Supplier's Corner


  • Shells Analytical Services Group is Open to Industry

    The analytical services group of Shell Chemical LOP has opened its lab to the broader chemical marketplace. The lab offers technical support for problems affecting the manufacturing of catalysts, petrochemicals, polymers and refined products. The gr…
    11.15.05

  • Penreco Introduces Versagel CC

    Versagel CC, the newest candle gel from Penreco, Houston, TX, is a clear, solid gel with a lower melt temperature than the company’s other candle gel products. The enhancement makes the gel applicable for use in candles in which the gel is po…
    11.15.05

  • Rooibos Tea Extract Is New from Jarchem

    Move over, green tea: Jarchem, Newark, NJ, introduced rooibos tea extract. Cultivated solely in the Cederberg region of South Africa, rooibos is primarily known as a healthy, caffeine-free tea, according to Jarchem executives. Now, due to its anti-…
    11.15.05

  • Adhesives Research Shows off at Suppliers Day

    Adhesives Research Inc., Glen Rock, PA, will feature its cast delivery systems at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Supplier’s Day, May 11-12 at the Meadowlands Convention Center, Secaucus, New Jersey. Among the company’s s…
    11.15.05

  • Salvona Offers Patented Nanotechnology

    NanoSal, a nanotechnology system, is available from Salvona Consumer Care LLC, Dayton, NJ. NanoSal stabilizes functional ingredients, synchronizes ingredients, extends the life of product benefits and enhances their efficacy, according to Salvona exe…
    11.15.05

  • Globally Compliant Additives From Angus Chemical Co.

    Angus Chemical Co., Buffalo Grove, IL, introduced Amp-Ultra PC and Tris Amino Ultra PC for personal care and cosmetic products. The new products are guaranteed to meet the regulatory requirements of the European Cosmetics Directive, according to Angu…
    11.15.05

  • Brunswick Laboratories Introduces ORAC Tests

    Brunswick Laboratories LLC, Wareham, MA, announced the commercial availability of its superoxide radical absorbance capacity (S-ORAC) assay and its ORAC assay for oil-in-water emulsions (ORAC-E). The new tests complement Brunswick’s panel of O…
    11.15.05

  • Super Soft Petrolatum is Available from Penreco

    Super Soft Petrolatum USP includes enhanced performance properties that make it ideal for use in personal care product formulations, according to executives at Penreco, Houston, TX. Super Soft Petrolatum was developed for specific requirements such a…
    11.15.05

  • Optometrics Launches WinSPF V3.0

    Optometrics, Ayer, MA, launched ex-panded capabilities with its WinSPF V3.0 software. The new version offers continued support of the SPF measurement community by meeting or exceeding the expanded requirements of the Boots Star Rating system, accordi…
    11.15.05

  • New Brochure from Interpolymer

    A new brochure is available from Inter- polymer Corp., Canton, MA. The many uses of the company’s specialty polymers are highlighted in the publication. The four-page brochure covers Interpolymer’s three main markets: surface care, consum…
    11.15.05

  • BASFs Z-Cote Makes Forbes Top 10 List

    BASF’s Z-Cote, a nano-dispersed zinc oxide, is the basis of NuCélle SunSense SPF 30+ sunscreen. The sunscreen was named to Forbes magazine’s list of Top 10 Nanotech Products for 2003. The nanotechnology behind Z-Cote produces a…
    11.15.05

  • Pefa-Nutrix is New from Pentapharm

    Pentapharm, Basel, Switzerland, will introduce its Pefa-Nutrix during In-Cosmetics this month in Milan, Italy. Rich in amino acids, minerals and vitamins, Pefa-Nutrix supplies the skin with constituents necessary to maintain and restore a youthful…
    11.15.05

  • Jarchem Introduces New Jarcol I-13

    Jarchem Industries, Newark, NJ, intro- duced Jarcol I-13 isotridecyl alcohol. Jarcol I-13 is different from other tridecyl alcohols due to its low odor and 99% or higher purity, according to Jarchem executives. The virtual purity of Jarcol I-13 enhan…
    11.15.05

  • Chemcentral Publishes Organic Solvents Handbook

    Chicago-based Chemcentral’s newly-updated “Organic Solvents” handbook is available. The 2004 edition is extensively revised and contains comprehensive product information and tables of properties for a wide range of Chemcentral&rsqu…
    11.15.05

  • IWKAs Tubefilling Machine Exceeds cGMP Standards

    Fairfield, NJ-based IWKA PacSystems offers the TFS 80-2 Tubefilling machine. The clean, modular cantilever design and smooth surfaces of the machine enable it to exceed cGMP standards by allowing effortless and thorough cleaning, executives said. Th…
    11.15.05

  • Distortion-Free Installation From Lee Industries

    Philipsburg, PA-based Lee Industries ensures installation of special fittings such as Ingold fittings, bottom-entering magnetic mixers, flush sensor fittings and sample valves with no circular machine marks or file blemishes, executives said. The t…
    11.15.05

  • CTFA Revises and Updates Dictionary

    The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) has published its newly revised and updated 10th edition of the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook and the 2004 Scientific/Regulatory Reference CD-ROM. The book and CD p…
    11.15.05

  • Oil-Free Jojoba From Desert Whale

    Desert Whale Jojoba, Tucson, AZ, added Free Jojoba to its products line. Three new ingredients have a melting point of 12-70°C: Jojoba Esters 15 (liquid jojoba), Jojoba Esters 70 (jojoba ester flakes) and OFJ Spheres (exfoliating jojoba beads).…
    11.15.05

  • Nu Skin Chooses Alcan For Galvanic Spa System

    Nu Skin International chose Cebal, part of Alcan Packaging’s Beauty sector, to create an innovative tube package for its Galvanic Spa System line. The pearlescent sky blue color of the laminate tube matches the unique theme of the Galvanic Spa…
    11.15.05

  • Arcade and Singer Direct Announce Partnership

    Scent and product sampling company Arcade Marketing, New York, announced an exclusive joint marketing agreement with Singer Direct, the world’s largest insert media agency, according to executives. Arcade will now offer its customers the opport…
    11.15.05