Takasago International, one of the leading global flavours and
fragrance groups, has established a new division in Shanghai aimed
at expanding its manufacturing and retail presence in China as well
US pressure group The Campaign For Safe Cosmetics, is claiming
victory after L'Oréal, Revlon and Unilever confirmed they have
eliminated certain toxic chemicals from their products, in a move
that has drawn attention to the differences...
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a set of guidelines
advising cosmetic companies how they can alert consumers to the
dangers of skin sensitivity to ultraviolet light when using
cosmetics containing alpha hydroxyl acids...
Luzenac Group, the leading France-based talc producer, has
announced the extension of its business unit organisation model
worldwide, from the beginning of this year. The four new global
business units are centred on Luzenac's...
Proctor & Gamble says that it is developing a new formula for a
baby balm it produces that has been linked to several cases of
cramp. In the meantime, the product, which has sold 4 million jars
since its launch in Europe back...
Biotechnology specialist Proteus has collaborated with Degussa to
develop a thermostable esterase biocatalyst that is said to provide
new applications for poorly soluble ingredients used in cosmetic
Nimbus Group has entered into a letter of intent with Fragex, a
French developer of cosmetics and fragrances for major
international brands based in Paris, to acquire a 51 per cent
majority stake in the French company, in a move that...
France-based Dermscan has signed a new partnership agreement
withCIDC, Centre International de Développement Clinique - the
International Centre forClinical Development. The move gives the
company a panel of multiethnic volunteers...
Mentor, a global supplier of medical products, says it has
initiated an initial study of its proprietary botulinum toxin type
A product, focused on the cosmetic applications for the US market.
The company says that the study aims...
A government funded project in Thailand has devised a way of using
Tumeric in cosmetic products. The discovery is set to bring a host
of functions, including antioxidant and skin whitening properties
at a fraction of the cost.
In the US Oden Corporation and Emerson's Micro Motion division are
re-launching Oden's patented Mass/Blend Continuous Stream Liquid
Blending Systems. The system features straight tube Coriolis metres
that are said to increase...
Essential oils for aromatherapy have been found to kill deadly MRSA
bacteria, according to latest scientific research. The findings
mean that the oils could have new applications for a host of every
day personal care products used...