Surfactants

BeauSens® PG4

Mild surfactant for skin support BeauSens® PG4 is a brand new sustainable & mild surfactant by ROELMI HPC. Obtained through low-impact processing of sunflower oil, this delicate non-ionic surfactant has low foaming power and generates small and compact bubbles that deliver a pleasant washing experience. Thanks to its gentle cleansing activity, which helps protect the... Read more »

Formulating personal care products into soluble packaging

Soluble packaging is being used more and more for personal care products. So why use soluble packaging, and what challenges does it present to personal care formulators? Why use soluble packaging?   There are many advantages to using soluble packaging. It allows for unit dosing, reducing overdosing and therefore resulting in less waste. Soluble packaging... Read more »

HINOLINE®, broad-spectrum plant-derived antimicrobial ingredient

HINOLINE® INCI: Aqua, Levulinic Acid, Hinokitiol Your natural anti-ageing composition with antimicrobial properties. HINOLINE® is a synergistic combination of plant-derived, high-purity Hinokitiol and Levulinic Acid. Broad-spectrum anti-microbial properties with no negative impact on human microbiota. A natural preservation booster, in-vivo trials have also proven HINOLINE® to possess anti-acne properties, to reduce the signs of photo-ageing,... Read more »

CELUS-BI® FEEL: Eco-designed microplastics alternative

CELUS-BI® FEEL INCI: Zea mays starch, Polyvinyl alcohol, Glycerin CELUS-BI® FEEL is the brand-new range of high-performance texturising powders designed to meet the needs of a sustainable future. Available in three grades of different particle size, i.e. 5, 10, and 20 μm, CELUS-BI® FEEL has a characteristic fragrance, and colour ranging from white to cream.... Read more »

Ecovadis Gold again for Alfa Chemicals!

Alfa Chemicals are proud to announce that we have again been awarded a Gold CSR rating by Ecovadis. The Award recognises supply chain sustainability by benchmarking against industry peers. For further information about Ecovadis, visit https://www.ecovadis.com/

BASF achieved its 2020 Palm Commitment

227,213 metric tons of certified palm oil and palm kernel oil sourced representing 100 percent of procured material Almost 95 percent of global palm footprint traceable back to the oil mill level More than 300,000 metric tons CO2 in 2020 avoided by sourcing certified sustainable palm kernel oil Ludwigshafen, Germany, March 4, 2021 – BASF... Read more »

OQEMA Group Distribution Partnership Statement

Scott Bader – OQEMA Group Distribution Partnership Statement: Liedberg, Germany – 1st March 2021 – Scott Bader, a leading global manufacturer of adhesives, composites and functional polymers, and OQEMA AG, a European market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food Ingredients – have entered into a sole distribution partnership for the... Read more »

Cornelius Helps Personal Care Sector Adapt to 2021 Consumer Trends

Cornelius, an independent European manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has underlined its support to the personal care sector by releasing a new, informative webinar focusing on the future of this industry. The events of 2020 and the ongoing pandemic have posed many significant challenges for businesses in the personal care products sector,... Read more »