The US chemical industry is the global leader in production, providing more than 15% of the world’s chemicals and representing 14% of all US exports. It is also one of America’s largest manufacturing industries, an $801 billion enterprise… Read More »
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently named the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) a winner of its 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award.
The Safer Choice Program, formerly known as the Design for the Environment (DfE)… Read More »
New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Car… Read More »
Sales: $215 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: John Replogle, president and chief executive officer; Maureen Usifer, chief financial officer; Joey Bergstein, general manager and chie… Read More »
The redesigned Mibelle Biochemistry Website is online at www.mibellebiochemistry.com.
The refreshed site features an enhanced design that is coupled with a range of additional creative features aimed at providing visitors with a simple way of learni… Read More »
Coast Southwest signed a national distribution agreement for the exclusive marketing and sales of CrossChem’s GlyAcid product line to the personal care market.
GlyAcid is the new global standard for high purity glycolic acid. CrossChem’s… Read More »
Company: Coty Inc
Job Location: New Jersey, United States
Coty is a pure-play beauty company with a portfolio of brands that compete in three segments; Fragrances, Color Cosmetics and Skin & Body Care.… Read More »
Q Laboratories, Inc. welcomed Matthew Lemp as chemistry laboratory group leader.
Lemp will be responsible for sample flow through in the chemistry lab and will also have a role in analyst training and scheduling, new client development and expanding… Read More »
Carma Laboratories, Inc. appointed Keith Edgett as vice president of research and development. Edgett, who officially joined the firm on Jan. 1, 2015, is responsible for leading all facets of product development, global regulatory compliance and prod… Read More »
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is concerned with the approach taken by EPA to develop the Safer Product Labeling Program and associated Standard. In contrast to tenets from organizations such as the American National Standards Institute… Read More »
Recent developments with the FDA and the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) have cast a shadow on the filter approval process in the US. In case you missed it, the FDA has basically rejected the call to speed up the approvals of the Time and Extent Appli… Read More »
Q Laboratories, Inc.: welcomed Michael Baim, PhD, as chemistry laboratory supervisor. He will be responsible for the everyday operations of the pharmaceutical and food chemistry labs, including analyst training, technology upgrades, client outreach a… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has planned a CEP course on basic hair science on June 24 in Philadelphia.
This course will cover hair biology; hair morphology and fine structure; technologies to measure physical and chemical phenomena in hair; opt… Read More »
Happy belated birthday to Moore’s Law, which turned 50 years old last month…but does Gordon E. Moore’s observation have legs to last another half century?
Moore’s Law, as everyone knows, is the observation that, over the his… Read More »
Many compounds incorporated into topical formulations are in their solid particulate form. Examples include zinc oxide in diaper rush ointment and in calamine lotion for chicken pox, sunscreens containing both titanium and zinc oxide and more as well… Read More »
The FDA has decided to move the goal post. It has declared that to approve a new UV filter you must surpass the requirements of a New Drug Application (NDA). The new hurdle set by the FDA is that all such ingredients must pass the stringent req… Read More »
Evonik: announced that Dr. Tammo Boinowitz is taking over the responsibility as head of Evonik’s Personal Care business line. He is succeeding Dietmar Moll, who will move into a new role and take care of strategic projects in the future. Boinow… Read More »
BioAmber Inc. is a specialist in bio-based chemistry serving a wide range of applications. The company maintains that its proprietary technology platform uses economically viable, sustainable feedstocks to produce innovative building block chemicals… Read More »
Beautifying the appearance of the skin by merely covering it, thereby minimizing the appearance of superficial imperfections, became just another stream in the flood of compounds that are presented by suppliers in the skin care industry. The majority… Read More »
There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world. Read More »