Apr. 26, 2018

All major BASF personal care sites have obtained the EFfCI’s Good Manufacturing Practice certification for cosmetic ingredients

  • Worldwide more than 20 BASF production sites for personal care ingredients fulfill the criteria for the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standard of the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI)
  • The certification confirms that product quality and hygiene standards during manufacturing processes are strictly met
  • BASF plans additional certifications by 2021 and has already aligned significant parts of its supply chain for the personal care business with the EFfCI GMP standard


Apr. 18, 2018
Press Release

BASF drives sustainable palm with major portfolio switch

  • BASF palm-based personal care specialties will be offered as certified sustainable
  • First customers have implemented portfolio changes
  • BASF steps up palm traceability


Apr. 17, 2018
Press Release

BASF’s new personal care ingredients protect and beautify skin and hair

  • New active ingredient solutions from the research of BASF’s epigenetics and extraction platforms
  • Polymer Rheocare® XGN allows formulations for vegan personal care solutions inspired by nature
  • Tinosorb® S Lite Aqua enables the creation of extra light sun care formulations

    Apr. 17, 2018
    Press Release

    BASF introduces new solutions for healthy skin and hair based on the “Personal Care Elements”

    in-cosmetics 2018: BASF introduces new solutions for healthy skin and hair based on the “Personal Care Elements”

    • BASF offers 130 COSMOS approved products and a broad selection of formulations complying with the standard
    • BASF’s Colors and Effects brand introduces “Proud to be you” theme celebrating individual beauty and diversity
    • Formulation Lab®, Innovation Zone, Technical Seminars and a Workshop provide insights into BASF’s new solutions for the personal care market
    • Third BASF Palm Dialog centers around the industry’s progress towards responsible palm kernel oil


    Apr. 5, 2018
    Press Release

    BASF provides guidance according to ISO 16128 standard for personal care portfolio

    • More than 250 BASF products defined as natural or derived natural ingredients according to the ISO standard
    • "Leaves Index" indicates the degree of natural origin



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