Close up of a pile of lignin powder

BioChoice® Lignin

Related documents

  • BioChoice Lignin FAQ's (pdf)
  • BioChoice Lignin – Safety Data Sheet (SDS) (pdf)

A Biobased Alternative to Petroleum Products

Lignin is the natural glue that holds wood fibers together. For years, our mills have used lignin to produce energy for our operations. Now BioChoice® Lignin is available for a wide range of industrial applications, including advanced materials and performance chemicals.


  • Adhesives
  • Agricultural Films and Chemicals
  • Carbon Products (e.g. carbon fiber, graphene, graphite, activated carbon, etc.)
  • Coatings
  • Dispersants
  • Fuels and Fuel Additives
  • Natural Binders
  • Plastics
  • Resins

BioChoice Product Attributes:

  • Total Lignin > 95% of Total Solids
  • Low Ash
  • Low Sulphur
  • Single Species - Southern Pine


For additional information or samples, please contact us at 877-877-4682 or


USDA Certified Biobased Product

Domtar has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its BioChoice Lignin. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the products amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds levels set by USDA. Biobased products are finished or intermediate materials composed in whole or in significant part of agricultural, forestry, or marine ingredients.

All biobased amount claims are verified by independent labs and monitored by the USDA. Consumers may feel secure in the accuracy of the biobased amount and be empowered in making better informed purchasing decisions.

The following is an example of the label:


Read more information about this program.


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