Univar Solutions has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with cosmetic actives producer ImDerma Laboratories, Co. in the United States. ImDerma offers an array of botanical actives and functional ingredients, including the Imdermalab Peptide X and MolecuPure purified botanical actives series.
The agreement will support applications in skin care, sun care and color cosmetics, as well as offer sustainably sourced botanicals using green extraction technology
James Peterson, global vice president of beauty and personal care for Univar Solutions, said, "We are excited to offer ImDerma's portfolio of sustainably sourced, innovative cosmetic actives to the U.S. beauty care market. Today, beauty brands can differentiate themselves in the market by providing products that contain unique cosmetic actives, which bring many benefits to consumers, such as anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, skin brightening, and lightening properties. The addition of the ImDerma product line to our portfolio will allow beauty brands to access novel technologies while simultaneously accelerating the industry's shift toward sustainable solutions."
Mark Huang, CEO for ImDerma, said, "We are pleased to announce our partnership with Univar Solutions in the U.S. As a research-oriented company, our primary focus is on developing innovative products and solutions for the personal care industry. With Univar Solutions' expertise in sales, marketing, formulations, and customer service, we are excited to bring our ImDerma ingredients into North America. This partnership will also strengthen our position for future growth with access to their distribution and transportation network."