Industry News

  • Soliance Forms U.S. Subsidiary

    November 17, 2008
    Soliance SA, a French active ingredients supplier to the cosmetics industry, has formed a new subsidiary, Soliance US Corporation. While the company has been operating in the U.S. for the past 10 years, it contends this new subsidiary will be the bas…


  • Pycnogenol Receives GMP Certification

    November 17, 2008
    Pycnogenol, French maritime pine bark extract available from Horphag Research, has earned Good Manufac-turing Practice (GMP) certification by the French Health Products Safety Agency (AFSSAPS). Pycnogenol is being manufactured by Biolandes in a dedic…


  • Sensient Acquires T-Cote Titanium Dioxide Line

    November 17, 2008
    Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, South Plainfield, NJ, has purchased the T-Cote line of microfine titanium dioxide from Particle Sciences Inc., Bethlehem, PA. Dr. Carol Landi, general manager of Sensient Cosmetic Technologies/ LCW North America, exp…


  • Botanecos Hydresia G2 Approved by Ecocert

    November 17, 2008
    Botaneco Specialty Ingredients’ second-generation oleosome product, Hydresia G2, has been authorized by Ecocert as an approved raw material, complying with the standards for ecological and organic cosmetics. Hydresia G2 is a cold-process emulsi…


  • Dermazone To Produce Prescription Drugs

    November 17, 2008
    Dermazone Solutions has been given the green light by the Florida Department of Health to produce prescription drugs at its St. Petersburg, FL facility. Already active in over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals and cosmeceutical contract manufacturing…


  • Sabinsa Completes REACH Pre-Registration

    November 17, 2008
    Sabinsa Corporation has completed pre-registration for REACH, insuring that its ingredients will have market presence and availability in all 27 EU countries plus Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein. REACH regulations allow only pre-registered substance…


  • Honeywells Bolick Honored By Frost & Sullivan

    November 17, 2008
    Jack Bolick, president of Honeywell Process Solutions, has been named Frost & Sullivan’s 2008 North American Process Automation Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The honor is given each year to an individual whose career is characterized b…


  • Charkit To Distribute CRM Ingredients

    November 17, 2008
    Charkit Chemical Corporation, Norwalk, CT, has entered into a distribution agreement with CRM International, a French producer of personal care and cosmetic ingredients including a line of certified organic products. The new accord enhances Charkit&r…


  • Pilot Chemical Surfactants Gain CleanGredients Status

    November 17, 2008
    Eight of Pilot Chemical Company’s surfactant products have recently been listed with CleanGredients, an online database showcasing independently verified information concerning the human health and environmental attributes of surfactants used i…


  • Lubrizol Expands Global Personal Care Network

    November 17, 2008
    With so much of the U.S. personal care industry located on the East Coast, Lubrizol Advanced Materials recently opened a new laboratory in Piscataway, NJ. It’s part of a plan to build on a global network of facilities to support the personal ca…


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    November 7, 2008
    Lubrizol Expands Global Personal Care Network Opens new personal care laboratory in Piscataway, NJ to better serve its customers in key markets. With so much of the U.S. personal care industry located on the East Coast, Lubrizol Advanced…


  • Theyre Down with Good Hand Hygiene

    October 7, 2008
    Sure some rap lyrics are dirty, but students at Sampson G. Smith Intermediate School in Somerset, NJ, kept theirs clean in an effort to teach their classmates about the benefits of good hand hygiene. Students in Kaz Wright’s fifth grade class h…


  • Spiro of Liz Claiborne Speaks at CIBS Luncheon

    October 7, 2008
    Art Spiro, president, Liz Claiborne Cosmetics, was the guest speaker at the June Cosmetics Industry Buyers and Suppliers (CIBS) luncheon held at Opia Restaurant in New York City. Mr. Spiro shared his experiences of his 30-year career, which included…


  • Huggies Baby Wipes Support Breast Cancer Month

    October 7, 2008
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s Huggies Baby Wipes will help fight breast cancer during October—Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Month—by donating as much as $450,000 to breast cancer research and education. Huggies Baby Wipes is condu…


  • Shuster Laboratories To Become STR on Jan. 1

    October 7, 2008
    l Shuster Laboratories, Inc., will change its name to STR on Jan. 1, 2009.Shuster was acquired in 2002 by Specialized Technology Resources, Inc., global consumer product testing and quality assurance company with facilities in more than 30 countries…