We make it simple.

Elevate your formulations naturally with biosurfactants.

Locus Ingredients develops fermentation-produced biosurfactants, 100% bio-based ingredients that enable formulators to create high-performance, sustainable solutions that are free of petrochemical or palm oil-based surfactants.

The Amphi® line of sophorolipid biosurfactants can be customized to solve key pain points in product formulations, including reducing carbon intensity, lowering in-dose usage and improving biodegradability. Locus Ingredients’ proactive approach positions sophorolipids to meet the evolving expectations of environmentally conscious consumers.

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Bio Based
Safer Choice
Direct Release

100% BioBased

USDA Certified Biobased Product label

Did you know that so-called “bio-based” ingredients may contain as little as 25% bio-based material? Our biosurfactants are ALWAYS 100% bio-based.


TSCA Approved

Leads US Biosurfactant Production

TSCA approval through a Premanufacture Notice (PMN) gives Locus the ability to produce biosurfactants at scale. Currently, Locus stands as the only US biosurfactant producer with PMN.


Safer Choice Certified

CleanGredients listed

EPA certification gives formulators access to a powerful new surfactant option to meet growing demand for clean-label products.


Direct Release Approved

Safer Choice with Direct Release

The Amphi® biosurfactant is readily biodegradable, making it ideal for direct-release product formulators.


REACH Registered

With the European Chemicals Agency

The registrations provide EU formulators with access to multifunctional biosurfactant ingredients that enhance product sustainability and performance.

No Prop 65 Chemicals

No 1,4-Dioxane

No Ethylene Oxide

No Formaldehyde

No Palm Oil


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The Next Generation Of Biosurfactants For Industrial And CPG Formulations

Amphi® is a line of 100% bio-based, fermentation-produced, TSCA-approved and REACH registered biosurfactants that utilize the unique properties of sophorolipids – a type of biosurfactant in the glycolipid class. These biosurfactants can be tailored for use in a variety of industrial, home care and personal care applications, by acting as dispersants, emulsifiers, wetting agents and more.

Top Biosurfactant Markets

Discover the potential of the Amphi® line of ingredients in enhancing formulations tailored to meet the specific needs of your industry. Explore how Locus Ingredients’ innovative sophorolipid biosurfactants can optimize performance across various applications.

“This partnership with Locus Ingredients, an unrivaled expert in biosurfactants and fermentation, complements our innovation, strength and strong position in home care and personal care. The addition of Locus Ingredients’ biodegradable and sustainable ingredients allows us to further deliver on our promise to accelerate the transition towards a low-carbon, circular economy.”

Farooq Alam
Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Dow Home Care