Supply giant BASF says that whilst the European Green Deal’s Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability opens plenty of innovation opportunities, it will also cause significant disruption and challenges given the simplification of risk assessment and shrinking...
An animal-free testing strategy for predicting skin sensitisation and allergen potency co-developed by chemistry major BASF and fragrance and flavour specialist Givaudan has been approved by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD),...
German speciality chemicals major BASF has developed a surfactant using RSPO-certified renewable resources that it says fits with market demand for sustainable, safe and free from personal care products.
With 20 of its production sites worldwide now accredited in line with RSPO standards, BASF has announced ‘good progress’ has been made in its efforts to move away from palm oil that is not certified sustainable.
BASF’s flagship chemical works in Ludwigshafen, Germany has been hit by an explosion and subsequent fire that has left two firemen confirmed dead and could impact ethylene and propylene supplies worldwide.
Men and women’s skin is structurally different in a number of ways, from thickness to the ability to grow a beard, and this means that ingredients should be developed to address specific concerns, according to BASF which has just launched its first active...
Chemicals company BASF says that it expects its 'We create chemistry' strategy to grow and make the company more profitable, despite a challenging environment, according to its chairman of the Board of Executive Directors.
After the launch of its latest research project into the safety of nanomaterials earlier in the year, the global chemicals giant has been pushing ahead, so much so that it reveals the first phase of results will be available by early 2013.
After a year of dealing with mergers and creating a single focus for its personal care business, 2012 is all about delivering customer benefits and developing ingredients in line with trends, which are quick to market, for chemical company BASF.
Global chemcials giant BASF has announced a co-operation agreement
with the University of Manchester in the UK to increase research in
the area of enzymes, an initiative that could lead to progress in
the field of polymers for cosmetics.
BASF and Dow Chemical have launched a long-term venture to produce
propylene oxide (PO) at the world's first commercial-scale hydrogen
peroxide propylene oxide (HPPO) plant at BASF's production site in
BASF's hostile takeover bid on leading personal care supplier looks
set to be a rocky road, with Engelhard executives warning
stockholders to be cautious over the offer and investors suggesting
that the bid will have to be raised...
German speciality chemicals supplier BASF has increased production
of its specialty amine, dimethylaminopropylamine - used to create
mild personal care products - in response to increased demand and
in total has recently passed the...