Lake Success, NY
Sales: $120 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Hain Cel… 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 »
Sales: $850 million (estimated) for candle and home fragrance products. Corporate sales: $8.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Martin E. Franklin, founder and executive chairman; Ian G.H. Ashken, co-founder, vice… Read More »
Sales: $3.5 billion for beauty and home care products. Corporate sales: $10.8 billion.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president, Michael Cazer, chief operating officer; Su Jung Bae, ch… Read More »
New york, NY
Sales: $15.0 billion for oral care, personal care and household products. Corporate sales: $17.2 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Fabian Garc… 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 »
A new line of cleaning products is taking Rain-X technology from the road to the house. New Rain-X for the Home takes powerful cleaning capabilities traditionally used on the car and makes them available for home use, according to ITW Global Bra… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,308 B2; Coty Germany has patented a base and a top coat in which the anhydrous base coat composition consists of a water absorbent compound which is a cosmetically acceptable salt of acrylic or polyacrylic acid, a CO2 releasing co… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,999,307 B2; Avon has patented a method for rendering keratin fiber water-repellant. It entails applying a composition comprising one hydrophobic particulate material consisting of octylsilyl-functionalized fumed alumina; a second hydr… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,992,632 B2; Method has patented a cleaning composition that is comprised of surfactant system that contains a nonionic surfactant including an ethoxylated alcohol and/or an ethoxylated fatty acid ester, and an anionic surfactant; free… Read More »
Sustainable, non-GMO, all-natural, organic—the terms appear across product categories. There’s no doubt that the world’s getting greener, and natural products within the personal care space are gaining in importance among consumers… Read More »
Lonzagard BKC cGMP Benzalkonium Chloride is a suitable alternative to triclosan as it satisfies the strict FDA requirements as an active for consumer health care and food professional hand soaps and sanitizers, according to its creator, Lonza.
Highl… Read More »
The buzz at Showa Denko includes Apprécier (APPS), a novel vitamin C derivative that is characterized by its strong and immediate penetration into the skin, according to the company.
In recent years, hyperpigmentation and sun damage hav… Read More »
The Museum of Broadcast Communications is honoring SC Johnson’s well-known Raid bugs as one of “Advertising’s 10 Greatest Icons.” In addition to the recognition, the pesty Raid bugs are included in a multimedia exhibition runn… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,985,124 B2; Pilaris Labs LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, has patented a method for treating hair loss by reducing effects of 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in a subject undergoing treatment for hair loss. The method is comprised of p… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,927,474 B2; SC Johnson & Son has been awarded a patent covering an aerosol product comprising a steel can with aerosol dispensing top, body and base.
The steel can has an interior surface with a lining, which is an organic coatin… Read More »
Consumer Reports, which recently tested 34 sunscreens, found that nearly a third didn’t meet the SPF claim on their labels, missing the mark by anywhere from 16% to 70%.
But there’s good news in the report: many of the sunscreens Consu… Read More »
The New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Suppliers Day was a success, as usual. There were approximately 400 exhibitors and more than 5,500 attendees crowding the aisles. Among the masses, were the following exhibitors pr… Read More »
Metabolix, Inc., an advanced biomaterials company, entered into a global, exclusive commercial and technology alliance with Honeywell to offer new marine biodegradable biopolymers for use in cosmetics and personal care products.
Through the alliance… Read More »
The challenges of dispersing standard silicone elastomers in water are well known. Standard silicone elastomers can be very difficult to disperse uniformly in external water phase emulsions or aqueous gels due to their inability to fit into o/w micel… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,987,182 B2; Henkel, Düsseldorf, has been awarded a US patent for a malleable toilet cleaner composition. It is comprised of perfume; at least one nonionic surfactant; at least one alkyl benzene sulfonate; at least one olefin sulf… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water; an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally, a betaine derivative having… 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 »