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LANXESS at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2017: Launches Solbrol® Preservatives for Skin Protection

Published on 2017-05-03. Author : SpecialChem

PITTSBURGH, PA -- Specialty chemicals company LANXESS Corporation has launched several new preservatives alongside its existing range of paraben-free protection products. The new products were introduced to the U.S. market at the NYSCC Suppliers’ Day in New York City -

LANXESS at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2017: Launches Solbrol® Preservatives for Skin Protection
LANXESS at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2017: Launches Solbrol®
Preservatives for Skin Protection

  • Solbrol® FFA
  • Solbrol® ABC
  • Solbrol® ABR 
  • Solbrol® ACC 

Solbrol Range - GMO-free Preservative

Solbrol FFA is a preservative-free fruit acid blend that is highly effective against both bacteria and fungi. This GMO-free product is designed for oral care, hair care and skin care, for both leave-on and rinse-off applications.

Solbrol ABC, ABR and ACC are blends based on ethyl lauroyl arginate HCL. Soluble in water and effective against fungi and staphylococcus, these products have been designed for use in skin care, deodorant and hair color applications.

Creating Paraben-free Formulations

Tony Mazzarella, NAFTA business manager, explained:

“Formulators are increasingly concerned about microbial contamination in cosmetics. Without preservatives, skin creams, makeup and shampoos can become contaminated and spoil from mold, fungi and bacteria. Cosmetic formulators’ options for useful, non-restricted preservatives has continued to shrink over the years. Our new Solbrol products offer the cosmetic market innovative options to protect and stabilize the value of their formulations. These products have been designed specifically to meet the technical market trends while keeping cosmetics safe throughout their useful life.”

The cosmetic preservatives of the Solbrol range include paraben-free and preservative-free (free of formaldehyde, halogen, and isothiazolinones donors) blends designed to protect cosmetic formulations. In addition, LANXESS’ Purolan® portfolio features isoparaffins, actives, UV filters, esters and aroma chemicals.


LANXESS is one of the leading specialty chemicals companies with sales of EUR 7.7 billion in 2016 and about 19,200 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 75 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.

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Source: LANXESS Corporation
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