Supplier's Corner


  • Eckart Showcases Effect

    Louisville, KY-based Eckart America spotlighted its line of Visionaire metallic effect pigments, from silver to gold and copper, at the New York SCC Supplier’s Day in May. The company has added nine new metallics to the line in a 17 micron part…
    11.14.05

  • National Starch Personal

    National Starch Personal Care, Bridge-water, NJ, unveiled Flexan II, a versatile rinse-off and leave-on hair ingredient, at New York SCC Supplier’s Day. Executives said data shows Flexan II provides exceptionally mild and deep cleansing such as…
    11.14.05

  • Butter and Oils Launched

    Satellite Beach, FL-based BioChemica International introduced various exotic butters and oils for use in cosmetics, toiletries and personal care. They include Almond Butter, Cocoa Butter—White (Ultra Refined), Hemp Seed Butter, MangOlein, Mowra…
    11.14.05

  • Vegetable-Based Alternatives

    EnviroSolve Gold and Silver, two new solvents derived from corn and soya, are new from React-NTI, Lino Lakes, MN. Executives said due to their organic origin, these solvents have very low toxicities and are readily biodegradable. Also new are Farona…
    11.14.05

  • Low-Dust Fumed

    Parsippany, NJ-based Degussa’s aerosil and silanes division now offers VP Aeropearl 300/30, a granulated hydro-philic fumed silica that has low dust development, high adsorption capacity and excellent free flow and thickening behaviors. It can…
    11.14.05

  • Croda Di-Ester Can

    Cromollient DP3-A is a hydrophobic di-ester emollient that can replace cyclomethicones, according to Croda Inc., Parsippany, NJ, executives. Cro-mollient DP3-A has low-surface tension applicable in hair care formulations, and offers outstanding feel…
    11.14.05

  • Karlshamns Offers New Lanolin Alternative

    Karlshamns AB of Sweden has published a 12-page brochure entitled Lipids for care—natural vegetable functional. The resource offers details on Lipex L’sens, a vegetable-based alternative to lanolin, Lipex Cellect, a natural bioactive ingr…
    11.14.05

  • Colonial Chemical Unveils

    South Pittsburg, TN-based Colonial Chem-ical introduced Colamulse FE, an odorless, cold-mix fragrance emusifier that allows formulators to incorporate large amounts of oil-based fragrances to anionic water-based formulations. Colamulse helps to maint…
    11.14.05

  • Coated TiO2 and FeO2 Mica

    Sun Chemical, Cincinnati, OH, introduced SunShine titanium and iron oxide coated mica pearls for use in cosmetics. They offer exceptional luster, chroma, clarity and color purity, as well as improved viscosity control, slip, payoff and compaction due…
    11.14.05

  • New Polymer Brighteners

    l Eastobrite, a line of optical brighteners from Eastman Chemical Co., Kings-port, TN, was created to offer a whitening and color enhancement solution for polymers. Executives said Eastobrite creates eye-catching whites in opaque polymers and masks y…
    11.14.05

  • Biophile Unveils Novel

    l Bangkok, Thailand-based Biophile Corp. launched Nu-Encap, a colorful line of spherical microbeads that consist of two components: an outer multiple-coated shell that breaks to penetrate the skin and inner micro-encapsulated particles and/or microem…
    11.14.05

  • World Wide Packaging

    l Florham Park, NJ-based World Wide Packaging released a 16-page catalog detailing the company’s lip gloss, eyeliner and mascara cases. The offerings range from plastic mass market cases to high-end metal cases in many finishes, decorations and…
    11.14.05

  • Greentech Offers

    Greentech, Saint-Beauzire, France, has unveiled a new line of Lipoactives for inclusion in the oily phase of formulations: Lipactive Green Coffee, Lipactive Baobab and Lipactive Chaulmaugra. Also new is Tilicine, a linden bud extract that has a coati…
    11.14.05

  • Durable Hold Styling

    Wayne, NJ-based International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) has added Aquaflex XL-30 which is designed for use in carbomer hair gel systems and provides hair volume, flexibility and durability. Executives said the ingredient is also compatible with a…
    11.14.05

  • Novel Skin Care Ingredients from ISP

    International Specialty Products (ISP), Wayne, NJ, established a long-term agreement with Vital Health Sciences Ltd., Metro Park, NJ, to sell and market Vital Health’s personal care ingredients such as Vital ET, a vitamin E phosphate complex th…
    11.14.05

  • AquaCat Polymer

    AquaCat Polymer New from Aqualon The Aqualon division of Hercules, Wil-mington, DE, launched Aqua Cat CG518, a substantive, cationic guar-based conditioning polymer for hair and skin applications. Executives said Aqua Cat CG518 enables the creation…
    11.14.05

  • Netzsch Grinding &

    Netzsch Inc.’s Grinding & Dispersing division, Exton, PA, launched a four-page full-color brochure detailing the company’s complete range of coarse to ultrafine particle size reduction equipment for the pharmaceutical, food and person…
    11.14.05

  • Norman Fox Humectant

    l Norman Fox & Co., City of Commerce, CA, announced its skin humectant Norfox MH deoxyglutamyl fructose has re-ceived TSCA approval for industries other than personal care. It can be used in liquid dishwashing formulas due to its ability to absor…
    11.14.05

  • Bayer Chemicals Offers

    Bayer Chemicals, Leverkusen, Germany, introduced Preventol O, a pure microbiocide. A broad line of customized ortho-phenylphenol (OPP) biocidal formulations has also been developed. OPP does not contain adsorbable organic halogen compounds and can re…
    11.14.05

  • Novaplex Pumps

    Bran+Luebbe, Roselle, IL, launched a line of Novaplex high-pressure diaphragm pumps designed without sealing gaps to prevent leakage. They can be used for corrosive, abrasive or toxic liquids, suspensions or dispersions, solvents, liquids gases or an…
    11.14.05