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INCI Name: Glycolic Acid, Arginine
Function: Exfoliant (Chemical)
Labeling Claims: Microplastics-free, Clean at Sephora, Credo Clean Standard, Palm Oil-free, Nanomaterials-free, Palm free, Vegan, GMO-free, Additive-free, Preservative-free, Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty
Benefit Claims: Collagen Boosting, Exfoliating, Moisturizing, Promotes Youthful Skin, Mild, Suitable for Sensitive Skin, Shine & Radiance, Structuring, Non-Irradiated, High Surface Activity, Anti-Aging, Even Skin Tone, Boosting Keratinocyte Activity, Firming, Fine Lines Reduction, Anti-Wrinkle, Wrinkle Prevention, Reduces Stinging, Irritation Reduction, Cell Regeneration, Improves Skin Elasticity, Blemish Control
Certifications & Compliance: ISO 9001, ISO 16128, IECIC (China)
AH-CARE® G-60 is a complex of glycolic acid and L-arginine. It provides the powerful exfoliating action of glycolic acid without the irritating effect. AH-CARE® G-60 brings exfoliation, moisturization, and a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to all skin types, including those with sensitive skin.
INCI Name: Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Ursolic Acid, Soy Isoflavones, Ilomastat
Function: Anti-Inflammatory,Anti-Wrinkle Agent
Labeling Claims: Bio-based
Benefit Claims: Anti-Aging, Anti-Irritant, Moisturizing, Sun Protection, Skin Tightening, Anti-Inflammatory, Lifting, Anti-Wrinkle, Wrinkle Prevention, Skin Defense Enhancement, Wrinkle Refinement, Healthy-Looking Skin, Anti-Glycation
Equistat™ offers a reduction in wrinkle appearance and anti-inflammatory effects. It is used in anti-aging, anti-wrinkle, moisturization, and skin care products for all types of skin. Additionally, it is used in post-sun and treatment makeup products. Equistat™ has anti-glycation and anti-irritation benefits.
Eumulgin® S 2
INCI Name: Steareth-2
Function: Emulsifier,Emulsifier (O/W)
Labeling Claims: Clean at Sephora, Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty
Certifications & Compliance: Nordic Swan Ecolabel, EU Ecolabel
Synonyms: 2-[2-(Octadecyloxy)ethoxy]ethanol, Diethylene Glycol Monooctadecyl Ether, Diethylene Glycol Monostearyl Ether, Diethylene Glycol Octadecyl Ether, Diethylene Glycol Stearyl Ether, Ethanol, 2-[2-(octadecyloxy)ethoxy]-
Eumulgin® S 2 is an ethoxylated stearyl alcohol for use as a nonionic emulsifier in various O/W skin care emulsions. It is especially suitable for O/W antiperspirant roll-ons. This product is supplied as a white solid with a faint characteristic odor.
INCI Name: Hexylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Leaf Extract, Caprylyl Glycol
Function: Skin Barrier Protectant
Ingredient Origin: Natural Origin
Labeling Claims: CMR Substances-free, Natural, Bio-based, Organic, Sustainable, Non-GMO, Palm Oil-free, Nanomaterials-free, Not Tested on Animals, Palm free, Vegan, GMO-free, Preservative-free, Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty, Plant-Based, Naturally Derived
Certifications & Compliance: Upcycled, California Proposition 65, ISO 9001
Benefit Claims: Skin Barrier, Structuring, Anti-Aging, Increases Vital Energy, Healthy-Looking Skin, Improves Cohesion, Even Skin Tone, Smooths Wrinkles, Restoring, Reduces Crow’s Feet, Promotes Youthful Skin, Boosting Keratinocyte Activity, Pore Reduction, Collagen Boosting, Improves Skin Elasticity, Firming, Anti-Wrinkle, Wrinkle Prevention, Improves Skin Appearance, Moisturizing, Non-Irradiated, Shine & Radiance
Lox-age® supports the body's ability to release the skin's own multi-active LOX, which helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and pore visibility and smooth the skin's surface for a youthful and radiant look. Aggressive medical resurfacing procedures may offer similar results, but these can destabilize the epidermal structure and integrity. This all-natural, plant-based active ingredient noticeably improves skin smoothness and youthfulness and adds a highly appealing, verifiable claim to various anti-aging products with a clinical efficacy similar to retinol. Lox-age®improves epidermal architecture and is perceived to be as effective as retinol for improving wrinkles and skin appearance.
BASF Vibracolor Ruby Red
INCI Name: Basic Red 51
Dye Type: Direct Dyes
Synonyms: Basacryl Red X-BL, Maxilon Red M-RL
BASF Vibracolor Ruby Red is a cationic direct dye with a low molecular weight. It is available in powder form with traces of lumps. It is a hair dye that is suitable for hair colors, tinting shampoos, conditioners, and other tinting products.
Cosmedia® CTH (E)
INCI Name: Polyquaternium-37, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, PPG-1 Trideceth-6
Function: Emulsifier,Viscosity Modifier,Stabilizer,Conditioner,Thickener
Labeling Claims: Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty
Cosmedia® CTH (E) is a thickening and stabilizing agent with emulsifying capabilities for cosmetic formulations. This product is especially suitable for cationic systems, conditioners, and other low pH formulations. The polymer comes as an off-white liquid dispersion for simple manufacturing without neutralization. It has a superior sensory profile for skin and hair.
