Supplier's Corner


  • Grain Processing Offers Modified Starches

    Grain Processing Corporation, Muscatine, IA, offers two modified starches for skin and hair care products. Pure-Gel thickens and stabilizes creams, lotions, shave products and cleansers at a wide range of pH; and Zeina products can form a water-solub…
    12.09.05

  • Sabinsa Launches Green Coffee Bean Extract

    Sabinsa Corporation, Piscataway, NJ, launched Chlorogenic Acid 60%, which is extracted from green coffee beans. Chlorogenic acid and other caffeoyl esters are among the most potent free radical scavengers found in plant tissues, according to the comp…
    12.09.05

  • Silab Introduces Three New Products

    Silab is developing its range of hair care active ingredients with the launch of three new products. Anageline is an anti-hair loss active ingredient that improves vascularization of the hair follicle; Denoxyline is an antioxidant designed to preserv…
    12.09.05

  • Angus Offers New Buffer

    Buffalo Grove, IL-based Angus Chemical Company introduces AMPD Ultra PC, a globally compliant buffer for eye care products in the personal care and cosmetics industry. AMPD Ultra PC buffer was developed specifically to meet the product safety require…
    12.09.05

  • Zschimmer & Schwarz Launches Zetesol ZN

    Zschimmer & Schwarz has published a new brochure that details the benefits of Zetesol ZN, an alkyl ether sulfate with applications in deodorants, dandruff control products and more. More info: www.zschimmer-schwarz.de.…
    12.09.05

  • Arkema Launches Range of Powders

    Orgasol Touch from Arkema is a comprehensive range of polymide 12 ultra-fine powders suitable for the formulation of skin care preparations and sunscreen products. The powders significantly enhance the texture and application of skin care products be…
    12.09.05

  • Interpolymer Offers Bimodal Polymers

    Canton, MA-based Interpolymer Corporation introduced Syntran PC 5112 for use in soft hold hair styling aids, Syntran 5107 for use in hard hold hair styling aids and Syntran 5117 for use in aerosol applications. Interpoly- mer’s bimodal technolo…
    12.09.05

  • Cognis Offers Wax Alternative

    Cognis Care Chemicals introduced Cutina PES, an alternative to standard consistency waxes that builds up the necessary viscosity and ability in o/w emulsions with both ionic and nonionic emulsifier systems. It also provides a pleasant, non-waxy feel…
    12.09.05

  • Carrington Laboratories Offers Aloe Ingredient

    Carrington Laboratories, Inc., Irving, TX, offers Hydrapol, a patented polysaccharide composed of an acetylated polydispersed linear mannan that is obtained from organically-grown aloe vera L. The acetylated mannans deliver a boost to the skin’…
    12.09.05

  • Eckart Introduces Special Effect Pigments

    Eckart Cosmetic Colours, LLC introduced Metalure Prismatic dispersions for nail polish. The very thin aluminum platelets with a holographic structure produce appealing rainbow effects and offer multiple design variations in combinations with absorpti…
    12.09.05

  • Sartorius Introduces System Controller

    Hamburg, Germany-based Sartorius introduced the new MIX-X5 system controller, which has been specially designed to support the International Food Standard (IFS) for the food industry in manual batching processes. IFS is a standardized audit reporting…
    12.09.05

  • Clariant Develops Silicone For Hair Color Retention

    Clariant Functional Chemicals Division, Charlotte, NC, developed a new self-emulsifying amino-functional silicone for personal care applications. SilCare Silicone SEA offers benefits in rinse-off and leave-on applications for hair and skin. A key ben…
    12.09.05

  • Clariant Develops Silicone For Hair Color Retention

    Clariant Functional Chemicals Division, Charlotte, NC, developed a new self-emulsifying amino-functional silicone for personal care applications. SilCare Silicone SEA offers benefits in rinse-off and leave-on applications for hair and skin. A key ben…
    12.09.05

  • BASF Offers UV Light Absorber

    Z-Cote Max from BASF is an improved microfine zinc oxide ultraviolet light absorber that offers maximum performance and formulation flexibility for the next generation of sunscreens. It is compatible with commonly used acrylate thickeners, which enab…
    12.09.05

  • EMD Adds Magic Copper to Line

    EMD Chemicals Inc., Hawthorne, NY, introduced Miraval 5421 Magic Copper, a brilliant pigment that combines orange-copper reflections with rainbow highlights and a subtle green color flop. It is highly transparent and opens up immense styling possibil…
    12.09.05

  • Tri-K Launches New Technology System

    I-Spheres from Tri-K Industries, Northvale, NJ, is a nanotechnology delivery system with a unique structure and distinct stabilization and moisturization benefits. According to the company, the technology can improve the ability of actives to penetra…
    12.09.05

  • Study Reveals Performance Benefits of Crodas Keravis

    A recent study published by Croda proves the superior performance benefits of its novel hair-strengthening complex, Keravis, according to Croda executives. Recent trends in hair care show hair strengthening and anti-breakage to part of the performanc…
    12.09.05

  • Dow Corning Offers Solutions

    Dow Corning, Midland, MI, offers solutions for formulators of deodorant and hair care products. Underarm Solutions is a selection of resources for formulators and marketers to aid in the development of innovative antiperspirant and deodorant products…
    12.09.05

  • Flexicon Offers Quicker Way To Manufacture Hairspray

    Flexicon Ltd. designed, manufactured and installed a new enclosed system for Statestrong Ltd., a UK-based hairspray manufacturer, that improves product stability, increases throughput and eliminates dusting. It is comprised of a hydraulically operate…
    12.09.05

  • Qosmedix Publishes New 2006 Catalog

    Qosmedix, Edgewood, NY, published its 2006 catalog. The 312-page catalog was redesigned to give customers more information and make production selection easier, according to company executives. Color-coded sections include brief overviews of product…
    12.09.05