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December 9, 2014
Solvay announces today that it is acquiring Dhaymers (Taboão da Serra, Brazil), a producer of specialty esters, entering the skin care market and expanding its presence in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Solvay-acquires-specialty-esters-producer-in-Brazil_65987.html
November 26, 2014
BASF has announced that it plans to make a major investment in a “pioneering superabsorbent technology” that enables design of thinner and more comfortable diapers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-to-invest-up-to-$625-million-in-new-superabsorbent-polymer-technology_65694.html
November 21, 2014
BASF has signed an agreement to sell its manufacturing facility for natural fish oils, medium concentrated omega-3s, and customized bottled fish oil at Brattvåg, Norway, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-divests-medium-concentrated-omega-3-plant-in-Norway_65622.html
November 13, 2014
Lonza ‘s consumer care segment has signed an agreement with Koda’s care segment for Koda to serve as Lonza’s exclusive third-party distributor of hygiene and personal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lonza-partners-with-Koda-for-personal-care-distribution-in-North-America_65364.html
November 6, 2014
Taminco today reported net income that rose nearly fivefold year-on-year (YOY), to $29 million, or 43 cts/share, on sales up 22%, to $369 million. Earnings easily beat analysts’...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Taminco-beats-estimates-on-higher-sales_65194.html
November 5, 2014
Ashland today reported fiscal fourth-quarter net loss of $26 million, compared with a profit of $336 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales up 5% year-on-year, to $1.5 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-beats-estimates-on-solid-specialties-Valvoline-results_65160.html
November 5, 2014
Momfluorothrin and 5-chloro-2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one (CMIT) have been added to the registry of intentions (RoI) under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Momfluorothrin-CMIT-added-to-registry-of-intentions-under-CLH_65136.html
October 30, 2014
Cosmetic products in which the final formulation, ingredients in a final formulation, or a finished product, have been subject to animal testing may not be placed on the market...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/European-Commission-ECHA-clarify-testing-requirements-of-Reach-cosmetics-regulation_64951.html
October 22, 2014
Stepan today reported fiscal third quarter net income down 34% year-on-year (YOY), to $13.5 million, on sales up 3%, to $491.4 million. Adjusted net income declined 16% YOY, to $15.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Stepan-falls-short-of-estimates-on-weak-surfactants-results_64677.html
October 15, 2014
Evonik Industries today opened a production plant in São Paulo State, Brazil, to make ingredients for customers in the cosmetics and consumer goods industries. The plant has the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Evonik-opens-plant-for-cosmetics-and-consumer-goods-in-Brazil_64527.html
October 15, 2014
The United Kingdom competent authority says that it will submit a restriction proposal to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) in January 2015 to restrict...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/ECHA-calls-for-evidence-on-the-persistence-and-bioaccumulation-of-two-siloxanes_64522.html
October 7, 2014
Hedge fund FrontFour Capital (Greenwich, CT) today released a letter criticizing the management of Innophos Holdings, urging strategic changes, increased shareholder remuneration, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/FrontFour-Capital-criticizes-Innophos-management-suggests-sale-of-company_64329.html
October 3, 2014
Shell has become the first organization to offer a globally available portfolio of natural gas–based fluids and solvents, Shell announced today. The high-purity paraffinic fluids...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Shell-Chemical-offers-gas-based-fluids-and-solvents-product-portfolio_64260.html
September 26, 2014
The European Commission has adopted two measures restricting the use of three preservatives in cosmetic products. The commission's decision follows an assessment by the Scientific...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Europe-bans-or-restricts-three-more-preservatives-from-cosmetic-products_64081.html
September 24, 2014
US specialty chemicals volumes were flat sequentially in August, with volumes expanding in twelve segments and declining in fourteen. Two segments had flat volumes. Volumes grew 0.8%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/ACC-Specialties-volumes-flat-in-August_63985.html
September 16, 2014
Univar has reached an agreement with Evonik to become the exclusive distributor of Evonik’s personal-care products in the northeastern United States. Evonik, however, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Univar-to-distribute-Evonik-personal-care-products-in-the-northeastern-US_63848.html
September 15, 2014
Essential Ingredients (Lawrenceville, GA), a supplier of raw materials and chemicals, has agreed to distribute and sell AkzoNobel’s surface chemistry personal-care products and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Essential-Ingredients-to-distribute-AkzoNobel-personal-care-products_63824.html
September 11, 2014
Eastman Chemical announced today that it plans to acquire Taminco for $2.8 billion, or $26/share, including $1 billion of assumed debt. Taminco, a major producer of alklylamines and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Eastman-to-acquire-Taminco-for-$2-8-billion_63725.html
September 10, 2014
Solvay has inaugurated a specialty surfactants plant at the industrial park at Genthin, Germany, the company said today. The facility will help Solvay to meet customer requirements in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Solvay-inaugurates-specialty-surfactants-plant-in-Germany_63702.html
August 21, 2014
Clariant’s industrial and consumer specialties plant at Gendorf, Germany, has been granted mass balance certification from the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO; London)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Clariant-plant-in-Germany-gains-RSPO-certification_63336.html
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