INCI Name: Dicaprylyl Carbonate
Ingredient Origin: Natural Origin, Vegetable Origin, Plant Origin
Labeling Claims: Clean at Sephora, From Renewable Resources, Natural, Organic, Credo Clean Standard, Biodegradable, Low VOC, Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty, Naturally Derived
Certifications & Compliance: NPA Certified, Organic Certified, RSPO MassBalance Certified, BDIH Standard, ECOCERT, COSMOS
Benefit Claims: Anti-Aging, Spreadability, Superior Skin Feel, Conditioning, Emolliency, Sun Protection, After-Sun Repair, Improves Dispersion, Self-Tanning, Cleansing, Compatibility, Solubilizing, Dissolves Easily, SPF Enhancement, Dry Feel, Emulsifying
Synonyms: Carbonic Acid, Dioctyl Ester, Dioctyl Carbonate
Cetiol® CC is an innovative, fast-spreading, dry emollient that can significantly improve the sensory performance of the final formulation. Its ability to dissolve crystalline UV filters and disperse pigments makes it particularly suitable for sun care products. Cetiol® CC is also suitable for use in aerosols, as it effectively dissolves perfume and propellants, with applications specifically including body care, face care, antiperspirants/deodorants, baby care and sun care.
Cetiol® HE Flex
INCI Name: PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate
Function: Solubilizer,Re-Fatting Agent,Emollient
Labeling Claims: Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty, Clean at Sephora
Cetiol® HE Flex is a hydrophilic emollient that is suitable for use as a lipid layer enhancer in surfactant cleansing preparations and as a solubility promoter for essential oils and active agents. This product is suitable for use in skin care, hair care, styling products, hair color, and bath and body applications.
Lupragen® DMI - 1,2-Dimethylimidazole
Chemical Name: 1,2-Dimethylimidazole
Function: Accelerator, Catalyst
CAS Number: 1739-84-0
Chemical Family: Imidazoles
Lupragen® DMI - 1,2-Dimethylimidazole is a polyurethane catalyst utilized in the production of flexible foam, semi-rigid foam, rigid foam, and elastomers, belongs to the gel catalyst group. This versatile catalyst is available in solidified form, appearing as a colorless to yellow mass. It emits an amine-like odor.
Applications: Oral, Topical, Transdermal
Product Families: Binders & Disintegrants, Pharmaceutical Coatings, Other Excipients
Kollicoat® polymers can also be used for taste masking to improve patient compliance. While these excipients are predominantly used for oral applications, coating polymers can also be utilized for the development of topical films and transdermal patches as film and matrix formers, respectively. The Kollicoat® family of coating polymers consists of a broad range of chemistries to address various film coating challenges.
Applications: Topical, Drug Delivery & Care Solutions
Product Families: Base Fluids, Glidants & Lubricants, Solvents & Solubilizers, Other Excipients
Kollicream® grades are either comprised of esters of fatty acids (3 C, CP 15, DO, IPM), or of natural (OA), as well as naturally derived (OD) long-chain alcohols. Except for CP 15, which is provided in the form of waxy pellets, all other members of the Kollicream® family, as well as Kollisolv® MCT 70, are transparent, colorless liquids at room tempreature. The raw material base is coconut oil, and/or palm kernel oil.
Applications: Oral, Nutraceuticals & Supplements, Nutrition & Well Being
Product Families: Binders & Disintegrants, Formulation & Processing Aids, Other Excipients
Kollidon® grades are processed via melt granulation, spray drying, and HME, these materials are suitable for a variety of formulations. Whether the target formulation is a tablet or transdermal patch, the Kollidon® family of multifunctional excipients is ready to resolve any formulation challenge. Kollidon® excipients come in various grades, giving you the flexibility to tailor your formulation based on your individual needs.
Applications: Topical, Drug Delivery & Care Solutions, Oral
Product Families: Emulsifiers & Stabilizers, Other Excipients, Solvents & Solubilizers
Chemical Family: Polysorbates
Kolliphor® grades are used in oral, topical, and parenteral dosage forms, these excipients simplify the formulation process by exerting their versatile functionalities. The Kolliphor® family of solubilizers, emulsifiers, co-emulsifiers, and surfactants are ideal for addressing solubilization challenges to inhibit crystallization and enhance drug bioavailability.
Applications: Oral, Topical, Drug Delivery & Care Solutions
Product Families: Solvents & Solubilizers, Base Fluids, Glidants & Lubricants, Other Excipients
Chemical Family: Polyethylene Glycols, Polyols, Polyglycols
Kollisolv® composed of both hydrophilic and lipophilic excipients, the Kollisolv® portfolio of excipients is focused on addressing API solubility challenges. Available in liquids, semi-solids, and solids, these solubilizers and solvents are primarily used for oral and topical applications.
Applications: Topical, Oral, Rectal
Product Families: Formulation & Processing Aids, Emulsifiers & Stabilizers, Other Excipients
BASF offers the widest range of IPEC-GMP lipid-based excipients, suitable for topical and oral drug formulations. We are committed to providing high quality products supported by best-in-class Regulatory, Quality, and Technical teams. We value sustainability and are the first major supplier to offer 100% RSPO certified lipid-based excipients. The Kolliwax® product line is an extensive portfolio of structuring agents that provide formulation stability. These excipients can be used in the development of numerous oral and topical dosage forms.
Applications: Oral, Drug Delivery & Care Solutions
Product Families: Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Pharmaceutical Actives & Precursors
Applications: Rectal, Oral, Dental
Product Families: Carriers & Bulking Agents, Other Excipients, Excipients
Novata® is the best option for suppository masses or solid compositions, these materials can also be used to modify the emollient or sensory properties of topical semi-solid formulations. The Novata® family of hard fats are lipophilic excipients derived from sustainably sourced palm kernel oil.
Applications: Topical, Oral, Drug Delivery & Care Solutions
Product Families: Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Pharmaceutical Actives & Precursors, Pharmaceutical Coatings
All Ibuprofen grades are supplied as white or almost white crystalline powder or colorless crystals with a characteristic odor.