• BASF Offers New Ingredients

    December 9, 2005
    BASF has added T-Lite microfine titanium dioxide to its sunscreen ingredient portfolio. T-Lite is a transparent ultraviolet light filter manufactured by Sakai Chemical of Japan, and is compatible and stable in various oils. The company also launched…

  • Plant-Derived Product Guide from Aldivia

    December 9, 2005
    Aldivia has released Plants and Innovation, a guide to the company’s selection of plant-derived personal care oils extracted from lipid rich seeds or fruit. Focus is on products such as Maruline, Viamerine, Viatenza and Ubuntu. More info: (33…

  • Croda Offers Solutions For Skin & Hair Problems

    December 9, 2005
    Edison, NJ-based Croda, Inc. launched Crodabond CSA, which is specifically engineered to seal hair cuticles that have been damaged from coloring, bleaching, perming or thermal straightening. An oligo ester derived from sebacic acid and hydrogenated c…

  • Pentapharm Introduces Anti-Wrinkle Active

    December 9, 2005
    Basel, Switzerland-based Pentapharm launched Syn-Ake, a new anti-wrinkle active compound based on a synthetic tripeptide that mimics the effect of Waglerin-1, a peptide that is found in the venom of the Trimeresurus Wagleri snake that reportedly bloc…

  • Degussa Publishes Catalog And Launches New Products

    December 9, 2005
    Degussa Goldschmidt’s Home Care business has published a new, updated catalog of products containing in-depth information on the company’s home care product line, including trade names, chemical descriptions and recommended product applic…

  • Polysciences Offers Non-ionic Monomer

    December 9, 2005
    Polysciences, Inc., Warrington, PA, introduced the new N- (N-BOC-aminopropyl) methacrylamide monomer, the first commercially available solvent-soluble blocked primary amine monomer. The monomer makes it easier for chemists, biochemists and materials…

  • Eastman Offers New Scented Pebbles

    December 9, 2005
    Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, has added the new Eastman Café coffee-scented cellulosic pebble to its Material Difference sampling program, which launched earlier this year. The scented cellulosic materials give designers the opport…

  • BASF Offers New Hair Styling Polymer

    December 9, 2005
    BASF introduced Luviquat Supreme, a hair styling polymer for mousse formulations that delivers stiffness and hold, as well as excellent curl retention. It is the latest in a series of hair care polymers to be introduced by the company in the past two…

  • EMD Adds Magic Blue To Line of Pigments

    December 9, 2005
    Hawthorne, NY-based EMD Chemicals,Inc. introduced Miraval 5424 Magic Blue to its line of brilliant pigments, which combines blue reflections and intense sparkle to create various colored rainbow highlights. It is highly transparent and opens up imme…

  • Maybrook Launches Conditioning Protein

    December 9, 2005
    Northvale, NJ-based Maybrook, a Tri-K company, launched Barla-Tein Pro, an oligosaccharide-protein complex that provides a dual conditioning action to protect, soften and moisturize. It is derived from golden barley grain, which contains naturally oc…

  • Charkit Offers Yeast Form of CoQ10

    December 9, 2005
    Charkit Chemical Corporation, Darien, CT, offers Coenzyme Q10+ GPM, a yeast form of CoQ10 developed by Pharmachem Laboratories that is said to demonstrate greater effectiveness than CoQ10 as a natural compound that provides UV damage protection…

  • Uniqema Introduces New Phospholipid Technology

    December 9, 2005
    Uniqema introduced Arlasilk Phospholipid PTM, a new technology created to support the formulation of mild personal care products where a need exists to minimize the use of preservatives in formulation. The all-new phospholipids deliver the benefits o…

  • Frutarom Offers New Ingredients

    December 9, 2005
    Frutarom USA Inc. now offers specialty ingredients such as Alguard, a multifunctional anti-inflammatory and anti-aging ingredient; Origanox, a highly versatile antioxidant and Lactice, a long lasting, odorless cooling ingredient. In other news, Fruta…

  • Global Seven Launches Lanolin Replacement

    December 9, 2005
    Global Seven introduced Global 4075, a light color, low odor liquid consisting of a blend of glyceryl esters. The vegetable-derived replacement for lanolin melts at body temperature and is highly effective in anhydrous, non-polar systems. More info:…

  • Grain Processing Offers Modified Starches

    December 9, 2005
    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…

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