthrough technology raises the benchmark of wash fastness in the industry, helping mills overcome the challenges of dyeing polyester and its blends, while achieving production efficiency and sustainability. We expect our latest offering to support the textile industry’s drive towards higher performance and operational excellence,” said Dhirendra Gautam, Director, Marketing Dyes, Huntsman Textile Effects.

TERASIL is a registered trademark of Huntsman Corporation or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all countries.

bluesign is a registered trademark of Bluesign Technologies AG. Chemical products carrying the bluesign approved label meet the strict ecological and toxicological requirements of the bluesign criteria. Properly applied they allow the production of bluesign approved textiles and accessories with a minimum impact on people and the environment. For more information visit

OEKO-TEX is a registered trademark of OEKO-TEX Association.

(1) Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX, Edition 01/2019 of 2nd January 2019. Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX refers to ready goods only. Therefore, we only confirm that the products listed can be used for textiles which (when used as recommended) will comply with the requirements of Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX version 01/2019.

Source: Huntsman International LLC.