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schülke’s sensiva line of multifunctional additives provides personal care products with a balance between efficacy and natural. The latest evolutions of this line, sensiva PA 30 and sensiva PA 40, are as gentle as natural ingredients and as effective as traditional preservatives.
Organic Monitor tracks the continuing issues in green ingredients and product development techniques for the beauty industry.
W.S. Badger Co. Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of its 4-ounce SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion and one lot of its 4-ounce SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen Lotion due to microbial contamination that stems from a compromised preservative system.
Jeen International Corp. has combined organic acids and efficacy boosters in a glycerin base to offer formulators an alternative to traditional preservatives.
In recent years, the safety of traditional preservatives has been called into question. Therefore, there is a need for alternatives that are effective, safe and sustainable—and that are non-controversial. In response, the present work investigates a mixture of caprylyl glycol and phenethyl alcohol, which is shown to provide antimicrobial activity in various skin and hair care formulations.
Symrise has introduced a multifunctional stabilizer for cosmetics that also exhibits antioxidant, soothing and preservative boosting functions.
Inolex has introduced a new preservative system for wet wipes based on the biostatic agent CHA.
The concept of “sealed and preserved” is well-portrayed by the pull-top visual of Cosmetics & Toiletries' July 2013 cover, and it’s relevant to many industries—from food and beverages, to tennis balls. Preservation is also among the most popular search topics on the Cosmetics & Toiletries website, so we know it’s an important subject to many readers.
Preservatives are critical ingredients in personal care products and cosmetics, where they help to ensure consumer safety as well as product performance and stability. Among these materials, formaldehyde-donor (FD) preservatives have demonstrated a long history of safe and effective use for controlling microbial growth.
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC has partnered with RML Inc. to launch PolyGuard, a new line of alternative preservatives that combine polylysine with DuPont Tate & Lyle's Zemea propanediol as a preservation booster.