• Cosmetochem Launches New Milky Emulsions

    December 9, 2005
    Herbamilk from Switzerland-based Cosmetochem International is a natural plant milk formulated with different plant extracts and oils to form stable milky emulsions. The emulsions are PEG-free and contain only plant-derived emulsifiers. Herbamilk cont…

  • Pentapharm Launches New Environmental Stress Protector

    December 9, 2005
    Pepha-Protect from Switzerland-based Pentapharm protects DNA from degradation caused by environmental stress. The active ingredient is a highly purified extract from citrullus lanatus, which is rich in polysaccharides and vitamins. The preventative e…

  • DSM Strengthens Sun Care Portfolio

    December 9, 2005
    DSM Nutritional Products, The Netherlands, has incorporated two widely used and well-accepted UV filters into the Parsol portfolio. Parsol EHS and Parsol HMS are globally approved UV filters that are attractive to formulators due to ease of use, comp…

  • Technology from Engelhard Creates Visual Impact

    December 9, 2005
    Engelhard Corporation, Iselin, NJ, offers a special effect pigment technology that provides designers and formulators with high reflectivity, shimmer and transparency to create a strong visual impact and advanced optical effects in plastic, coating a…

  • Lee Offers Custom- Fabricated Equipment

    December 9, 2005
    The Process Systems & Equipment division of Philipsburg, PA-based Lee Ind-ustries, Inc. offers custom-fabricated lab scale and pilot plant equipment, including kettles, tanks, bioreactors and general mixing equipment. Portable kettles and tanks a…

  • Tri-Tex Introduces Alkanolamide Replacement

    December 9, 2005
    Tri-Tex Co., Quebec, Canada, introduces Tritexaine OC, an efficient amphoteric surfactant that can replace typical formulation usages of alkanolamides specifically with diethanolamine. The clear yellow liquid is water-soluble and easily incorporated,…

  • EMD Extends UV Protection Line

    December 9, 2005
    EMD Chemicals, Gibbstown, NJ, through its Rona Cosmetics business, launched Eusolex T-Oleo, a line extension to its titanium dioxide filter Eusolex T-Avo. Eusolex T-Oleo is a liquid dispersion of Eusolex T-Avo in lightweight cosmetic ester oils and c…

  • Mason Chemical Offers Nature-based Ingredients

    December 9, 2005
    Enhansys, a new line of nature-based ingredients from Mason Chemical, provides a range of functional benefits to personal care formulations. According to the company, these ingredients will fortify personal care products to increase stability and she…

  • Ciba Introduces Low Concentration Thickener

    December 9, 2005
    Tinovis ADM from Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Inc. provides thickening efficiency at low use concentrations, produces stable sprayable emulsions at low use concentrations and highly viscous creams at levels of 0.5% active polymer and above. It is compat…

  • ISP Launches Refined Shea Butter

    December 9, 2005
    International Specialty Products, Inc. (ISP) kicked off its new BeautyButters line of emollients with the introduction of Refined Shea Butter. Derived from the fruit of the African shea tree, Refined Shea Butter can be formulated into a wide variety…

  • Cognis Presents Latest Products and Concepts

    December 9, 2005
    Düsseldorf, Germany-based Cognis Care Chemicals and its active ingredients division Laboratoires Serobiologiques presented its latest products and concepts aligned with the growth trend of wellness at the third Personal Care Ingredients Europe t…

  • Beraca Offers Amazonian Clay

    December 9, 2005
    Amazonian clay from Rain Forest Specialties, a division of Beraca Ingredients, São Paulo, Brazil, helps to eliminate toxins on the surface of the skin and contains mineral and nutrient salts that help combat free radicals. It contains unsaponi…

  • Noveon Publishes New Product Guides

    December 9, 2005
    Noveon, Inc., Cleveland, OH, published new product guides for the Schercemol and Hydramol esters. The brochures highlight the specialty ester products of Scher Chemicals, Inc., which was acquired by Noveon in 2004. These specialty emollients offer th…

  • Dow Corning Offers New Silicone Resin for Hair Care

    December 9, 2005
    Midland, MI-based Dow Corning’s 2-2078 Fluid is an amino phenyl liquid silicone resin that provides long-lasting shine and heat and color protection when used in hair care applications such as leave-on products (both water and anhydrous systems…

  • Symrise Launches Purer Grade of Synthetic Bisabolol

    December 9, 2005
    Dragosantol 100 from Symrise has the highest purity of synthetic Bisabolol available in the market today, according to company executives. At a typical use level of 0.1% of Dragosantol 100, the finished product contains less than 0.001% Farnsenol. Cu…

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