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Croda's Two Transparent Grades of Mineral UV Filters Receive Ecocert Certification

Published on 2014-08-19. Author : SpecialChem

Croda has announced the Ecocert approval of two of its transparent grades of mineral UV filters, Solaveil CT-300 (Titanium Dioxide) and Solaveil CZ-300 (Zinc Oxide).

Helene Hine, Marketing Manager said "This is great news for companies seeking natural certification for their UV protection products. Formulators now have a much wider choice and no longer need to compromise aesthetics when selecting mild and effective ingredients. Ideal for daily wear skin care, these actives meet consumers' expectations by leaving no white residue on skin and when used in combination provide broad-spectrum protection for sun care formulations."

This certification comes after Ecocert confirmed that they would approve Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide irrespective of particle size as long as they meet the criteria outlined in the recent SCCS opinions.

"This is another positive development for nano grades of Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide. Croda firmly believe in the value of ultrafine mineral UV filters and are actively engaged in activities to resolve the nano debate as it relates to these products. We are pleased with this recent development and the opportunities it opens up for our customers, and ultimately the end consumer." said Helene Hine.

These two new approvals are in addition to the already approved Solaveil XT-300 and Solaveil XT-40W, Titanium Dioxide ingredients which meet EU requirements for broad-spectrum protection from a single active.

About Croda

Croda is one of the world leading suppliers of specialty chemicals for the Personal Care, Home Care, Functional Specialties, Health Care and Manufacturing Industries. It is part of a global network and offers one of the widest ranges of chemical specialties, surfactants and high purity lipids available to the industries in which it operates. Croda also carries a full line of natural, botanical ingredients from its Crodarom division and a full range of skin care actives from the Sederma division.

About Croda Personal Care

Croda is one of the world's leading global suppliers of specialty raw materials for the Personal Care industry, working with their customers to meet various consumer needs. Supported by proven efficacy testing, Croda's wide and diverse product range combines functionality with innovation to deliver sophisticated ingredients and actives that meet the needs of specific consumer demands.

Source: Croda

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