• Cognis Offers Wax Alternative

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Carrington Laboratories Offers Aloe Ingredient

    December 9, 2005
    || 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’…

  • Eckart Introduces Special Effect Pigments

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Sartorius Introduces System Controller

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Clariant Develops Silicone For Hair Color Retention

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Clariant Develops Silicone For Hair Color Retention

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • BASF Offers UV Light Absorber

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • EMD Adds Magic Copper to Line

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Tri-K Launches New Technology System

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Study Reveals Performance Benefits of Crodas Keravis

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Dow Corning Offers Solutions

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Flexicon Offers Quicker Way To Manufacture Hairspray

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • Qosmedix Publishes New 2006 Catalog

    December 9, 2005
    || 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…

  • RTD*Hallstar Introduces New Line of Esters

    December 9, 2005
    || RTD*Hallstar, Hackettstown, NJ, launched a new line of environmentally friendly esters designed to help cosmetic manufacturers address consumers’ concerns about personal care formulations. Hallgreen esters are derived from renewable resources a…

  • Purac Offers Lactic Acid

    December 9, 2005
    || Purac introduced two new lactic acids; Purac 88 is a highly efficient, cost-effective descaler specially developed for household and I&I cleaning. According to company executives, it is almost twice as effective as citric acid and outperforms gly…

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