Jul. 9, 2019
Press Release

BASF focuses its optical brightener portfolio by divesting the stilbene type technology of BASF India Limited in Ankleshwar, India

  • BASF focuses on its specialty optical brightener Tinopal® CBS manufactured at its recently modernized plant in Monthey, Switzerland
  • BASF India Limited has reached an agreement with Archroma India Private Limited to divest the stilbene-based Optical Brightening Agents technology, including products utilized in the detergent industry
  • BASF to strengthen leadership in the growing market of specialty optical brightener technology Tinopal® CBS

 

Jun. 4, 2019
Press Release

360˚ sun care: more than just great sunscreen

Düsseldorf-Holthausen, Germany – June 4, 2019 – BASF has launched a new microsite all about sun protection. Hosted by BASF’s Care Creations® team, the Global Technical Center Sun Care makes the company’s sun care expertise available to both customers and consumers. It explores UV filters, skin types, the light spectrum and solar radiation in more detail. Plus, BASF experts provide tips and suggestions on how to stay safe in the sun.

 

Jun. 4, 2019
Press Release

BASF’s EcoSun Pass: eco-friendly sun protection

Düsseldorf-Holthausen, Germany – June 4, 2019 – EcoSun Pass by BASF’s Care Creations® is a new methodology especially developed for sun protection products – evaluating the environmental compatibility of UV filter systems in sunscreens. The methodology supports the transparent assessment of UV filters based on internationally recognized criteria and comprises eight different parameters, from biodegradation and aquatic toxicity to endocrine disruption potential. It not only considers environmental factors for individual UV filters, but provides a comprehensive environmental evaluation of filter systems; as such, it marks a further milestone for BASF on the road to a sustainable future.

 

Jun. 4, 2019
Press Release

BASF and siHealth Ltd partner to market personalized technology to the personal care industry

Ludwigshafen, Germany – June 4, 2019 – BASF and siHealth Ltd, a UK emerging company in the health care industry, today announced their strategic alliance, including an equity investment. This alliance allows BASF to exclusively market scientifically-based satellite and optronic technologies to the personal care industry globally. This will extend BASF’s offerings, enabling new solutions to the industry, for example towards personalized products. The latest advanced technology will be introduced by siHealth to the technical community at the International Sun Protection Conference at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London, UK from June 4 to 5, 2019.

 

Jun. 3, 2019
Press Release

CESIO 2019: BASF addresses customers’ needs with sustainable solutions and digital applications

Munich, Germany – June 3, 2019 – At this year’s CESIO World Surfactant Congress taking place in Munich from June 3 to 5, BASF (booth 4) will be focusing on resource-friendly solutions and digital applications. “Sustainability and digitalization are key drivers for our customers and for BASF,” said Soeren Hildebrandt, Senior Vice President, Home Care, I&I and Industrial Formulators Europe at BASF. “Our aim as a reliable partner is to support our customers in responding to these trends. We do that by investing in our production plants and capacities and by continuously exploring new uses for digital applications.”

 

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