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Mar 18, 2014 | 02:25 PM CDT

Soliance Debuts Customizable Mask Concept

By: Katie Anderson

At Cosmetagora, Soliance introduced a mask concept that is customizable to the user’s specific skin needs. Instant Mask begins by the formulator choosing a base—either cream or gel

Mar 18, 2014 | 01:17 PM CDT

Sunscreen Innovation Act Introduced into Congress to Amend FDA's TEA Program

By: Katie Anderson

On Mar. 13, 2014, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141 and H.R. 4250, respectively), which has been supported by the Public Access to SunScreen (PASS) Coalition.

Mar 12, 2014 | 08:53 AM CDT

Koda Care Names VP of Sales for GMZ

By: Katie Anderson

Bill Carroll has been promoted to VP of sales for Koda Care's GMZ Care. He joined GMZ five years ago and has 25 years of experience in the specialty chemical industry

Mar 12, 2014 | 08:20 AM CDT

Walmart U.S., Sam's Club Set Full Ingredient Disclosure Goals

The plan includes full disclosure of all ingredients including those typically protected under trade secrets such as fragrances.

Mar 12, 2014 | 07:56 AM CDT

Humane Cosmetics Act Bill Introduced in Congress

By: Abby Penning

The Humane Cosmetics Act, introduced by Congressman Jim Moran, would make it unlawful for anyone to conduct or commission cosmetic animal testing in the U.S. and prohibit selling, offering for sale or transporting any cosmetics in interstate commerce if the final product or any component was developed or manufactured using animal testing.

Mar 11, 2014 | 02:22 PM CDT

Evonik Solubilizes Lipophilic Ingredients in Water-based Formulations

By: Katie Anderson

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Evonik will unveil its naturally derived solubilizer for lipophilic and natural oils. TEGO Solve 61 is a PEG-free solubilizer developed for the incorporation of lipophilic components into water-based formulations.

Mar 11, 2014 | 01:38 PM CDT

Induchem Introduces Biodegradable, Non-irritating Exfoliant for Skin and Scalp

By: Katie Anderson

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Induchem will launch a natural exfoliant that is both biodegradable and non-irritating to sensitive skin. Biogomm'age is composed mostly of cellulose, to make it sustainable and biodegradable unlike plastic microbeads. In addition, the exfoliator does not scratch or tear sensitive skin like many natural exfoliants.

Mar 10, 2014 | 02:52 PM CDT

BASF Invests in Specialty Amine Facility in China

By: Katie Anderson

BASF has announced plant to build a specialty amine production plant at its existing wholly-owned site in the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in Nanjing, China. The plant, which is scheduled to come on stream in late 2015, will have dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) and polyetheramines (PEA) as the main products.

Mar 10, 2014 | 09:38 AM CDT

FDA Closes Negotiations with ICMAD and PCPC, Prompting Industry Response

By: Katie Anderson

On Mar. 6, 2014, Michael Taylor, on behalf of th The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), responded to the Proposed Draft Legislation by the Personal Care Product's Council (PCPC) and the Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), effectively finding no common ground between the three and closing the negotiation.

Mar 07, 2014 | 12:16 PM CST

PCHi 2014 Sees 20% Increase in Visitors, 50+ New Product Launches

By: Jeff Falk

Event is more international than ever, with delegates from over 45 countries in attendance.