Givaudan to acquire French biotech specialist Alderys

The takeover is said to complement the fragrance company’s Fragrance and Active Beauty businesses

picture of

Breaking News

Natural alternatives to harmful microplastics

With microplastics, in the form of plastic exfoliant microbeads, being so harmful for the environment and our whole ...

A natural choice for sun sprays

Mantrose-Haeuser, a Connecticut based speciality film coatings company, has launched a new natural biopolymer for spray ...

AkzoNobel raises sun care

Dutch multinational chemicals company launches film-forming polymers for use in sunscreens

The potential legislative pitfalls gracing the polymer sector

Versatile polymers add flexible hold to hairstyling products, application benefits and vibrancy to make-up and ...

Unilever commits to renewables

The company has signed an agreement with the University of Liverpool to develop renewable chemicals

Clariant launches Aristoflex Velvet

New polymer designed for luxurious skin care formulations

Croda acquires Arizona Chemical unit

The company has acquired the Specialty Products business of Arizona Chemical in a bid to step up its offering in the ...

Solvay increases derivatised guar production

Expansion in US and China boosts production by 40%

Male grooming ingredients go beyond shaving

John Woodruff looks at anti-ageing, toning and anti-hair loss actives suitable for the men's market

New ingredient for conditioning cleansing systems

Dave Popplewell and Tuttu Nuutinen outline a new generation of conditioning technology

NatureWorks opens Asia Pacific headquarters

Bangkok will serve as the regional base

Seppic and Coatex to partner on polymers

Will offer new products for rinse off, hygiene and skin care applications