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Clariant Enters Renewables Market for Cosmetic Ingredients

8:41 AM MDT | September 26, 2011 | —kerri walsh

Willome: Searching for more deals. Clariant’s personal care unit has entered the renewable raw materials market through a long-term partnership with privately held biopolymers producer KitoZyme (Liège, Belgium). The deal includes plans for KitoZyme to manufacture biopolymers at Liège for Clariant, and Clariant will market KitoZyme’s biopolymers to the personal care sector. The biopolymers; which include chitosan, chitin-glucan, and their derivatives; will be available beginning next month. Financial terms and the duration of the deal...

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