ASTM International revealed that a new safety standard for labeling and packaging individually wrapped liquid-detergent laundry packets is on track for final approval. The standard (F3159-15, Consumer Safety Specification for Liquid Laundry Packets)… Read More »
On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Toledo, OH, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists will hold a new “hands on lab experience” on liquid foundation emulsion technology.
This course will interest those who are entering the cosmetic industry and would l… Read More »
Natural Sourcing has added premium quality Sangre de Drago Liquid Resin Extract to its growing lineup of specialty ingredients for use in innovative personal care product formulations. The material has a suggested INCI of Croton Lechleri Resin Extrac… Read More »
For the fourth quarter in a row, Colgate-Palmolive reported a decline in sales. In Q2, sales dropped 6.5% to $4.1 billion. Still, global unit volume grew 3.0% and pricing increased 2.5%, but foreign exchange was negative 12.0%. Operating profit decre… Read More »
US Patent No. 9,095,531 B2; Conopco, Inc. has patented an anhydrous antiperspirant composition comprising particulate antiperspirant active, capsules of perfume, a liquid carrier oil for the particulate antiperspirant active and capsules of perfume a… Read More »
MEXICO: Takasago de Mexico opened its new Creative Center for Flavors and Fragrances in Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico. The new center is a part of Takasago’s strategic global plan to deliver the best possible service to the customer through th… Read More »
Essential oil has been frequently talked about as a key component of China’s personal care market. By definition, an essential oil is “essential” in the sense that it contains the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it… Read More »
The growing prominence of the nutricosmetics sector mirrors the consolidating bond between health and beauty. However, while various scientific studies shed positive light on nutricosmetics, thus suggesting good prospects for revenue generation, ther… Read More »
Procter & Gamble says it is dialing up its safety awareness campaign among parents with Safe Kids Worldwide, adding a bitter taste to the outer layer of its Tide, Gain and Ariel laundry pacs in North America this fall, and enhancing its TV, print… Read More »
Unit dose laundry detergent packs will get some unwanted publicity this fall, when the September issue of Consumer Reports no longer recommends unit dose laundry detergents in homes with young children. The article was posted online in July.
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The latest launch at Coast Southwest is Endicare DP-530S, the newest ingredient in the company’s line of personal care solutions. This water-soluble hair fixative polymer is in easy-to-use liquid form, according to the company. It is bill… Read More »
The market for color cosmetics represents a fun and innovative space. Croda offers formulators an ever-expanding toolbox of ingredient technologies that are designed to maximize the performance benefits and aesthetic appeal of their cosmetic pr… Read More »
Single-dose liquid packaging specialist Unit Pack has enhanced its production capabilities by adopting 3D printing technologies at its facility in Cedar Grove, NJ.
According to the company, 3D printing will enhance Unit Pack’s production flexi… Read More »
The recently published Ingredients for Household, Industrial, and Institutional Cleaning Applications report by international market research and management consulting firm Kline finds that some country markets are increasing at double-digit rates du… 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: $1.0 billion
Key Personnel: Joseph Nissim, founder; Soly Benveniste, chief executive officer.
Major Products: Beauty—Collistar makeup and skin treatments, tanning products, hair care and men&rs… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion
Key Personnel: Alex Kanellis, group chief executive; Brandon Leigh, chief financial officer; Chris Davis, chief operating officer
Major Products: Brands include Imperial Leather, Carex, Cus… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Decorte (formerly Cosme Decorte), AQ, Awake, Jill Stuar… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion
Key Personnel: Itsuo Hama, president and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products, toiletries, fabric care, home care and household cleaners.
New Products: Syst… Read More »
Sales: $32.8 billion
Key Personnel: Michael Treschow, chairman; Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief financial officer; Douglas Baillie, chief human resources officer; David Blanchard,… Read More »