Teflon™ Fabric Protector for Partners

Zelan™ R3 Renewably sourced, non-fluorinated, DWR

Chemours Zelan™ R3 is a durable water repellent treatment for fabrics and textiles. It is manufactured with renewably sourced, plant-based, non-fluorinated raw materials.


  • Excellent water repellency on natural fibers, synthetic blends, and synthetic fibers, providing protection to rain and water-based stains 

  • High durability to home laundering and dry cleaning, allowing for extended water repellent protection after multiple washes 

  • Breathability of fabrics will be maintained, making them comfortable to wear 

  • Good runnability, allowing for uninterrupted production process 

  • Zelan™ R3, is bluesign® approved, meeting the strict ecological and toxicological requirements of the bluesign® criteria.

  • Zelan™ R3 is an approved input finishing chemical for application in the processing of GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified textile products, assessed by IMOswiss AG, a GOTS Approved Certifier.

  • Compatible with commonly used finishing auxiliaries, including wetting agents and extenders 

  • ~60% renewable content (ASTM D6866-12) and recognized as a USDA certified Biobased product

  • Non-genetically modified organisms (GMO), non-food source feedstock 

  • Not made with alkyl phenol ethoxylates (APEO)

  • Can be branded Teflon EcoElite™ once performance criteria are met


USDA Certified Biobased Product (60%)   bluesign Approved


Learn more about Teflon EcoElite™ renewably sourced water repellent.