Greenpeace claims the Austrian versions of some well-known
toothpastes and baby creams contain preservatives that can cause
skin rashes and make bacteria resistant to medicine, according to
an AFP report.
Fledgling Danish biotech company Up Front Chromatography signs
licence agreement with Swiss medical giant Roche for an updated
ingredient technology that enables production of certain molecules,
hailing in shorter production times...
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reports
that a team of researchers are currently using beams of chilled
neutrons to determine how aroma compounds are embedded into
assortments of other chemicals that carry...
By using ESA-provided pollution maps along with ultraviolet
radiation data, cosmetics firm L'Oreal plans to investigate the
future possibility of producing skincare products customised for
Demand for anti-ageing products in the US is expected to increase
more than 11 per cent each year to $29 billion in 2007, according
to a new report, and herbals, antioxidants and cosmeceuticals are
expected to satisfy a large part...
As the domestic manufacturing of cosmetics and household goods in
Russia continues to offer significant growth potential, a new
exhibition in Moscow this coming September will focus on
formulation. The organisers of this first time...
Biopharmaceutical Senetek will link up with skin care company
Beiersdorf to research a range of compounds for the anti-aging
market. After the conclusion of each evaluation, Beiersdorf can
enter into licenses for the use of the compound...
German chemicals companies Degussa of Dusseldorf and Celanese of
Kronberg today welcomed the European Commission approval for the
proposed joint venture between the two companies' European
propylene-based oxo businesses.
Avon Products, a world leader in direct selling of beauty and
related products, today said it expects sales and earnings per
share in the second quarter and full-year 2003 to increase in line
with preliminary estimates.
Coty, one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of
fragrances, announced Friday that it has signed a contract to
acquire the fragrances licenses of American fashion designers
Kenneth Cole and Marc Jacobs.
Worldwide cosmetics, skin care, fragrance and personal care
products company Revlon has appointed Stephanie Klein Peponis to
the newly created position of executive vice president, chief
planning and business development officer.
In a bid to meet escalating demand - in particular from Central and
Eastern European markets - direct seller Oriflame Cosmetics has
acquired a toiletries and fragrances production facility near
Stockholm from Swedish company Nordium.
First quarter sales at the German speciality chemicals company
remained steady and earnings before interest and taxes rose 10 per
cent on the prior year, giving chairman Professor Felcht cause for
an optimistic outlook for 2003.
In the first quarter of fiscal 2003, German pharmaceutical group
Henkel increased sales, adjusted for foreign exchange effects by
2.8 per cent, over the prior-year period to €2.3 billion. Before
adjustment, sales were 3.1 per cent...
German pharmaceutical group Henkel has acquired a stake of 6.86 per cent in the
share capital of Wella. Through a subsidiary, the group obtained
4.99 per cent of the common shares and 10.38 per cent of the
preferred non voting shares.
Symrise - the new fragrance and flavour synergy. Just four months
after the European Commission gave equity group EQT the all clear
to buy two leading German-based fragrance and flavour producers -
Haarmann & Reimer and Dragoco...
Unilever today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement
to sell its Elizabeth Arden business, brands and certain assets to
FFI Fragrances based in Miami Lakes, Florida, USA, for a
consideration of approximately $225 million...