BASF’s Tinosorb A2B micronized UV filter received EU approval for use in cosmetics under the new EU Cosmetics Regulation.
Coast Southwest acquired an additional 33,107-square-foot warehouse/office facility at the company’s headquarters in Placentia, California.
Croda announced the Ecocert approval of two of its transparent grades of mineral UV filters, Solaveil CT-300 (titanium dioxide) and Solaveil CZ-300 (zinc oxide). Also, Croda announced its Chanac, France, manufacturing site achieved certification to the EFfCI’s (European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients) GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice).
The HallStar Company announced a strategic expansion of its natural functional ingredients portfolio with the recent acquisition of the Florasolvs natural esters product line from FloraTech. The acquisition includes the FloraTech trade names and proprietary manufacturing technology for the Florasolvs-series brand natural esters, including the PEG-150 Hydrogenated Jojoba, PEG-120 Jojoba, PEG-80 Jojoba, PEG-16 Macadamia, and PEG-10 Sunflower product lines.
Floratech appointed Safic-Alcan Italia, located in Milan, as its distributor in Italy.
The personal care business unit of Naturex has become a member of the Union for Ethical BioTrade.
TRI-K Industries announced four of its raw materials— Baobab Tein NPNF, Quinoa Pro NPNF, Rice Tein NPNF and TRIglyphix Sense—are now Ecocert approved.
Evonik Industries now offers the beauty industry products that have been certified in accordance with the standard of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). This includes emulsifiers and consistency enhancers used in creams and lotions, for example.
Impact Colors released its Color Trends 2016+ report, its original forecast of the trends in personal care and cosmetic solutions. The trend and color forecast presentation, now in its seventh consecutive year, was exclusively developed by industry trends and market development expert Sunny Maffeo of Sunny Maffeo Partners, LLC. Color Trends 2016+ features 20 pigment samples formulated for special effects applications, and, in preparation for the release, Impact Colors hosted a series of training events to prepare its international team of distribution partners to bring Color Trends 2016+ to their markets.
Clariant introduced its sustainability-promoting EcoTain concept and label to the beauty and personal care industry to help its customers meet the increasing consumer preference for natural cosmetics with a safer, more ecological focus.
Germany-based companies Henry Lamotte and Dr. Straetmans, France-based Greentech and Italy-based Indena were selected to be exclusively represented by Beraca in Brazil.