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  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Naterra Buys Baby Magic Line

    November 17, 2008
    Naterra International Inc. has acquired the Baby Magic brand from Ascendia Brands. Naterra will immediately begin marketing and distributing the entire line, including Baby Magic Gentle Baby Wash and the Baby Magic Gentle Baby Lotion. “Baby…


  • Ambi Names Annual Scholarship Winners

    November 17, 2008
    The Ambi Skincare brand of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. has named the five winners of its second annual scholarship in science and medicine, a program designed to recognize, reward and support African American and Hispanic women. Th…


  • Ambi Names Annual Scholarship Winners

    November 17, 2008
    The Ambi Skincare brand of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. has named the five winners of its second annual scholarship in science and medicine, a program designed to recognize, reward and support African American and Hispanic women. Th…


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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…


  • Dow Corning, Elevance Form JV To Develop Naturals

    October 7, 2008
    Looking to tap into the rapidly growing natural and organic personal care market, Dow Corning Corporation and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. have signed joint development and marketing agreements to create and market naturally derived ingredients.…


  • Church & Dwight Starts Construction in Pennsylvania

    October 7, 2008
    Church & Dwight has started construction of its new Arm & Hammer laundry detergent manufacturing facility and distribution center in Jackson Township, PA. The facility will make and distribute Arm & Hammer brand liquid laundry detergent a…


  • McIntyre Appoints Distributors in China, Taiwan

    October 7, 2008
    McIntyre Group has appointed distributors in China and Taiwan for its line of surfactants, preservatives, amine oxides and specialty blends. Biohope Co., Ltd. will cover the Southern China province of Guangdong (Guangzhou) and Hong Kong; Ingredients…


  • Sun & Skin Care Research Buys No-Ad Sun Care Brand

    October 7, 2008
    Sun & Skin Care Research, Inc. the Cocoa, FL-based maker of Ocean Potion sun care, has acquired No-Ad sun care products and its facility. “The addition of the No-Ad brand combined with the Ocean Potion product catalog will strengthen the…


  • Ecolab Named a Best Place to Work

    October 7, 2008
    Ecolab Inc. has been recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Minneapolis-St. Paul, marking the third year in a row the firm was a top-scoring businesses in an employee survey conducte…


  • Deadline for L’Oréal Women in Science Fellowships is Oct. 31

    October 7, 2008
    L’Oréal is accepting applications for the L’Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science program, a national program that annually recognizes, rewards and supports five women postdoctoral researchers. The awardees will be U.S.…