Baycusan® is the umbrella brand for film formers for makeup, sun-, skin- and hair care formulations from Covestro. Baycusan® polyurethanes meet many challenges when it comes to formulating high-performing and more sustainable cosmetics products: Thanks to their multifunctionality and good environmental profile, they cater to both ecological- and consumer demands.

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  • Baycusan® eco E 1000 (especially suitable for hair care)
  • Baycusan® eco E 1001 (especially suitable for makeup)
  • Baycusan® C 1000 (especially suitable for sun care)
  • Baycusan® C 1001 (especially suitable for hair- and skin care)
  • Baycusan® C 1004 (especially suitable for makeup)
  • Baycusan® C 1008 (especially suitable for hair care)
  • Baycusan® C 1010 (especially suitable for hair styling)
  • Baycusan® C 2000 (especially suitable for sun care)


With 2020 sales of EUR 10.7 billion, Covestro is among the world’s leading polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative, sustainable solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. In doing so, Covestro is fully committed to the circular economy. The main industries served are the automotive and transportation industries, construction, furniture and wood processing, as well as electrical, electronics, and household appliances industries. Other sectors include sports and leisure, cosmetics, health and the chemical industry itself. At the end of 2020, Covestro has 33 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 16,500 people (calculated as full-time equivalents).

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