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February 23, 2009
Capturing the Potential of Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology (CLIB; Duesseldorf), a biotech innovation network featuring 60 member companies, is drawing industry interest by...
February 4, 2009
The move forms part of a reorganization of the company's performance products segment in anticipation of the integration of Ciba Specialty Chemicals....
December 12, 2008
Several European organizations that recently formed a working group are seeking comments on a proposal to harmonize natural and organic cosmetics standards. The European Cosmetics...
November 23, 2008
Several suppliers are continuing to invest in the cosmetics sector, one of the few specialty chemical end markets in which growth is forecast to rise at a healthy clip despite the...
October 27, 2008
Elevance Renewable Sciences says it has entered into a partnership with Tetramer Technologies for the development and commercialization of renewable...
September 12, 2008
Dow Corning and Elevance Renewable Sciences (Lisle, IL) have signed joint development and marketing agreements to create a line of naturally derived ingredients for personal care...
July 7, 2008
Church & Dwight (C&D; Princeton, NJ) says it has completed its previously announced acquisition of over-the-counter drug producer Del Pharmaceuticals (Uniondale, NY) from Coty...
July 3, 2008
BASF says it will add a combined 10,000 m.t./year of dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) capacity at Geismar, LA and Ludwigshafen by end 2008, to meet increased demand. The project will...
June 23, 2008
California’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against four personal care manufacturers, alleging that the companies have violated Proposition 65 law by not listing the...
June 11, 2008
California’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against four personal care manufacturers, alleging that the companies have failed to give “clear and reasonable...
May 27, 2008
The global personal care industry has long been consolidating but the growing trend of using more natural ingredients is driving many of the recent M&A deals, said suppliers...
May 14, 2008
Industrial biotech start-up Metabolic Explorer (Clermont-Ferrand, France) this week disclosed that it has successfully produced initial samples of 1,3-propanediol (PDO) generated from...
May 14, 2008
The global personal care industry has long been consolidating but the growing trend of using more natural ingredients is driving many of the recent M&A deals, say suppliers exhibiting at the New York chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists‚ show, held this week at Edison, NJ....
May 6, 2008
Global demand for personal care products based on green ingredients, or those from renewable resources, is showing double-digit growth, says Gillian Morris, consultant at Kline &...
April 1, 2008
About 46 of more than 100 personal care products marketed as “natural” or “organic” were tested this year and found to contain 1,4-dioxane, a petroleum-derived...
January 25, 2008
Ciba Specialty Chemicals says it will increase prices across many of its product ranges for home and personal care applications by 5%-15%, effective immediately, or as contracts allow...
January 18, 2008
Kemira says it has changed the name of Tri-K (Northvale, NJ), a $20-million cosmetics and personal care product distributor, to Kemira Specialty. Kemira acquired Tri-K last...
November 30, 2007
U.S. and Western European consumer demand for personal care products based on natural ingredients is posting double-digit growth and is expected to reach about $7 billion by 2012, says...
November 9, 2007
Clorox says it will acquire Burt’s Bees (Durham, NC), a manufacturer of natural personal care products, for $925 million in cash. The deal is subject to regulatory approval and...
October 3, 2007
The FDA says Procter & Gamble (P&G) violated the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by claiming its triclosan-based hand sanitizer, sold under the name Early Defense, can...
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