fulfilling the dream of more natural sunscreen


Sun care continues to be an important category for daily protection and control of one’s environment. Consumers want planet-friendly sun care solutions to keep themselves and loved ones protected with safe, effective, and easy-to-apply sun protection. 

Ashland continues to fulfill this demand with effective and more natural sunscreen solutions like our new Antaron™ Eco ethylcellulose. Based on sustainably-sourced, zero-deforestation, wood-derived cellulose, this ingredient is made in a water-based manufacturing process, minimizing the use of solvents.  It is a globally approved film-former that provides high water resistance at a low use level in most formulations. 

key features:

  • derived from sustainably-sourced cellulose
  • listed on global chemical inventories (including Australia, Canada, China)
  • high total renewable content, 68-70% natural origin content¹
  • excellent water resistance
  • great formula aesthetics
  • Halal, Kosher certified

With Ashland ingredients inside, you can amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure integrity, and improve the profitability of your products and applications.


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