Industry News


  • The Latest in Alkaline Stable Surfactants

    Croda adds new ingredient to Diversaclean line.
    08.04.16

  • P&G Celebrates Dawn

    P&G Celebrates Dawn's Bird Rescue Initiative

    A milestone since an oil spill that changed everything.
    08.01.16

  • Color Cosmetics | Hair Care | Personal Cleansers | Skin Care

    Cosmoprof North America Sets Record

    Attendance tops 33,000 in Las Vegas.
    08.01.16

  • #WellaCare Challenge Winners Announced

    Wella has announced the winners of its #WellaCares Challenge: Adrienne Peters (grand prize), Mandie Barnes (second prize) and Stephanie Gearheart (third prize). Each will receive $7,500, $5,000, and $2,500 respectively for their dedication and commit…
    08.01.16

  • GAR Labs Is Ready If the Lights Go Out

    GAR President Tom Raffy was recently interviewed by a southern California-based newspaper on how his firm has prepped for blackout or brownouts. According to Raffy, GAR is prepared to shut down its chiller for a day, if necessary. And while the move…
    08.01.16

  • DKSH To Distribute Gemseal Emollients

    DKSH North America’s performance materials business unit and Total Specialties USA Inc. (Total) have signed an agreement for DKSH North America to distribute Total’s Gemseal range of high purity hydrocarbon emollients in the US. Gemsea…
    08.01.16

  • Topix Gets Financial Boost From New Mountain Capital

    Investment firm New Mountain Capital, LLC is providing Topix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Amityville, NY, with “significant financial and strategic resources to support future growth initiatives which include new product development and acquisitions,…
    08.01.16

  • Moberg Pharma AB Buys New Skin from Prestige Brands

    Moberg Pharma AB has signed an agreement to acquire three properties from Prestige Brands, Inc., including New Skin, a liquid bandage brand. The $40 million deal also includes Prestige’s Fiber Choice and PediaCare OTC remedies. In the 12 months…
    08.01.16

  • Coppertone Initiates Voluntary Recall

    The FDA Enforcement Report for the week of June 15, 2016 includes a recall for Coppertone Sunscreen Lotion Clearly Sheer, Broad Spectrum SPF 50. The 5 fl. oz (147mL) product, sold by Bayer HealthCare LLC, has an undeclared API (oxybenzone), according…
    08.01.16

  • Scott’s Liquid Gold Acuries Prell, Denorex and Zincon

    Denver-based Scott’s Liquid Gold-Inc. has acquired Prell, Denorex and Zincon hair and scalp care products from Ultimark Products, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $9.1 million, subject to adjustment. “We are excited about our…
    08.01.16

  • Chemyunion Opens US Headquarters in New Jersey

    Chemyunion’s US headquarters in Union, NJ is fully operational and the company is in the process of setting up warehousing to stock material in the US. Cristiane Pacheco has been promoted to new business vice president and has responsibility…
    08.01.16

  • Church & Dwight Sells Cameo, Parson’s and Snobol

    Armaly Brands, the Walled Lake, MI owner of Brillo, has acquired the Cameo, Snobol and Parsons brands and assets from Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Cameo Copper, Brass & Porcelain Cleaner, Cameo Alu…
    08.01.16

  • Dermalogica Hosts 23rd Education Conference

    Dermalogica welcomed more than 140 senior instructors, corporate trainers and education managers representing more than 50 countries to the brand’s 23rd annual weeklong International Education Conference held at its world headquarters in Carson…
    08.01.16

  • Henkel Acquires Sun Products

    Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire The Sun Products Corporation, from a fund of Vestar Capital Partners. The transaction is valued at around $3.6 billion US dollars, including debt. “This transaction is a major strategic move for Henk…
    08.01.16

  • Pilot Purchases Liquid Minerals Group

    Pilot Chemical Company, Cincinnati, OH, has purchased Liquid Minerals Group, Inc. (LMGI), a company based in New Waverly, TX. The acquisition expands Pilot’s business into the organometallic fuel additives markets, as well as provides further g…
    08.01.16

  • Federal Trade Commission Settles with Herbalife

    There’s new life for Herbalife. Herbalife International of America, Inc., Herbalife International, Inc., and Herbalife, Ltd. have agreed to fully restructure their US business operations and pay $200 million to compensate consumers to settle Fe…
    08.01.16

  • SC Johnson Acquires Babyganics

    SC Johnson has signed an agreement to acquire Babyganics, the brand providing household and personal care products for the growing family. The Babyganics line includes skin care, bath care, oral care, sun care, insect repellent, hand hygiene, surface…
    08.01.16

  • Color Cosmetics | Fine Fragrance | Hair Care | Skin Care
    Cosmoprof North America Continues To Grow

    Cosmoprof North America Continues To Grow

    Attendee numbers rise 12.5% as exhibitors top 1150.
    08.01.16

  • Personal Cleansers | Skin Care
    Breo International Celebrates First Product

    Breo International Celebrates First Product

    Breo International, formed in October 2015, has introduced its first product line. The Spanaway, WA-based company marked the occasion with a celebration and ribbon cutting that also established its presence in the local community, inviting people to…
    08.01.16

  • Functional Ingredients | I&I Marketplace | Surfactants

    Vote for ISSA Innovation Awards

    Winners to be revealed during Interclean in October
    08.01.16