Ingredients

DSM receives halal certification for most of its personal care products

DSM-logoDSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit, one of the industry’s leading suppliers to the personal care, home care and fine fragrance markets, announced that following audits at its production sites in Vouvry and Aesch, over half its personal care portfolio is now certified as halal. The halal certification is recognised by major Islamic authorities around the world.

IOI Oleo offers coconut based MCT

IOI-Oleo-coconut-basedIn an effort to go one step further in the production of natural and sustainable personal care ingredients, Germany based IOI Oleo developed a quality of MCT (INCI: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride) that is 100 percent coconut based. Reacting to an increasing demand for non-palm based raw materials in the Personal Care industry IOI Oleo is offering the following coconut-based qualities within the Witarix MCT range: Witarix MCT (60/40), Witarix MCT Organic (certified organic: 82.3 percent), Witarix MCT pure Organic (certified organic 100 percent).

Mythocondro gains Novel Food EU approval

Gnosis logoOn November 24th, the Minister for Medical Care (The Netherlands) sent an official notice to Gnosis with the approval for the placing of Chondroitin Sulfate (Mythocondro) on the market EU pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 Article 4.2 first indent.

New test shows Lipochroman molecule promotes detox

Lipotec-lipochroman-moleculeOne of the most serious threats for human health nowadays comes from the exposure to a great amount of different chemical substances. The number of chemicals synthesised and used in modern society has grown in the past decades, reaching extremely high levels. These substances are foreign to the organism and are collectively known as xenobiotics.

BASF showcases advanced solutions for the cosmetics industry

BASF-logo-orangeAt the recent SCS Formulate in Coventry BASF presented its latest solutions for applications in the personal care market, such as concepts, formulations and different new products.

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