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August 15, 2012
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) says its plans remain on track to remove trace amounts of 1,4 dioxane, formaldehyde, and other dangerous chemicals found in its adult toiletries and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Johnson-and-Johnson-Says-on-Track-to-Remove-Chemicals-of-Concern-from-Products_45651.html
August 15, 2012
A recent report published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) links triclosan, a common chemical in antibacterial soap, to diminished performance in isolated...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Controversial-UC-Davis-Study-on-Triclosans-Alleged-Danger-to-Humans_45632.html
August 1, 2012
Lubrizol says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Lipotec (Barcelona), which formed part of the Lipotec Group. Lipotec specializes in the development, manufacture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lubrizol-Closes-Acquisition-of-Spanish-Personal-Care-Ingredients-Producer_45317.html
July 26, 2012
Ashland’s fiscal third-quarter net income more than doubled from the year-ago period, to $160 million, or $2/share, on the impact of the ISP acquisition. Sales were down 2%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-Net-Income-Rises-on-Higher-Pricing-ISP-Acquisition-update_45210.html
July 24, 2012
Toyo Corp. (Narashino, Japan) says its Toyo Engineering India (Mumbai) subsidiary has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract by BASF to build the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Toyo-India-Awarded-Contract-to-Build-BASF-Complex_45134.html
July 16, 2012
Arkema’s Coatex subsidiary is buying an additives and emulsions production site at Araçariguama, near São Paulo, Brazil, from Resicryl (São Paulo). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Arkema-to-Buy-Production-Site-in-Brazil_44895.html
June 20, 2012
Lubrizol says it has agreed to purchase Lipotec (Barcelona), part of Lipotec Group, a business that specializes in the development, manufacture, and sale of personal care ingredients...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lubrizol-Acquires-Spanish-Personal-Care-Ingredients-Firm_44324.html
June 3, 2012
Sabic announced on Saturday that its affiliate Saudi Kayan (Jubail, Saudi Arabia) has shipped its first consignment of ethanolamines and ethoxylates from its manufacturing plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Sabic-Commissions-Ethanolamines-and-Ethoxylates-Complex-the-First-in-the-Mideast_43931.html
May 29, 2012
AkzoNobel’s global personal care unit has reached a deal to distribute Corn Products’ line of functional, modified starches used for hair and skin care products, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/AkzoNobel-to-Distribute-Corn-Products-Personal-Care-Starches_43741.html
May 18, 2012
Consumer preferences for natural and milder products are driving suppliers of personal care chemicals to create formulations using renewable resources and chemistries, say attendees...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Suppliers-Day-2012-Consumer-Preferences-Drive-Natural-Product-Growth_43558.html
May 17, 2012
Croda has released a new sun care formulation based on new FDA regulations. The formulation is based on a titanium dioxide (TiO2) dispersion and is designed to meet FDA’s 370...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Croda-Releases-FDA-Compliant-Sun-Care-Product_43559.html
May 15, 2012
Frutarom has launched a new product line comprising of a number of ingredients for the daily support of the immune system. The line targets three main areas connected to immune health...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Frutarom-Launches-Immune-Health-Product-Line_43479.html
May 3, 2012
Protex International (Paris), a privately owned global specialty chemicals company, predicts it will drive up sales by a double-digit percentage level this year despite the mixed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Protex-International-On-a-Path-to-Growth_43194.html
May 1, 2012
Ecolab's first-quarter net income fell 47% year-on-year, to $50 million, on restructuring charges related to the Nalco merger. Sales were up 85%, to $2.8 billion, due to the addition...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ecolab-Net-Income-Falls-on-Nalco-Merger-Charges_43149.html
April 23, 2012
Oxiteno (São Paulo) says it has completed its acquisition of Pasadena Property’s (Pasadena, TX) facilities for about $15 million, and will invest another $15 million to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Oxiteno-Completes-Acquisition-of-Pasadena-TX-Site_42894.html
April 16, 2012
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) and ESK Ceramics (Kempten, Germany) have signed an agreement under which Merck will market a range of ESK’s functional fillers to the cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Merck-KGaA-to-Market-ESK-Ceramics-Range-of-Cosmetic-Fillers_42692.html
April 11, 2012
BASF says it will spend €150 million ($197 million) building a new manufacturing site at Dahej, on the west coast of India, which will include facilities for producing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-to-Invest-&euro150-Million-in-New-Manufacturing-Site-at-Dahej-India_42623.html
February 13, 2012
Air Products announced it has acquired ROVI Cosmetics International (Schluchtern, Germany), a maker of cosmetic actives and delivery systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ROVI...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Air-Products-Acquires-Cosmetics-Firm_41299.html
February 3, 2012
This Week on CW:   Dow Chemical reported a $20 million loss on a tax-related one-time charge. Excluding the charge, Dow recorded earnings of $289 million, down from the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Feb-3_41016.html
January 6, 2012
Private equity firm HIG Capital (Miami) says it has sold Vantage Specialty Chemicals (Chicago) to The Jordan Company (New York), another private equity firm. Financial details of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Vantage-Changes-Owners_40284.html
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