Lubrizol, Corbion BioTech Announce Partnership


The Lubrizol Corporation has announced a global partnership with Corbion Biotech, Inc., bringing its AlgaPūr high stability oleic algae oil to the personal care and cosmetic markets.

AlgaPūr’s key benefits include:

  • Silky, non-greasy feel providing hydration and ease of spreadability
  • Stable for formulating; superior oxidative stability with more than 90% omega-9 oleic acid, allowing for extended shelf life
  • Mild formulation free from known allergens, with low ordor and a neutral color
  • Sustainably produced (palm-free, low carbon, land and water footprint)

“This new collaboration allows our innovation teams to expand our formulation expertise, bringing innovative bio-based solutions with excellent performance attributes,” said Jean Claude Deneuville, global director, agile businesses at Lubrizol.

“Working with Lubrizol provides the opportunity to expand access and adoption of AlgaPūr high stability high oleic algae oil in the personal care market,” added Marc den Hartog, executive vice president of innovation platforms at Corbion. “Corbion’s unique algae oil ingredient is a versatile, new ingredient for formulators to help meet consumers demands for sustainable, traceable and high-performance products.”

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