• New Ingredients from

    July 10, 2006
    Honeywell’s new Asensa line of formulated, tailored ingredients is specifically designed to enhance the features and performance of cosmetics and other personal care products. The Asensa line includes a range of low-molecular-weight polymers a…

  • Colts Packaging Showcases Eastmans Cosmetic Ingredients

    July 10, 2006
    A cosmetic cream containing Nutrilayer, a non-GMO rice bran oil ingredient developed by Eastman Chemical Company, is now packaged in a sleek, glossy jar produced by Colt’s Plastics. The two companies teamed to create a new container for Nutri…

  • GE Releases New Velvesil

    July 10, 2006
    GE has introduced its new Velvesil Plus emulsifiable silicone gel, available for use in a wide range of personal care items such as lotions, cosmetics and bath products. Formulated with silicone polymers, Velvesil Plus gel is available in s…

  • Air Products Enters

    July 10, 2006
    In accordance with its Perfomance Materials growth strategy, Air Products will enter the personal care specialty ingredients industry. Moving toward a partnership with Landec Corporation, Air Products will gain rights to Intelimer polymer tech…

  • Dow Cornings Cosmetic Powder Masks Wrinkles

    June 7, 2006
    The new Dow Corning 9701 Cosmetic Powder absorbs sebum and provides a a smooth, powdery feel, according to the company. It provides formulators new options in addressing the growing premium skin care market. A spherical silicone elastomer powder coa…

  • Corwood and BioZone

    June 7, 2006
    In conjunction with BioZone Laboratories, Corwood Laboratories is now offering QuSomes, a next-generation delivery system for cosmetic and personal care products that has been proven to outperform liposomes in the marketplace. “QuSomes are the…

  • EMD Introduces New

    June 7, 2006
    New pigments for cosmetic applications have been introduced by EMD Chemicals Inc., the North American Specialty Chemicals affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Under the brand name Xirona, Merck KGaA has developed several color travel pigment…

  • Rohm and Haass Floor Polish Meets Green Seal Requirements

    June 7, 2006
    Duragreen, Rohm and Haas’ metal-free floor polish formulation (MF 1-2) meets all the environmental and performance criteria of the Green Seal Environmental Standard for floor care products (GS-40). Duragreen MF 1-2 is a metal-free floor finis…

  • McIntyre and Corn Products Market Starch-Based Ingredients

    June 7, 2006
    McIntyre Group Ltd. is working with Corn Products International, Inc., to deliver starch-based ingredients to the multinational personal care market. Through cooperation with Corn Products International, McIntyre will combine a base of personal ca…

  • Natural Active

    June 7, 2006
    l NutriLayer (INCI: Oryza sativa [rice] bran butter), a premium natural active ingredient for topical skin and face creams, sun screens and lip care, is a powerful antioxidant that nourishes, soothes and protects the skin. Extracted from non-genetic…

  • Dow Chemical Introduces

    June 7, 2006
    The flexible properties of Dow Chemical Company’s Tergitol L Series Nonionic Surfactants offer flexible defoaming, wetting and emulsifying properties. This makes the series ideal for use in applications such as cleaning products. The surfactan…

  • PolyPack Announces Innovation In Tray Erector

    June 7, 2006
    PolyPack, Tampa Bay, FL, introduced a new series Automatic Tray Loader/Former. These systems accept products, automatically divide them into different lanes and index them to create 6, 12 or 24 bundles. They load the collated product atop a pre-dispe…

  • Sophim Introduces Oil-Free Vegetable Waxes

    June 7, 2006
    l IThe Phytowax range from Sophim is derived from olive oil. The olive oil is transformed into Cerester (liquid wax esters) then a hydrogenation of the product creates Phytowax. Sophim provides seven various Phytowax products with specific melting p…

  • Croda Presents New Ingredients For Personal Care

    June 7, 2006
    Croda launched a number of new ingredients: Super Sterol Liquid, Crodasperse, Lustreplex and Cromage Passiflora. Described as an exceptional emollient that displays a high affinity for the skin, Super Sterol Liquid is capable of imitating and augmen…

  • CITs Fiflow BTX Provides Surgical Results

    June 7, 2006
    l Fiflow BTX from Cosmetics Innovations and Technologies, Sarl, France, is a raw material that acts in multiple levels imparting Botox-like effects without surgery, injections or unwanted side effects. The product is based on a blend of medical grade…

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