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New methodology evaluates eco impact of UV filters

EcoSun Pass by BASF’s Care Creations is a new methodology especially developed for sun protection products – evaluating the environmental compatibility of UV filter systems in sunscreens.
Top eco-rating received again

Top eco-rating received again

Just a few weeks after receiving the A-rating from the CDP for its action to combat climate change, Silab has once again been praised for its corporate social responsibility, obtaining Gold CSR certification from the EcoVadis rating platform.

Non-animal derived collagen distributor for Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Jland Biotech, the Chinese high tech biochemical company that makes non-animal derived collagen, has appointed C.H. Erbslöh GmbH & Co. KG as their exclusive distributor for Germany, Austria & Switzerland for the range of non-animal derived collagen products, Reallagen.

Silicones company acquired

Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) is to acquire 100% of Da Vinci Group BV, holding company of BRB International BV (BRB).

A new all-natural, COSMOS-certified alternative preservative

At in-cosmetics this year Cosphatec launched an innovative replacement for listed preservatives; a new all-natural, COSMOS-certified alternative preservative - Cosphaderm Sodium LAAS.
Host of new companies set for Seoul

Host of new companies set for Seoul

The organisers behind this year’s in-cosmetics Korea have announced details of the brand-new exhibitor line-up for 2019. The companies, comprising a mixture of innovative Korean newcomers and international players, are expected to cause a major stir when they come together at the Coex Exhibition Centre in Seoul from 26-28 June 2019.
Partnership promotes sustainable palm oil and derivatives

Partnership promotes sustainable palm oil and derivatives

BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) are partnering with the civil society organisation Solidaridad to promote sustainable palm oil and palm derivatives production in the district of Waykanan, Lampung, Indonesia.
Major retailer launches eco glitter to the high street

Major retailer launches eco glitter to the high street

Primark is taking eco-friendly glitter to the high street. The company has joined forces with environmentally friendly glitter brand, Bioglitter to launch the PS…Festival collection.
New staff join applications laboratory

New staff join applications laboratory

Ms Sabrina Gröne joined the new CARE Studio, IOI Oleo GmbH’s Applications Laboratory, in April, where she will be an application engineer.

North American partnership announced

Univar Personal Care North America and Cargill Beauty embarked on a new partnership to deliver nature-derived, label-friendly and highly functional ingredients to the North America personal care market.
Upgrades for newly-acquired plant

Upgrades for newly-acquired plant

MFG Chemical, who operate in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing, has upgraded its Pasadena, Texas plant, which the company acquired in March 2018, and sits on 24.5 acres.
Exploring impact of global beauty industry developments

Exploring impact of global beauty industry developments

In two months, trade professionals from the cosmetics and personal care industry will gather in Singapore for the ACA Leaders Forum 2019. Organised by Southeast Asia’s cosmetics association - ASEAN Cosmetics Association (ACA), the event will take place on 24 July in the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, where senior business, marketing, and R&D leaders representing cosmetic ingredient suppliers and finished product manufacturers can connect and discover the latest insights impacting the global beauty market.
Retailer bans wet wipes in UK & Ireland

Retailer bans wet wipes in UK & Ireland

Holland & Barrett has announced a complete ban on the sale of all wet wipe products from its 800 UK and Ireland stores, with all wet wipe products and variants replaced by environmentally friendly and sustainable alternatives by end of September 2019.
First prize for innovation for new honey-based active

First prize for innovation for new honey-based active

Black BeeOme from Mibelle Biochemistry is a new active that results from the fermentation of honey from the rare dark bee Apis mellifera mellifera with the bacteria Zymomonas mobilis and has been designed to restore the skin microflora after stress to ensure a healthy and pure skin. It won the 1st Prize in the category “Most innovative raw material naturals/actives” at BSB Awards in April 2019.

Bio-based polymer for ‘weightless’ hair styling

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has expanded its offering to customers in the personal care market with a bio-based polymer, Amaze SP, helping formulators to meet the latest consumer trends in hair styling.

Silk biopolymer company acquired

Givaudan has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the cosmetics business of AMSilk GmbH.
Vegan Butter Debuts at NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2019

Vegan Butter Debuts at NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2019

Jojoba Desert (A.C.S) Ltd. is set to debut JD Jojoba Butter Vegan at NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2019, enabling silky textures in skin, lip, hair and sun care for vegan consumers.

Expansion of alkoxylation capacity

Dow announced plans to expand its alkoxylation capacity at its existing facility in Tarragona, Spain directly benefiting the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India region.
Cleansing 'play sand' an award finalist

Cleansing 'play sand' an award finalist

Croda International have been selected as a finalist for the 2019 CEW Beauty Awards, in the Supplier Award: Ingredients and Formulation category. This award recognises the most innovative ingredients and formulations of the year. The shortlisted Croda formulation is the novel ‘Shape and Play Cleansing Sand’.
Formulation Challenge proves a hit

Formulation Challenge proves a hit

in-cosmetics Global returned to the beauty heartland of Paris from 2-4 April where four cosmetic and contract manufacturers battled it out in a nail-biting Formulation Challenge, with Nuxe Group coming out victorious.

Upcoming Events

SCSS 10th Suppliers Day - Singapore

Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore. 238865
30 August 2019

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Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
23 - 24 October 2019

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