Supplier's Corner

Collaborative Develops Paraben-Free Blend

November 15, 2005

The Collaborative Group, Stony Brook, NY, introduced Germazide PSB, a paraben-free preservative blend said to have the strength and effectiveness of chlorphenesin. Germazide PSB offers broad-spectrum performance and compatibility with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients.
Collaborative executives said when Chlorphenesin is used in conjunction with other antimicrobials such as phenoxyethanol, sorbic acid and benzoic acid, effectiveness is increased. More info: (631) 689-0200; Fax: (631) 689-2890; Website: www.collabo.com.
  • The World Comes to Orlando

    The World Comes to Orlando

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director||December 1, 2016
    More than 1,600 chemists traveled to Florida for the IFSCC Congress

  • The Plex  Phenomenon

    The Plex Phenomenon

    Denise Costrini, Croda North America||December 1, 2016
    Croda details the hair-protecting qualities of bond multipliers and the company’s new bond-building formulation system.


  • Sparkle & Shine

    Sparkle & Shine

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||November 21, 2016
    Glam packaging and upscale scent combos are big at Yankee Candle for Holiday 2016.

  • Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 21, 2016
    With a recent investor infusion, a new CEO and rebranding effort underway, this luxury beauty retailer has big plans.

  • Organic Matter

    Organic Matter

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 14, 2016
    FTC and USDA hold a public roundtable to discuss consumers’ perception of organic claims.