• Rhodia Offers Several

    November 14, 2005
    l Executives at Rhodia Home, Personal Care & Industrial Ingredients (HPCII), Cranbury, NJ, said the company offers a wide range of products such as phosphates, phosphonates, silicones, silicates and polymers for the industrial and household deter…

  • Eastman Chemical

    November 14, 2005
    Kingsport, TN-based Eastman Chemical offers a new initiative to offer plasticizer customers greater purchasing flexibility. Customers will be able to choose a basic product offering or full-service package such as technical support, lab tests, site v…

  • MGP Ingredients Launches

    November 14, 2005
    Omni-Smooth, a new alcohol-soluble, wheat-derived protein from MGP Ingredients, Atchison, KS, has excellent skin-tightening and film-forming properties. It can be used in skin care products such as anti-wrinkle creams, lotions and facial masks and pr…

  • Eckart Showcases Effect

    November 14, 2005
    Louisville, KY-based Eckart America spotlighted its line of Visionaire metallic effect pigments, from silver to gold and copper, at the New York SCC Supplier’s Day in May. The company has added nine new metallics to the line in a 17 micron part…

  • National Starch Personal

    November 14, 2005
    National Starch Personal Care, Bridge-water, NJ, unveiled Flexan II, a versatile rinse-off and leave-on hair ingredient, at New York SCC Supplier’s Day. Executives said data shows Flexan II provides exceptionally mild and deep cleansing such as…

  • Butter and Oils Launched

    November 14, 2005
    Satellite Beach, FL-based BioChemica International introduced various exotic butters and oils for use in cosmetics, toiletries and personal care. They include Almond Butter, Cocoa Butter—White (Ultra Refined), Hemp Seed Butter, MangOlein, Mowra…

  • Vegetable-Based Alternatives

    November 14, 2005
    EnviroSolve Gold and Silver, two new solvents derived from corn and soya, are new from React-NTI, Lino Lakes, MN. Executives said due to their organic origin, these solvents have very low toxicities and are readily biodegradable. Also new are Farona…

  • Low-Dust Fumed

    November 14, 2005
    Parsippany, NJ-based Degussa’s aerosil and silanes division now offers VP Aeropearl 300/30, a granulated hydro-philic fumed silica that has low dust development, high adsorption capacity and excellent free flow and thickening behaviors. It can…

  • Croda Di-Ester Can

    November 14, 2005
    Cromollient DP3-A is a hydrophobic di-ester emollient that can replace cyclomethicones, according to Croda Inc., Parsippany, NJ, executives. Cro-mollient DP3-A has low-surface tension applicable in hair care formulations, and offers outstanding feel…

  • Karlshamns Offers New Lanolin Alternative

    November 14, 2005
    Karlshamns AB of Sweden has published a 12-page brochure entitled Lipids for care—natural vegetable functional. The resource offers details on Lipex L’sens, a vegetable-based alternative to lanolin, Lipex Cellect, a natural bioactive ingr…

  • Colonial Chemical Unveils

    November 14, 2005
    South Pittsburg, TN-based Colonial Chem-ical introduced Colamulse FE, an odorless, cold-mix fragrance emusifier that allows formulators to incorporate large amounts of oil-based fragrances to anionic water-based formulations. Colamulse helps to maint…

  • Coated TiO2 and FeO2 Mica

    November 14, 2005
    Sun Chemical, Cincinnati, OH, introduced SunShine titanium and iron oxide coated mica pearls for use in cosmetics. They offer exceptional luster, chroma, clarity and color purity, as well as improved viscosity control, slip, payoff and compaction due…

  • New Polymer Brighteners

    November 14, 2005
    l Eastobrite, a line of optical brighteners from Eastman Chemical Co., Kings-port, TN, was created to offer a whitening and color enhancement solution for polymers. Executives said Eastobrite creates eye-catching whites in opaque polymers and masks y…

  • Biophile Unveils Novel

    November 14, 2005
    l Bangkok, Thailand-based Biophile Corp. launched Nu-Encap, a colorful line of spherical microbeads that consist of two components: an outer multiple-coated shell that breaks to penetrate the skin and inner micro-encapsulated particles and/or microem…

  • World Wide Packaging

    November 14, 2005
    l Florham Park, NJ-based World Wide Packaging released a 16-page catalog detailing the company’s lip gloss, eyeliner and mascara cases. The offerings range from plastic mass market cases to high-end metal cases in many finishes, decorations and…

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