• 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…

  • Bayliss Ranch Develops Allplant Essence

    November 14, 2005
    Allplant Essence is a milder alternative to essential oils, according to executives at California-based Bayliss Ranch. The company uses a newly developed patent-pending extraction process to create each Allpant Essence, which can be used as bases…

  • Computer Solutions For Cosmetic Chemists

    November 14, 2005
    Advisance, Montesson, France, develops computer solutions for cosmetic laboratories. The company is offering two user-friendly products for cosmetic chemists. Coptis Lab is the software designed to manage formula development, tests, raw material…

  • MGPs Omni-Smooth Delivers Natural Skin-Tightening

    November 14, 2005
    Omni-Smooth, from MGP Ingredients Inc., Atchison, KS, is a unique protein fraction of wheat that is said to demonstrate outstanding skin-tightening and film-forming properties. Omni-Smooth is extracted from wheat gluten using MGP’s patented…

  • Karlshamns Develops Lipex

    November 14, 2005
    Karlshamns has developed Lipex Sheasoft for demanding body butters and delicate cosmetic formulations. Lipex Sheasoft is derived from pure native shea butter from the shea tree of sub-Saharan Africa, company executives said. This new quality shea but…

  • Ciba Specialty Expands

    November 14, 2005
    Switzerland-based Ciba Specialty Chemi-cal introduced Colibri Quick-Match 1.1, Colibri QC 1.0 quality control software and Colibri library services. Company executives said the introductions provide a new color matching solution for inks, paints and…

  • The Right White Oil

    November 14, 2005
    Chevron Superla white oils are versatile enough for the food processing, cosmetic, plastic, pharmaceutical and textile industries, according to company executives. Superla white oils are colorless, odorless and tasteless, are nearly chemically inert…

  • U.S. Cosmetics & Miyoshi Kasei Unveil Powder La Vie

    November 14, 2005
    U.S. Cosmetics Corp., Dayville, CT and Miyoshi Kasei, Saitama, Japan, introduced Powder La Vie for color cosmetics and skin care. The three-component composite offers a unique approach to controlling oil on the skin, company executives said. Conve…

  • PKBs Cosmo Rotary Machine

    November 14, 2005
    French company PKB offers the Cosmo bottom-up filling machine for a wide range of viscosities including water-based, oil-based, viscous, foamy and alcohol-based products. Sixteen ceramic pumps with membrane valves are installed for seal-free operatio…

  • A Total Package

    November 14, 2005
    Anomatic Inc., Newark, OH, offers a “to- tal package” of anodizing, metal stamping and decorating for the cosmetics industry. Anomatic executives said anodizing, a process by which an oxide coating is formed on aluminum, provides a corr…

  • Lubrizol Unveils AMPS

    November 14, 2005
    Wickliffe, OH-based Lubrizol Corp. now offers a granular form of the AMPS (2-acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid) monomer, replacing the powdered form. The granular form improves workplace conditions by reducing dust emissions in the air, result…

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