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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...
August 9, 2007
There has been some M&A activity among suppliers to the personal care industry, but not as much as there has been among their customers lately, says Gillian Morris, analyst at...
August 7, 2007
DSM has agreed to acquire Pentapharm Holding (Basel) for an undisclosed amount. Privately owned Pentapharm is a leading producer of active ingredients and system solutions for the...
July 30, 2007
Kuraray (Osaka) says it will sell its Kuraray Family Products business that markets consumer goods, including health foods and cosmetics, to third-party health foods company...
July 30, 2007
Certain chemicals found in personal care products have recently come under fire by several groups. More than two dozen shampoos, bubble baths, and body washes were tested by the...
July 26, 2007
the $3.6-billion global market for finished sun care products is expected to grow 6%/year to $4.8 billion by 2011, according to Kline & Co.’s (Little Falls, NJ) 2006...
July 25, 2007
Degussa says it will invest $6.6 million to expand its care and surface specialties offerings at Janesville, WI. The investment includes a new 18 million lbs/year emollient esters...
July 25, 2007
Dow Chemical says it will raise prices by $0.08/lb worldwide for select cationic reagents, effective February 15 or as contracts allow. The company cites strong global demand...
July 24, 2007
Lenzing says it has acquired the assets of plastics producer Pedex + Co through its subsidiary Lenzing Plastics. Pedex produces specialty filaments for applications in cosmetics and...
June 28, 2007
Flavors and fragrances firm Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it will partner with Cutech (Padua, Italy), a biotech firm that researches dysfunctions of skin and hair, to develop...
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