Brenntag to distribute innovative ESTERLAC emulsifier and surfactant range for cosmetic industry in Europe

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Brenntag (WKN A1DAHH), the global market leader in chemical distribution, is distributing Corbion´s newly launched range of ESTERLACTM emulsifiers and surfactants to cosmetics customers in key European markets.

The ESTERLACTM portfolio of products are produced from natural Lactic Acid and Fatty Acids and are readily biodegradable. These extremely mild and effective emulsifiers and surfactants bring enhanced stability and offer excellent skin and hair feel in cosmetic product formulations.

Michael Wilkop, Brenntag Director Marketing Cosmetics & Pharma EMEA, comments: “Brenntag holds a strong foothold in the cosmetics industry in EMEA and this extension of our product line provides an excellent opportunity for formulators to create unique cosmetics that consumers will love.”

Lisa Swain, Global Market Director Home & Personal Care at Corbion, adds, “Our versatile ESTERLACTM portfolio enables formulators to create high-performing natural chassis for CPG companies intent on delivering what conscious consumers want.”

To begin, Brenntag will introduce formulation concepts with ESTERLACTM emulsifiers as part of their creative “SenSense” concept at this year’s In-Cosmetics Global in Paris, taking place April 2-4.

About Corbion:

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients. We develop sustainable ingredient solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2018, Corbion generated annual sales of € 897.2 million and had a workforce of 2,040 FTE. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

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