Titanium Dioxide

Sun care demand boosts TiO2 nanomaterial market

Sun care demand boosts TiO2 nanomaterial market

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Demand from the personal care sector, particularly from skin care and sunscreens, is helping to boost growth of the titanium dioxide nanomaterials market, as consumers demand topical products that offer good spreadability and feel good on the skin.

DSM UV filter PARSOL TX deemed SCCS compliant

DSM UV filter PARSOL TX deemed SCCS compliant

By Deanna Utroske

The SCCS standards for using the nano form of titanium dioxide as a dermally applied UV filter comprise a purity of at least 99% in rutile form and a photocatalytic activity of under 10%.

Dow Corning develops new PEG-free W/O emulsifier

Dow Corning develops new PEG-free W/O emulsifier

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Dow Corning claims that its new water-in-oil emulsifier provides expanded options for formulating stable PEG-free water-in-oil and water-in-silicone emulsions, for use in the cosmetics industry.

Cosmetics Europe: EU industry must address nano perception

Cosmetics Europe: EU industry must address nano perception

By Michelle Yeomans

At the Cosmetics Europe General Assembly, the EC’s deputy director general for consumers urged the industry to think about how nanotechnology is being presented to the consumer that already perceives nanomaterials as ‘inherently problematic’.

Symrise launches new sun care ingredient

Symrise launches new sun care ingredient

By Katie Nichol

German ingredients supplier Symrise has launched SymTio S, a patent-pending novel sunscreen ingredient consisting of micro fine titanium dioxide coated with the ester cetearyl nonanoate.

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