Multifunctional cosmetic plant-based ingredients, according to ISO 16128

In recent years, there has been a growing perception of the plant-based products benefits on health. This has led many consumers to prefer natural products in many fields including Cosmetics. Although the standards regulating the natural cosmetics are variable and the criteria defining them are sometimes confusing, the consumers often perceive these cosmetics as less…

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EuroVanillin: a new source of natural and sustainable vanillin

Vanillin is the aromatic component par excellence of the hundreds of vanilla components. More of 80% of the vanillin production worldwide is obtained from the guaiacol and catechol present in petroleum derivatives. This fact makes the vanillin a less sustainable product. In an increasingly environmentally-conscious market place, it is more important than ever to find natural…

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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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Inhibitor of paraffins for lubricants

The Cloud Point is the temperature under which the lubricant base starts to crystallise and paraffins crystals precipitate. When it occurs, there is an extremely high risk of pipeline clogging thus preventing the lubricant from operating correctly. Therefore an inhibitor of paraffins is added to the lubricants. Quimidroga provides the VISCOPLEX® COPI (Crude Oil Paraffin…

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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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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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