EMD Rolls Out UV Filtering Ingredients
EMD Chemicals recently introduced Eusolex UV-Pearls B-O, a new version of encapsulated avobenzone for the water phase. Formed with a unique micro-encapsulation system that entraps the organic UV filters and… Read More »
CSPA Questions Validity Of Recent Candle Study
The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) is questioning the scientific validity and conclusions of a study alleging that paraffin candles release harmful amounts of indoor air pollutants.… Read More »
P&G Sponsors Olympic Teams In Vancouver and London
Procter & Gamble and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) have inked a sponsorship alliance in which P&G will become an official sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Teams for the Vancouve… Read More »
Every time there’s a downturn in the economy, the focus shifts to private label. And with good reason. According to the Private Label Manfacturers Association, sales of store brands in the major U.S. retail channels surged by more than 10% in 2… Read More »
Physical exfoliants have abrasive qualities that can be used in skin care products to remove sebum, unclog pores and slough off dead skin cells. They are also called scrubs. Natural exfoliants include:
• Ground nut shells a… Read More »
ISP Forges Proteomics Alliance with Cellworks
Cellworks Group Inc. and ISP Personal Care have formed an alliance to use sophisticated computer modeling techniques to develop and demonstrate novel skin care approaches based on ISP’s Vincien… Read More »
L’Oréal Inks Long-Term Deal with ‘Project Runway’
Lifetime Television, The Weinstein Company, L’Oréal Paris and Garnier have inked an exclusive, multi-platform promotional arrangement and sponsorship of the… Read More »
By Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
Published September 3, 2009
Rumors abound that the Food and Drug Administration is poised to finalize the long-awaited sunscreen monograph, which is designed to regulate the sun protection that consumers receive from sun care products. At the same time, the FDA has promised to… Read More »
Sales: $643 million
Key Personnel: Hiroo Kaneda, chairman.
Sunstar’s new supplement.
Major Products: Oral care products sold under the GUM and Butler brand names and beauty care prod… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Jean-Pierre Garnier, chief executive officer, Pierre Fabre SA.
Major Products: Skin care and hair care products sold under the Avéne, Ducray, A-Derma, Pierre Fabre Dermatolo… Read More »
Sales: $1.26 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Yong Cha, president and chief executive officer; Kyoo Il Lee, chief financial officer.
Major Products: Household—laundry and dishwasher detergent, fabric softener, kitche… Read More »
Sales: $1.5 billion
Key Personnel: Christian Courtin-Clarins, Clarins Group supervisory board chairman; Dr. Olivier Courtin-Clarins, managing director for the Clarins Group; Philip Shearer, chief executive officer of the C… Read More »
Sales: $2.2 billion
Key Personnel: Andrew Witty, chief executive officer; Simon Bicknell, senior vice president, company secretary and compliance officer; John Clarke, president, consumer healthcare; Moncef Slaoui, ch… Read More »