Clariant Masterbatches, Charlotte, NC, recently introduced the Ultra High Gloss line of special effect color masterbatches for personal care packaging, which create shine from all angles on most polyolefins. Also new are the Starmyst (large silver or primary color particles) and Crystal (translucent pigments) effects using large, oval-shaped pigment particles. Executives said results range from subtle sparkle to dramatic shine. Also, Clariant Master-batches’ new Splash-Swirl masterbatch produces a swirl in injection molded parts that vary in size in shape to create a variety of looks, such as marble, molten metal, mother-of-pearl, wood grain and tortoise shell. More info: www.clariant.masterbatches.com.