Tag: BASF

BASF transforms market towards certified, sustainably sourced coconut oil

 BASF first chemical company offering Rainforest Alliance Certified personal care ingredients based on coconut oil Production site in Cassina Rizzardi, Italy, certified according to Rainforest Alliance Mass Balance certification scheme  Recent example of Care 360° - Solutions for Sustainable Life of BASF's Care Chemicals division With the certification of BASF’s production site in Cassina Rizzardi,... Read more »

During this year’s Beauty Days BASF launches Plantapon® Soy, a bio-based surfactant made from soy protein for mild rinse-off applications

Protein derivative from non-GMO soybean made from renewable resources and coconut oil COSMOS-approved, vegan and readily biodegradable Recommended for natural and very mild skin and hair cleansing products Düsseldorf, Germany – March 31st, 2021– Consumer demand for natural cosmetics is growing rapidly, being one of the personal care industry’s most important drivers. To support customers... Read more »

BASF’s Care Creations® invites customers to exclusive virtual site tours in Lyon and Pulnoy

Virtual tours offer unique insights into laboratories and production facilities for cosmetic active ingredients Web-based tool enables close exchange and collaboration with customers anywhere, anytime New offer strengthens BASF’s portfolio of digital customer solutions   BASF’s Care Creations® is introducing a new tool that will allow customers to take part in an exclusive virtual tour... Read more »

BASF’s Care Creations® invites customers to exclusive virtual site tours

Virtual tours offer unique insights into laboratories and production facilities for cosmetic active ingredients. Web-based tool enables close exchange and collaboration with customers anywhere, anytime. New offer strengthens BASF’s portfolio of digital customer solutions. Pulnoy, France – May 19, 2021 – BASF’s Care Creations® is introducing a new tool that will allow customers to take part... Read more »

BASF publishes fifth Palm Progress Report

From 2020, BASF sources all palm (kernel) oils exclusively from RSPO-certified sustainable sources By 2025, the commitment to certified sourcing includes key palm oil and palm kernel oil-based intermediates Portfolio for palm-based surfactants with RSPO certification continues to grow BASF today launched the fifth edition of its Palm Progress Report featuring figures for 2020. One... Read more »

BASF expands biopolymer portfolio with COSMOS-approved rheology modifier

Hydagen Clean Based on konjac gum, the high-quality biopolymer enables the creation of verified eco-friendly formulations The natural texturizing polymer is suitable for face care, body care and styling products with pleasant sensory profiles Hydagen® Clean complements BASF’s Care Creations  biopolymer portfolio of multifunctional, nature-based solutions Duesseldorf-Holthausen, Germany – June 29, 2021 – Consumer demand... Read more »

BASF Sunscreen Simulator 4.0: Now with even more functionalities

The digital tool that supports the development of sunscreens is now even more comprehensive, with the integration of a cockpit functionality Integration of EcoSun Pass® criteria for direct assessment of environmental impact of selected UV filter combinations Evaluation of the interaction of UV filters and emollients BASF’s Care Creations® has further refined the functionality and... Read more »

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 »

PeptAIde™ 4.0 – A new naturally derived active ingredient from BASF

PeptAIde™ 4.0 – A new naturally derived active ingredient from BASF that protects skin and hair against silent inflammation Artificial Intelligence was used to discover peptides capable of preventing silent inflammation effects PeptAlde™ 4.0 prevents sensitivity of skin and scalp, dryness or lack of skin firmness Derived from rice proteins, the active ingredient offers a... Read more »