• Amerchol Launches New Class of Polymers

    November 22, 2005
    Amerchol Corporation, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, launched a new family of high viscosity quaternized hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC) conditioning polymers for personal care product applications. The polymers feature the addition of a smal…

  • Ross Introduces Triple Shaft Mixer

    November 22, 2005
    The new triple shaft Model VMC-2 VersaMix from Charles Ross and Son Company, Hauppauge, NY, is designed to provide maximum process flexibility to the user, company executives said. VersaMix was constructed using all type 304 stainless steel wetted pa…

  • Cognis Introduces Active Powders

    November 22, 2005
    Active Powders from Laboratoires Sérobiologiques (LS), a subsidiary of the Cognis Group, is a patented technology that facilitates the incorporation of water-soluble actives into many anhydrous cosmetic formulations, including pressed powders,…

  • EMD Introduces Glittering Pigments

    November 22, 2005
    EMD Chemicals, Inc., Hawthorne, NY, introduced Miraval KU 28, a new generation of glittering pigments that offer a wide range of color effects, according to company executives. Miraval is the first EMD pigment based on borosilicate platelets. The pur…

  • ISP Introduces New Product and Technologies

    November 22, 2005
    International Specialty Products (ISP), Wayne, NJ, introduced Optiphen Plus, the company’s second globally approved paraben-free and formaldehyde-free preservative. The preservative is designed specifically for use in lower pH systems. It is a…

  • Solvay Offers New Brochure

    November 22, 2005
    Solvay Chemicals, Inc., Houston, TX, is offering “Focusing on Consumer Products,” an eight-page brochure that reviews consumer product applications for hydrogen peroxide, caprolactones, polyglycerols, calcium and magnesium peroxides, prec…

  • Ciba Specialty Launches New Product

    November 22, 2005
    Switzerland-based Ciba Specialty Chemicals introduced Tinovis GTC, a product that enables the effective thickening of crystal clear gel and cosmetic emulsions. It was specially developed for use in a broad range of hair and skin care gel formulation…

  • Theta Offers In-depth Analysis

    November 22, 2005
    “Cosmeceuticals: Global Markets & Breakthrough Therapies,” the latest strategic resource from New York-based Theta Reports, provides readers with overviews of currently available products in the major cosmeceutical market segments, wo…

  • Ross Slim System Accelerates Powder Induction

    November 22, 2005
    Charles Ross & Son Company, Hauppauge, NY, offers a new in-line system to improve powder induction in a liquid stream. Unlike previous mixers designed for fast powder induction, the new Slim System requires no pump or eductor, which helps to simp…

  • Perfect Sense Streamlines Fragrant Development Process

    November 22, 2005
    Fragrance and flavor creator Mane has partnered with Pearlfisher, a branding/design consultancy, to form Perfect Sense, a solution that fuses fragrance creation, brand development and product marketing. It is designed to streamline and provide a whol…

  • AES Develops Softer Thermoplastic Elastomer

    November 22, 2005
    Akron, OH-based Advanced Elastomer Systems (AES), an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, has developed a softer thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) that company executives said delivers the performance of a fully vulcanized elastomer but feels softer…

  • AES Develops Softer Thermoplastic Elastomer

    November 22, 2005
    Akron, OH-based Advanced Elastomer Systems (AES), an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, has developed a softer thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) that company executives said delivers the performance of a fully vulcanized elastomer but feels softer…

  • Crodas New Emollient Provides Tack Relief

    November 22, 2005
    According to the results of a recent study conducted by Edison, NJ-based Croda, the company’s new emollient ester Crodamol STS provides “tack relief” to products. Croda executives said that formulators in the industry will benefit b…

  • Dow Corning Launches New Hair Care Ingredients

    November 22, 2005
    Dow Corning, Midland, MI, launched 5-7113 Silicone Quat microemulsion, created to provide multifunctional benefits. According to executives, the silicone quat protects hair from sources of moisture loss such as heat, provides extra volume and body an…

  • PolyOne Corp. Expands Blow Molding Capabilities

    November 22, 2005
    Cleveland, OH-headquartered PolyOne Corp. now offers six blow molding machines in the U.S., including a new monolayer machine for color matching in Arizona. PolyOne’s blow molding equipment eliminates the need for traditional line trials and in…

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