• Clariant Renames Granules

    November 14, 2005
    Clariant’s cosmetics and detergents market segment under the pigment & additives division, Darmstadt, Germany, renamed its Viscofil gran pigment preparations Cosmenyl. Executives said the Cosmenyl branded granules are designed to color soap…

  • SSV Mixer Brochure

    November 14, 2005
    Rochester, NY-based Lightnin introduced its Stainless Steel Vertical (SSV) Mixer brochure, which focuses on the company’s SanStar mixers, including 300 series stainless steel mixers and vessels up to 20,000 liters. The units are available in a…

  • Beraca Offers Natural

    November 14, 2005
    Beraca, São Paulo, Brazil, offers active butters and oils for personal care formulations such as Ucuuba butter, Murumuru butter, Cupacu butter, Amazonian white clay, Annato oil, Andiroba oil, Buruti oil and Passion Fruit oil. Performance syste…

  • Adhesives Research Develops

    November 14, 2005
    A non-invasive skin harvesting tape was developed by Adhesives Research, Glen Rock, PA, in collaboration with DermTech International, San Diego, CA. The tape can be used for skin safety testing, diagnostic analysis, therapeutic monitoring and deliver…

  • Interpolymer Launches Durable

    November 14, 2005
    Interpolymer Corp., Canton, MA, launch-ed Megatran 233, a polymer that enhances durable floor finish formulations with excellent gloss characteristics, in a wide range of temperatures and humidities. Megatran 223’s sulfate and sulfonate groups…

  • 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…

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