DoD Sustainable Products Center

Round 9

Agricultural Spray Adjuvants

Products mixed in the spray tank with the herbicide, pesticide, or fertilizer formulas that will improve the efficiency and the effectiveness of the chemicals, including sticking agents, wetting agents, etc.

50% - Minimum Biobased Content

Animal Cleaning Products

Products designed to clean, condition, or remove substances from animal hair or other parts of an animal.

57% - Minimum Biobased Content


Products that are designed for inhibiting or masking perspiration and other body odors and that are often combined with an antiperspirant.

73% - Minimum Biobased Contenta


Products used to remove non-decomposed plant material accumulated in grassy areas.

87% - Minimum Biobased Content

Fuel Conditioners

Products formulated to improve the performance and efficiency of engines by providing benefits such as removing accumulated deposits, increasing lubricity, removing moisture, increasing the cetane number, and/or preventing microbial growths within the fuel system.

64% - Minimum Biobased Content

Leather, Vinyl, and Rubber Care Products

Products that help clean, nourish, protect, and restore leather, vinyl, and rubber surfaces, including cleaners, conditioners, protectants, polishes, waxes, etc.

55% - Minimum Biobased Content

Lotions and Moisturizers

Creams and oils used to soften and treat damaged skin.

59% - Minimum Biobased Content

Shaving Products

Products designed for every step of the shaving process, including shaving creams, gels, soaps, lotions, and aftershave balms.

92% - Minimum Biobased Content

Specialty Precision Cleaners and Solvents

Cleaners and solvents used in specialty applications. These materials may be used in neat solution, diluted with water, or in hand wiping applications.

56% - Minimum Biobased Content

Sun Care Products

Products including sunscreens, sun blocks, and suntan lotions that are topical products that absorb or reflect the sun’s ultraviolet radiation to protect the skin.

53% - Minimum Biobased Content

Wastewater Systems Coatings

Coatings that protect wastewater containment tanks, liners, roofing, flooring, joint caulking, manholes and related structures from corrosion. Protective coatings may cover the entire system or be used to fill cracks in systems.

47% - Minimum Biobased Content

Water Clarifying Agents

Products designed to clarify and improve the quality of water by reducing contaminants such as excess nitrites, nitrates, phosphates, ammonia, and built-up sludge from decaying waste and other organic matter.

92% - Minimum Biobased Content