The first Sodium Benzoate registered in BPR as preservative in detergency

The legislation regulating the biocide products has been reviewed in the last years, and many preservatives usually used in detergency are now facing new restrictions. This, together with the trend to formulate with substances respectful of the human health and the environment, limits the alternative options to preserve homecare products.   Sodium Benzoate One of…

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Transparent or opaque fabric softeners, esterquat-free and cold-manufactured

Most household fabric softeners contain esterquats from fatty acids as their main components; the esterquats are cationic surfactants that adhere to the fabrics eliminating static cling. Thanks to these fatty components, the softeners improve the smoothing feeling in most fabrics. The esterquats are used since the 80’s, both in standard formulations and in concentrated softeners.…

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Food Hydrogen Peroxide for Aseptic Packaging Disinfection

The aseptic packages are those into which the product is poured under sterile conditions after having been previously sterilized. For carton packaging, the disinfection of the aseptic packaging is done using hydrogen peroxide (oxygenated water) using two application systems: immersion bath technology and spraying technology. Both methods show specific requirements regarding the product stability and…

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Quimidroga strengthens its commitment to natural ingredients with the distribution agreement for Molendum products

Following the food industry trend, Quimidroga opts for the promotion of ingredients and specialties meeting the clients’ expectations. Labelling such as “Clean-label”, organic products, natural ingredients, gluten free, high fibre content, nutritionally balanced and suitable for vegans. Quimidroga has reached a trade agreement with Molendum for the distribution of its range of products. Through this…

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Natural Ingredients for Cosmetics

In Cosmetics, the natural products are trendy and they are taking larger and larger market share at world-wide level. To meet these new needs, the cosmetics manufacturers are launching proposals with high percentages of natural and environmentally friendly ingredients. So far, there were different criteria to designate a cosmetic as natural, leading to some confusion…

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