• 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…

  • Pentapharm Introduces New Skin Energizing Treatment

    December 9, 2005
    Switzerland-based Pentapharm introduces Pepha-ctive, a skin energizing treatment based on the micro-algae Dunaliella salina. This micro-algae energizes cell metabolism and increases cell proliferation, leading to a better complexion, according to com…

  • Rexam Dispensing System Publishes New Product Catalog

    December 9, 2005
    Rexam Dispensing System, Purchase, NY, offers a new, revised catalog that features a graphic matrix system to help customers easily choose the correct product. For example, the navigator matrix displays intuitive graphics to help customers quickly an…

  • Arch Personal Care Products Launches Skin Care Ingredient

    December 9, 2005
    Arch Personal Care Products, South Plainfield, NJ, introduces two new ingredients. Biodynes 03 is an ozone stressed yeast lysate designed to be incorporated into skin care products. The key attributes of the ingredient include protection from antioxi…

  • Silgel Launches Non-Dusting Desiccant Canister

    December 9, 2005
    UK-based Silgel Packaging LTD introduces Dri-Mac, a new type of patented desiccant canister that is 100% non-dusting and has been designed to meet the high specification drying and packaging needs of pharmaceutical companies. The non-toxic canister c…

  • Sandler AG Offers New Developments in Wipes

    December 9, 2005
    Sandler AG from Schwarzenbach an der Saale, Germany, introduces new developments in the spunlace Sawatex family for baby wipes, wipes for the cosmetic industry, special hygiene products and household and all-purpose wipes. The company offers nonwov…

  • GPC Offers Family of Starches

    December 9, 2005
    Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), Muscatine, IA, features the Spress family of pregelatinized corn starches NF. The solubility of these starches allows all types of granulations to be produced with ease. Spress B825 is a binder for fluid bed, cont…

  • Ciba Introduces Polymers For Ethnic Hair Care Products

    December 9, 2005
    he Salcare range of rheology modifiers from Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Inc. provides multi-functional benefits to the hair. The water-swellable thickeners provide clear gels and hydrogels, while their sheer thinning behavior provides good “rub i…

  • Interpolymer Introduces Olefin Graft Polymers

    December 9, 2005
    Interpolymer Corp., Canton, MA, introduces two new olefin graft polymers—Syntran PC 5208 and EX-105. According to company executives, the polymers improve color fastness, strength, volume, luster, comb-out, gloss and thermal restorative capabil…

  • Sud-Chemie Introduces Nonionic Thickeners

    December 2, 2005
    Sud-Chemie introduced Pure Thix nonionic associative thickeners. Recent tests have shown color retention, conditioning and salt tolerance benefits in addition to providing viscosity and emulsion stability for hair care products. Enhanced SPF can be o…

  • International Sourcing Partners With ProdHyg/Leticc

    December 2, 2005
    International Sourcing, Inc. of Franklin Lakes, NJ has partnered with Prod’Hyg/Leticc of Houdan, France as the exclusive distributor to North American markets for the Prod’Hyg line of innovative cosmetic ingredients. Prod’Hyg has be…

  • Symrise Research Confirms Anti-Irritant Plant Extracts

    December 2, 2005
    The research team at Symrise has succeeded in proving the anti-irritant efficacy of several plant extracts via screening on human skin cells. The plants with the greatest potential were investigated to determine their ability to suppress the producti…

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