Care Chemicals

BASF’s Care Chemicals division offers a broad portfolio of products for hygiene, personal care, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning as well as technical applications.

Through the acquisition of Cognis, Care Chemicals has become the leading supplier to the cosmetics industry and has strengthened its number one position in products for the detergents and cleaners industry. The high quality product portfolio of the division mainly comprises surfactants, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, UV filters and biocides. The offering is completed by superabsorbents, developed for the requirements in all fields of hygiene applications. Care Chemicals operates production and development sites as well as sales offices all over the world.

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Superabsorbents

BASF Superabsorbents Meet High Standards - Even Under Pressure

Personal Care

Hair Care, Sun Care, Decorative Care, Body Care, Facial Care, Oral Care, AP/DEO

Home Care and I&I

Enabling Choices for the Home Care and Industrial & Institutional Cleaning industy

Formulation Technologies

Chemical raw materials for formulations in industrial applications