• Jarchem Expands Shea Butter Line

    November 15, 2005
    Newark, NJ-based Jarchem Industries introduced Lipex Sheasoft, a specially developed shea butter for body butter products and delicate cosmetic formulations. Lipex Sheasoft, derived from native shea butter, improves temperature and crystalization s…

  • Unicep Packaging Adds New Machinery

    November 15, 2005
    Unicep Packaging, Sandpoint, ID, added a full line of state-of-the-art, pharmaceutical-grade Ross-Olsa mixers. The wider range of mixing capabilities allows customers to run batch sizes from five to 1000L, executives said. The equipment includes a…

  • Quaternary Silk Protein From McIntyre Group

    November 14, 2005
    McIntyre Group, University Park, IL, launched MackproPlus Silk-C, a cationic conditioner derived from coconut oil and hydrolyzed silk protein. Benefits imparted by MackproPlus Silk-C include hair strengthening, moisture retention, enhanced gloss…

  • Interpolymer Introduces Two New Polymers

    November 14, 2005
    Canton, MA-based Interpolymer Corp. offers two new polymers for peroxide-containing carpet-cleaning products. Syntran 4022 boosts a liquid carpet cleaner’s ability to loosen and remove dirt particles, executives said. Syntran 4020 encapsul…

  • Sabinsa Offers Weight-loss Phytonutrient

    November 14, 2005
    Sabinsa, Piscataway, NJ, offers Citrin 65 for weight management support. The ingredient is a calcium salt of 65% (-) hydroxycitric acid. More info: (732) 771-1111; Fax: (732) 777-1443; Website: www.sabinsa.com.…

  • Silicone Quat from Degussa

    November 14, 2005
    The Degussa Care Specialties business unit developed Tego Polish Additive Q 70, a liquid silicone quat that imparts surface gloss without causing buildup. It can be dissolved directly in aqueous or oily phases. More info: Goldschmidt AG, (49) 201-173…

  • Lonza Expands Portfolio With Three New Products

    November 14, 2005
    Lonza Inc., Fair Lawn, NJ, has added three new products to its portfolio. Glycacil SG is an EPA-registered preservative. Company executives called Glycacil SG the next generation idopropynyl butylcarbamate and the most advanced preservative of its…

  • Cromptons Urethanes Business Introduces Witcobond W-290HSC

    November 14, 2005
    The urethanes business of Crompton Corp., Middlebury, CT, introduced Witcobond W-290HSC. The high-solids content, waterborne polyurethane dispersion exhibits outstanding yellowing resistance when subjected to end-use processing temperatures up to 140…

  • National Starch PC Launches Dermacryl AQF

    November 14, 2005
    National Starch Personal Care launched Dermacryl AQF Film Forming polymer to provide water resistance and maintain high SPF in emulsion sun care products. The technology provides manufacturers with broad formulation versatility based on its compatib…

  • Iso Oleyl Alcohols New from Jarchem

    November 14, 2005
    Newark, NJ-based Jarchem has expanded its portfolio with Jarcol Iso Oleyl Alcohols. The economical, vegetable-derived alcohols have mild odor and relatively low freezing points. Jarchem executives said Iso Oleyl Alcohols combine the benefits of u…

  • Bio-Botanica Inc. Launches Fruitanicals

    November 14, 2005
    Fruitanicals, a new line of fruit ingredients for the natural personal care market, has been introduced by Bio-Botanica Inc., Hauppauge, NY. The line includes guava, papaya, mango, fig, passionfruit, orange peel, cucumber and grapeseed. The ingre…

  • Solvay Chemicals Publishes Polyglycerols Pamphlet

    November 14, 2005
    “Polyglycerols in Personal Care,” a new informative publication from Solvay Chemicals, Houston, TX, details the performance and formulation benefits of Solvay’s polyglycerols in personal care products. Among the topics covered in…

  • Ciba Develops New Class Of Stabilizer Technology

    November 14, 2005
    Ciba Specialty Chemicals developed a new class of stabilizer technology that is said to increase the shelf life of cosmetic and household products. Excited State Quencher technology (ESQ) out-performs existing stabilizers, which simply absorb UV-li…

  • RJL & Co. Introduces Two New Ingredients

    November 14, 2005
    RJL & Co., Bayonne, NJ, has introduced Finathax 6218, an amine-free, non-ionic thickener, and Dermogel, a glyceryl polyacrylate transparent gel. Finathix 6218 can be used as a viscosity builder, thickening agent, emulsifier and solubilizer. It…

  • DuPont Markets Colorants, Dispersions

    November 14, 2005
    DuPont has formed a new business unit to offer custom-formulated liquid colorants and fine particle dispersions to manufacturers in the plastics industry. The business, DuPont Specialty Colorants and Additives, will be a part of the company’s c…

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