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BASF Starts U.S. RSPO Pearlizer and Opacifier Production

Contact Author Jeb Gleason-Allured
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BASF has brought production of RSPO pearlizers to North America.

BASF begun the North American production of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Mass Balance-certified pearlizers, opacifiers and specialty blends at its Mauldin, South Carolina production site. The ingredients are used to add luster, shimmering effects or opacity in hand soap, shampoo and body wash.

"The increased capacity and improved capabilities underline our commitment to supporting the growth of our customers," said Daniele Piergentili, vice president, BASF Home & Personal Care, North America. “By producing locally at our Mauldin site, we are increasing our reliability of supply, reducing our carbon footprint and providing mass balance ingredients to assist our customers with their sustainability goals.”



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