The Care Chemicals division within BASF offers a broad range of ingredients for personal care, hygiene, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and technical applications. It is the global leading supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergents and cleaners industry. The division’s high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients and UV filters. Superabsorbent polymers developed for the full spectrum of hygiene applications complete the range. BASF has production and development sites in all regions and is expanding its presence in emerging markets. Further information is available online at www.care-chemicals.basf.com.