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Jan 16, 2013 | 10:24 AM CST
Evonik has developed a biotechnological green production process to produce ceramides for cosmetics that is based on the fermentation of the yeast Wickerhamomyces ciferrii (formerly known as Pichia ciferrii).
Jan 15, 2013 | 03:19 PM CST
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC has launched an Innovation Award program for companies using its Zemea Propanediol in their cosmetic and personal care ingredients or formulations.
Jan 15, 2013 | 12:30 PM CST
Acquisition adds patented product portfolio to Croda’s range of ingredients, including a quaternized panthenol and multifunctional emollient ester with enhanced skin conditioning functionality.
Jan 08, 2013 | 03:02 PM CST
Sederma has developed an anti-aging active based on traditional Chinese medicine.
Jan 07, 2013 | 03:14 PM CST
Air Liquide reinforced its activity in healthcare specialty ingredients with the acquisition of BiotechMarine. The acquisition will provide Seppic, a subsidiary in Air Liquide's Healthcare Business Line, with complementary expertise in marine biotechnologies and plant cell culture.
Jan 04, 2013 | 12:52 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
From cover to cover, this issue is packed with approaches to create and measure experiences in personal care, which nicely matches this year’s new “give it a try” sentiment—after all experiment leads to experience.
Jan 04, 2013 | 10:04 AM CST
By: Caroline Mabille, PhD, Rhodia Aubervilliers R…
To maximize perfume delivery from structured cleansing formulations, the fragrance must be introduced before structuring the formulation into multilamellar vesicles. Structured formulations fragranced in such a way are shown here to improve perfume deposition and duration versus micellar systems, with no negative impact on perfume burst during use.
Jan 04, 2013 | 10:00 AM CST
Bar Soap Containing Water-soluble Phosphate Polymers for Controlled Release of Antimicrobial Silver and Other Bioactive Metal Ions
By: David M. Healy, Giltech Ltd.
This paper presents data on the antimicrobial performance of a silver ion-releasing phosphate polymer incorporated into a bar soap product. Two studies test the speed, efficacy and longevity of the antimicrobial effect, highlighting the potential of these materials for the controlled, sustained release of bioactive metal ions in cosmetic products.
Jan 03, 2013 | 04:39 PM CST
Solvay has acquired Sunshield Chemicals Ltd., an Indian surfactants producer.
Jan 02, 2013 | 09:28 AM CST
Patent Picks—Selective Microbial Growth/Inhibition, Gentle Disinfectants, Improved Resistance and More
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen for their relevance to, or potential application in, cosmetics and personal care products, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features new technologies for preservation and antimicrobial benefits.