Supplier's Corner


  • Advanced Formulations Possible With Oxetal VD 92

    German company Zschimmer & Schwarz GmbH KG (ZSCh) launched a new thickener for advanced product formulation. The ingredient, Oxetal VD 92, aids formulators in creating personal wash formulations by providing consistency and stability even to form…
    11.22.05

  • Topline Taps China As Manufacturing Resource

    More and more cosmetic manufacturing is being done in China, according to executives at Topline Products Company, Wayne, NJ. Topline maintains international offices in New York, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei. The company recently introduced the S…
    11.22.05

  • Engelhard Unveils New Pigment Technology

    Engelhard Corp., Iselin, NJ, launched a new special effect pigment technology said to enhance a product’s shelf appeal by adding rich, earthy, metallic copper and russet effects to plastics, coatings and inks. Lumina Russet and Lumina Copper…
    11.22.05

  • A Novel Structure Makes Parsol SLX Unique

    Parsol SLX, new from DSM Nutritional Products, is the only UVB filter available to the industry that has the novel structure of benzyl malonate chromophores attached to specific points on a polysiloxane chain. This creates a liquid-mineral UV filter…
    11.22.05

  • Mettlers MultiStar Sensor Delivers Extreme Measurements

    The new MultiStar DSC high-sensitivity sensor from Mettler Toledo, Columbus, OH, is designed for extreme measurements for the pharmaceutical, polymer and forensic industries. The DSC sensor measures the heat flow of a sample and the reference side se…
    11.22.05

  • Degussa Offers Anti-Aging Skin Care Ingredient

    Skin can be affected by its constant expo- sure to the environment, such as pollution, solar radiation and UV light. Antioxidants help repair the skin, but during aging, that reparative process slows down, according to executives at Degussa. To he…
    11.22.05

  • ForsLean Shown To Reduce Body Fat

    Sabinsa, Piscataway, NJ, revealed the re- sults of a double-blind and randomized study performed in India on its ForsLean ingredient. According to the study, which included 60 obese male and female volunteers, participants given 250mg of ForsLean lo…
    11.22.05

  • Jeen International Launches Linear Polyethylene Products

    Jeen International, Fairfield, NJ, intro- duced Jeenate, a line of new low-molecular weight, low-melting point linear polyethylene products for the global personal care and cosmetic products. Jeenate products are said to improve the structure and har…
    11.22.05

  • Charkit Offers Nurtures Colloidal Oatmeal

    Charkit Chemical Corp., Darien, CT, the exclusive distributor of Nurture, Inc. products in the Americas, now offers HP Colloidal Oatmeal, produced by Nurture. According to Nurture executives, HP Colloidal Oatmeal is the only hydrothermally-processed…
    11.22.05

  • StriComplete is New From Clinical Results

    St. Petersburg, FL-based Clinical Results offers StriComplete, a face and body teatment combining tri-peptide technology with a patented delivery system to promote skin respiration and the synthesis of collagen, hyaluronic acid, fibronectin and glyco…
    11.22.05

  • Interpolymers Bimodals Form High-Gloss Hair Films

    Canton, MA-based Interpolymer Corp.’s new Bimodal Polymers provide quick-setting hold, high humidity resistance and excellent curl retention in hair styling products. The polymers form flexible, easily removable, high-gloss films that feel pl…
    11.22.05

  • Novel Microencapsulation From Tagra Biotechnologies

    Israel-based Tagra Biotechnologies offers Tagrol H1, a 25% microencapsulated hippophae/sea buckthorn oil designed to release sea buckthorn oil directly to the skin. Tagra executives said Tagrol H1 accelerates skin regeneration and slows the aging pr…
    11.22.05

  • Lee Industries Offers Jacketed Vacuum Equipment

    Philipsburg, PA-based Lee Industries offers a complete line of Jacketed Vacuum Processing equipment. Either single- or double-motion agitators can be furnished for viscosities up to two million CPS. More info: (814) 342-0470; Fax: (814) 342-5660; E-…
    11.22.05

  • Latest Whos Who Is Available from CTFA

    The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) has published its new 2004 Who’s Who Membership Directory. The publication, updated annually, lists all CTFA active and associate member companies. The directory includes suppliers, cons…
    11.22.05

  • Ronastar Pigments Deliver Brilliant Glitter Effects

    Rona, Hawthorne, NJ, introduced what the company called a new generation of glitter effect pigments for cosmetics. Ronastar effect pigments give brilliant glitter effects and high luster due to a very thin particle thickness of less than one &micr…
    11.22.05

  • Novel Hair Care Ingredient Now Available from Symrise

    Symrise introduced Cremogen Alpha-Pulp, a hair care ingredient said to improve the suppleness and smoothness of hair and return it to its natural health, leaving it radiant and shiny. Symrise executives said the malic acid in Cremogen AlphaPulp work…
    11.22.05

  • Seppic Creates Innovative Chemical Products

    Seppic, Paris, France, said its company commitments combine innovation, leadership, customer and product support and integrity. The company creates specific, innovative chemical products tailored to meet the needs of the diverse cosmetics and pharma…
    11.22.05

  • Mettler Toledo Unveils Basic Advanced Balances

    Mettler Toledo, Columbus, OH, launched a new line of basic balances, Basic Advanced, to better meet laboratory professionals’ needs for simple yet rugged performance and highly reliable results. The Basic Level Balance Advanced line also meets…
    11.22.05

  • Colonial Chemical Offers SugaQuats Literature

    South Pittsburg, TN-based Colonial Chem-ical offers new literature on SugaQuats, a line of sugar-based surfactants. The cationic surfactants are organic and naturally derived from renewable resources. They have applications in conditioners, condition…
    11.22.05

  • Scraped-Surface Kettles From Lee Industries

    Lee Industries, Philipsburg, PA, offers scraped-surface agitated kettles. Lee executives said the combination of a high-shear mixer with a scraped-surface agitator provides versatile mixing capabilities. Applications include creams, lotions and gels…
    11.22.05