• Lonzagard Receives European Regulatory Approval

    December 9, 2005
    Lonza has received regulatory approval for one of its antimicrobial products, Lonzagard Benzethonium Chloride as a cosmetic preservative for leave-on personal care products. Benzethonium Chloride was previously approved for rinse-off products. A Lonz…

  • Dow Corning Adds New Hair Care Solutions

    December 9, 2005
    Dow Corning 5-7070 Si Amino Elastomer Emulsion provides enhanced heat protection, shine, and ease in wet and dry combing when used in styling aid and fixative products, as well as rinse-off products such as shampoos and conditioners. It is available…

  • Aqualon Publishes Personal Care Guide

    December 9, 2005
    Aqualon has released Products for Personal Care, a guide to the company’s latest personal care polymer chemicals, such as Natrosol, OptiCel, Klucel and PrimaFlo. More info: (800) 345-0447; Website: www.aqualon.com.…

  • Girindus Launches Skin Lightener, Protectant

    December 9, 2005
    New from Girindus is GirLite deoxyArbutin (da 100), a skin-lightening agent functioning via tyrosinase inhibition. GirLite (da 100) can be used in products to even out skin tones and to treat pigmentation disorders such as freckles, age spots, pregna…

  • R.T. Vanderbilt Introduces Veegum Pure

    December 9, 2005
    R.T. Vanderbilt has introduced Veegum Pure magnesium aluminum silicate, a stabilizing agent specially processed for natural/organic skin care products. Veegum Pure conforms to USP/NF monograph for magnesium aluminum silicate- type IA and Food Chemica…

  • 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…

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