• Uniqema Introduces Emollient Imaginarium

    November 15, 2005
    Uniqema recently introduced the Emol-lient Imaginarium. The Emollient Imaginarium is a tool for the personal care industry that allows formulators to develop consumer products that have excellent sensorial features and perform well, according to exec…

  • Karlshamns Sells Lipids Through Jarchem

    November 15, 2005
    Karlshamns offers the Lipex series for cosmetic applications. Lipex Cocoasoft is a soft cocoa butter with consistent texture even in high-lipid content applications. Lipex L’sense is a vegetable alternative to lanolin for soft skin and improved…

  • Process Systems Offers Horizontal Blenders

    November 15, 2005
    Process Systems and Equipment, a di-vision of Lee Industries, Philipsburg, PA, offers a custom-built line of horizontal blenders with a variety of agitators including single-ribbon, double-ribbon, paddle and scraped-surface. Lee Industries executive…

  • Dow Announces New Testing Methodology

    November 15, 2005
    The biocides group of the Dow Chemical Company, Buffalo Grove, IL, recently announced the debut of its new Taunovate high-throughput testing capabilities. The high-throughput methodology is completely automated and appropriate for use with any indus…

  • Interpolymer Develops Bimodal Polymers

    November 15, 2005
    Canton, MA-based Interpolymer Corp. introduced Bimodal polymers to provide quick-setting hold, high humidity resistance and excellent curl retention in hair styling products. The polymers form flexible, easily removable, high-gloss films that feel p…

  • R-Mevalonolactone Is Available in the U.S.

    November 15, 2005
    Asahi Denka Europe GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, offers R-Mevalonolactone, a small molecule that stimulates the skin from the inside, according to company executives. The ingredient, which is sold in Japan through Kanebo and is also gaining inte…

  • BASFs Sodium Sarcosinate Available in North America

    November 15, 2005
    BASF, Mt. Olive, NJ, is now marketing a 40% aqueous solution of sodium sarcosinate in North America. BASF’s aqueous sodium sarcosinate solution can be used in manufacturing nutritional supplements, pharmaceuticals, surfactants, cosmetics, dyes…

  • Quest Launches New Products

    November 15, 2005
    Quest International, based in the UK, introduced a new odor-masking material, Sinodor, and a new ingredient blend, Yogofraiche. The company also launched Naturein Cotton Liquid, a liquid version of Cotton peptide. Sinodor is an odorless deodorizing…

  • McIntyre Group Introduces Mackconditioner Concentrates

    November 15, 2005
    The McIntyre Group offers four new pas- tilled conditioning concentrates suitable for the U.S., Latin American, Japanese and European hair care markets. The four concentrates—Essential, Brite, Natural and Ultra—offer unique combability, d…

  • Anasensyl Treats Mens Skin

    November 15, 2005
    To meet the specific needs of male skin, the Laboratories Serobiologiques division of Cognis, offers Anasensyl, a synergistic botanical complex. Used daily, it acts proactively to increase the skin’s tolerance and reinforce its self-defense ca…

  • Stepan Offers CP3

    November 15, 2005
    Stepan Company, Northfield, IL, offers CP3, an optimized phosphate-based emulsifying system. Executives said CP3 is cost-effective, has a low melting point and is easy to formulate with. CP3 is naturally substantive to the skin, displays shear thin…

  • Noveons Technical Guide Explains Guerbet Esters

    November 15, 2005
    Noveon’s new literature, “Guerbet Derivatives for Personal Care,” details the company’s Guerbet esters. The esters are used to create formulations with desirable physical properties, exceptional performance and superior aest…

  • Collaborative Develops Paraben-Free Blend

    November 15, 2005
    The Collaborative Group, Stony Brook, NY, introduced Germazide PSB, a paraben-free preservative blend said to have the strength and effectiveness of chlorphenesin. Germazide PSB offers broad-spectrum performance and compatibility with a wide range o…

  • Seppic Launches Gentle Foaming Surfactant

    November 15, 2005
    Proteol APL from Seppic, Paris, is an anionic natural surfactant inspired by the plant kingdom. Obtained from essential amino acids of apple juice, Proteol APL is said to offer gentleness for foaming cosmetic products. Seppic executives said Prote…

  • Pro55 Hairspray Polymer Launched by BASF

    November 15, 2005
    BASF introduced Luvimer Pro55, a low-VOC hair spray that offers strong, long-lasting hold and excellent spray-ability in hair sprays. The polymer is the next generation of Luvimer 100 P, according to BASF executives. “It is an improved produ…

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