Supplier's Corner


  • RapiThix A-60 and A-100

    l RapiThix A-60 and A-100 rheology modi- fiers are newly offered by International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP), Wayne, NJ. RapiThix products are easy to use, shear tolerant, shear thinning and effective at low use levels. RapiThix A-60 is a pre-neut…
    11.14.05

  • Inoac Corp. Offers

    Inoac Corp., Bardstown, KY, introduced new packaging for upscale cosmetic customers using Zeonor cyclo-olefin polymers from Zeon Chemicals LP. Zeonor resins offer outstanding transparency and a “crystal-like” appearance, according to Inoa…
    11.14.05

  • IKA Offers Catalog

    IKA Works, Wilmington, NC, now offers its new 36-page, full-color catalog outlining the company’s line of high-shear mixers, for chemical to food processing applications. The company manufactures stirring equipment, batch mixers, in-line mix…
    11.14.05

  • Polichem Introduces

    Lugano, Switzerland-based Polichem has developed a proprietary transungual technology that promotes nail hardening and improves nail permeation to cleansing agents. In vitro and in vivo clinical tests have demonstrated the activity and tolerability o…
    11.14.05

  • Caschem Introduces

    Caschem Inc., Bayonne, NJ, introduced Stantiv OMA-1, a substantivity-enhancing product designed to make sunscreens and pigmented products more resistant to water and to mechanical removal. The ingredient can also be used for lipstick and lip treatme…
    11.14.05

  • Arch and GeneLink Market

    Arch Personal Care Products LP, a unit of Arch Chemicals Inc., and GeneLink Inc., Margate, NJ, have begun collaborative efforts to market newly-developed formulations containing skin care actives that can be linked to Gene-Link’s genetic testi…
    11.14.05

  • Jarchem Adds to

    Jarchem Industries, Newark, NJ, has added to its shea products line with Lipex Shea, a cost-effective, natural shea butter product. Lipex Shea can be used as an emollient for skin, hair, stick and decorative cosmetic products. Lipex Shea is a white,…
    11.14.05

  • VMS Rotor/Stator Mixer

    Reading, PA-based Premier Mill’s Premier Premier VMS (vertical max shear) Rotor/Stator mixer features a close tolerance rotor/stator mechanism that provides a powerful combination of high flow and high shear. The mixer also features a large int…
    11.14.05

  • National Instrument Co.

    Baltimore, MD-based National Instrument Company Inc. introduced a new series of Filamatic Digifil Filling Systems (DFS). The equipment can be used for a large number of packaging applications in the cosmetic and household product industries. The equ…
    11.14.05

  • Crompton Produces

    Crompton Corp. began production on a new line of kosher glycerines last month. The production increase comes in response to a trend toward more consumption of products with kosher ingredients in personal care products, cosmetics, soaps and detergents…
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  • New Additions to

    Leverkusen, Germany-based Bayer Chem- icals has supplemented its range of Preventol P grades for in-can preservation with new combination products based on bronopol and isothiazolinone. The use of chloromethylisothiazolinone is restricted by legisla…
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  • Degussa Develops New Actives

    l Degussa, Essen, Germany, offers three new active ingredients for skin and hair care. Phytosphingosine ETP is applicable to anti-aging, skin-…
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  • Super Refined Oleic Acid

    Croda Inc., Parsippany, NJ, recently introduced Super Refined Oleic Acid NF, a plant-derived material created using a flash chromatographic process to remove polar components and oxidative products from lipids. This stable, colorless, low peroxide ma…
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  • Custom Options Available

    FutureCeuticals, Momence, IL, offers various custom processes, such as custom freeze-drying and drum drying and custom blending and grinding. Execu-tives said pilot drying samples can also be arranged. More info: (888) 472-3545; Fax: (815) 472-3850;…
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  • Micro-Stimulators New

    l Power Paper Ltd., Tel-Aviv, Israel, launched a line of galvanized skin micro-stimulators under its Power-Cosmetics division that use carefully controlled micro-currents to restore skin elasticity and hydration. The company also offers micro-electri…
    11.14.05

  • Charkit Introduces Natural

    Darien, CT-based Charkit Chemical Corp. is distributing Northern Light Pro-cessing’s line of fruit-derived oils and extracts including cranberry seed oil, cranberry seed extract, cranberry seed flour, red raspberry seed oil and ellagic acid ext…
    11.14.05

  • Aloecorp Reaffirms Quality

    Aloe supplier Aloecorp, Broomfield, CO, has reaffirmed it commitment to provide consumers with scientifically proven and efficacious aloe products. Executives said this is a response to media reports citing an inconsistency in product quality in the…
    11.14.05

  • Product Literature Available

    The Model 50 & 2000 Laboratory Disper-sator Sell Sheet is now available from Premier Mill, Reading, PA. The Model 200 High Speed Laboratory Disper-sator offers repeatable dispersion through a newly designed digital speed controller regardless of…
    11.14.05

  • FKI Logistex Offers

    FKI Logistex automation division, Cincin-nati, offers the Boss Sorter Control Module specifically designed for high-speed sortation applications up to 600 feet a minute and more than 200 cartons a minute. The software and module feature advanced conv…
    11.14.05

  • Well-Being Created

    Bayer Chemicals, Leverkusen, Germany, launched Bayscent, a new aromatherapeutic fragrance for textiles that are subjected to mechanical strain such as clothing, carpets and upholstery. The fruity and floral fragrance is enclosed in patented polyureth…
    11.14.05