Aug. 7, 2018
Press Release

BASF receives NPA’s Novel Ingredient and Science Award for its portfolio of natural cosmetic ingredients

FLORHAM PARK, NJ, August 7, 2018 – The Natural Products Association (NPA) recognized BASF for having the largest selection of ingredients for cosmetic manufacturers who want to certify their products according to the NPA Natural Standard. The 25th Annual NPA Awards honors outstanding individuals and companies that have made valuable contributions to the success of the natural products industry.


Jul. 30, 2018
Press Release

BASF welcomes EU approval of nano-sized UV filter in cosmetics


Jul. 24, 2018

BASF pursues a capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp

BASF pursues a significant capacity expansion of the integrated ethylene oxide complex at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The project includes capacity expansions for ethylene oxide and for several downstream derivatives, such as surfactants.


Jul. 5, 2018
Press Release

BASF and Mazza Innovation become partners on unique, environmental-friendly extraction technology for plant extracts

Lyon, France/Delta, British Columbia, Canada — July 5, 2018 — BASF and Mazza Innovation today announced the signing of an exclusive, long-term supply agreement: The Canadian botanical extractions company will provide BASF with specific plant extracts to develop new solutions for cosmetic applications. Mazza produces the plant extracts using its patented PhytoClean™ technology. This unique, water-based extraction method concentrates bio-actives in a very eco-friendly way.


Jun. 21, 2018
Press Release

BASF increases prices for non-ionic surfactants

Ludwigshafen, Germany – June 21, 2018 – Effective July 1, 2018, or as contractual obligations allow, BASF will increase prices for non-ionic surfactants such as Lutensol®, Plurafac®, Pluronic®, Pluriol®, Glucopon®, Dehypon®, Emulan®, Degressal® and Dehydol® in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by up to 160 euros per metric ton.



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