Biodegradation & Composting Cosmetics & Personal Care

BASF Goes For Biodegradable Cosmetics

BASF introduces two biodegradable alternatives to cosmetic ingredients.
  • Euperlan OP White

A biodegradable wax derived from 90% natural sources while standard opacifiers are usually based on styrene acrylate copolymer. Formulators can use between 1-3% product for a translucent look all the way up to full opactity.

  • Cegesoft Peel

A biodegradable spherical wax beads (also glycol distearate) that provide mild and gentle exfoliation and may replace plastic microbeads.



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