Research on alternative actives for deodorants and antiperspirants is building, but efficacy testing is limiting advances and most successes in the category remain based on ingredients introduced more than 50 years ago, say researchers.
Yesterday, the agency made public its plans to verify the safety and efficacy of three actives by gathering data from all product manufacturers that “want to continue marketing these products under the OTC Drug review.”
CEA-Leti, a French institute active in the field of micro- and nanotechnology, announced that its patented Lipidots nanovector technology for medical applications has been successfully transferred to its partner Capsum for use in the cosmetics arena.
Fine chemicals provider Biosil Technologies is targeting expansion into the North American market after securing a distribution deal that will see its portfolio of active ingredients expanded into the Canada market.
Ensuring the delivery of active ingredients for wash-off products
has always proved challenging because they do just that - wash off.
That is until the introduction of a new delivery platform designed
to retain active ingredients...
Brazilian naturals supplier Beraca has launched a completely
natural revitalization hair treatment. Rich in active ingredients
it is said to have intensive moisturisation and regenerative
properties and should home in on the growing...
The Care Specialties division of Germany-based Degussa has been
awarded the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy
Leadership Award for its product portfolio of active ingredients to
the cosmetics industry, reports Simon...
France-based ingredients company Soliance says that the integration
of the Acorane and Somaig companies is proving to be a logical step
towards increasing innovation in its active ingredients, reports
Although the market for active ingredients in the personal care
industry remains extremely small, a new report reveals that the
need for innovative ingredients has led actives suppliers to focus
in on a range of core products, reports...
During InCosmetics 2004 in Milan last week, Pentapharm - a Swiss
supplier of naturally derived active ingredients - presented its
new anti-ageing products. Its Pepha-nutrix and Pepha-tight actives
are claimed to help strengthen the...
Demand for cosmetic and toiletry chemicals is to increase 5 per
cent a year to $6.8 billion in 2008, reports a new US study.
Advances will be driven by the growing use of active ingredients
designed to enhance appearance and counter...
Atrium this week announced its full acquisition of active
ingredient supplier Siricie. The €1.6 million cash deal
demonstrates the trend of biotechnology companies moving further
towards novel products.