• New Soap Derived

    November 14, 2005
    Chemysoap (INCI name: sodium astro-caryum murumuruate) contains sap-onified triglycerides of Astrocaryum palm trees found in the Amazonian rainforest. Test results indicate that Chemysoap improves sensory attributes, skin hydration and cutaneous barr…

  • U.S. Cosmetics Introduces

    November 14, 2005
    l Dayville, CT-based U.S. Cosmetics introduced two new polymeric spheres, Techpolymer ACX 806C (8-micron diameter) and Techpolymer ACX 1502C (15-micron diameter), for use as feel enhancers. The spheres, manufactured by Sekisui Plastics Co. Ltd., Toky…

  • Cognis Launches New Polymers & Surfactants

    November 14, 2005
    l Cognis Care Chemicals, Ambler, PA, recently introduced Eumulgin HPS high performance solubilizer for easy incorporation of lipophilic substances, Cosmedia SP sensorial skin care polymer, Plantapon APG surfactant, Plant-apon S mild protein surfactan…

  • Outdoors Breezy Blue

    November 14, 2005
    l Breezy Blue, the latest scent from Mah-wah, NJ-based Flavor & Fragrance Specialties, recently debuted. The scent is said to reflect the outdoorsy feeling of well-being and comprises cool aquamarine notes, wet green notes, tropical accents and d…

  • Jarchem Launches Skin

    November 14, 2005
    Jarchem Industries, Newark, NJ, offers Akogel, an emollient base that is said to improve skin care formulation body and consistency, as well as enhance moisturization. Derived from hydrogenated vegetable oils, Akogel is less occlusive and more permea…

  • World Wide Packaging

    November 14, 2005
    World Wide Packaging, Florham Park, NJ, offers a new 16-page catalog highlighting the company’s range of compacts, pots, kits and jars in plastic and metal materials. Also available are an array of finishes and in-house decorating options, cust…

  • Netzsch Launches Nemo

    November 14, 2005
    The progressing cavity pump division of Netzsch Inc., Exton, PA, launched the Nemo SF and SP positive displacement pumps for highly viscous, dry and non-flowing formulations. Using an open throat feeding system with a patented feed screw design, exec…

  • Dispax Reactor New

    November 14, 2005
    IKA Works, Wilmington, NC, launched the DR 2000 Dispax reactor, a three-stage inline disperser that can create micro-emulsions and fine suspensions with output flow rates ranging from 1.5 to 550 gpm, according to company executives. It is available i…

  • Household Cleaners Boosted

    November 14, 2005
    Lambent Technologies, a Fernandina Beach, FL-based division of Petroferm Inc., has added the Syngard line of silicone-based surfactants to its lineup for HI&I formulations under its synthetic specialties division. Syngard WD-A and WD-Z neutralize…

  • Polysaccharides Found

    November 14, 2005
    FutureCeuticals, Momence, IL, unveiled Premium Aloe Vera Powder made from the inner fillet of the aloe leaf. The aloe is filtered, pasteurized and carefully dried to preserve the natural polysaccharide profile of the aloe leaf, according to executive…

  • Symrise Expands with

    November 14, 2005
    l Emulsiphos, a new emulsifier from Sym-rise, Hamburg, Germany, is an anionic non-ethoxylated phosphate agent neutralized with potassium hydroxide. Designed for use in o/w applications such as skin and sun protection formulations, Emulsiphos is deriv…

  • Protameens Protachem ISL

    November 14, 2005
    Protameen Chemicals, Totowa, NJ, an-nounced that its Protachem ISL moisturizing hair and skin care ester received ELINCS approval. This plant-derived ester combines the non-occlusive lubricity of a branched chain monoester with the full-bodied non-oi…

  • Experience the Difference

    November 14, 2005
    Dow Corning Midland, MI, launched several new products at the New York SCC Supplier’s Day in May under its “experience the difference” campaign: Bye Bye Mosquitoes clear stick with insect repellent and sunscreen, White Delight cream…

  • Premier Mill Offers New

    November 14, 2005
    Premier Mill, Reading, PA, offers a new pin disc design—AP Disc technology—for fine media mills to create enhanced dispersion in agitation systems. The pins are mounted on the disc surface so that they are positioned parallel to the agita…

  • SenSelect Formulating Tool

    November 14, 2005
    Uniqema, New Castle, DE, recently launched SenSelect, an R&D-based tool that combines consumer research, formulating expertise and software algorithms to give personal care formulations specific sensory experiences such as pickup, rubout and afte…

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