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Multifunctional film-former for sustainable hair care

Protecting our environment is a common goal of many industries, consumers and regulators. In the last five years, Personal Care manufacturers truly became global leaders in the concerted efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of cosmetic products.

As part of this effort, regulatory agencies in the US and Europe are responding to the consumer pressure to address the issue of microplastics. This trend has prompted cosmetic manufacturers and their suppliers to innovate. Their research focuses on finding ingredients that minimize an impact on the environment, while still satisfying consumers’ tough performance criteria as they demand multifunctional products that are convenient and effective.

To address this demand from the market, Covestro offers a portfolio of sustainable film-formers based on polyurethane chemistry (PUR) for the cosmetic industry, sold under the trade name Baycusan®. The polymer structure was optimized to achieve strong performance and to offer better biodegradable polymers than state-of-theart film formers.

In this article we will describe the multifunctional performance of the film former Baycusan® C 1001 (INCI-name: Polyurethane-34) that satisfies strict performance and s

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in-cosmetics Korea 2022

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
13 - 15 July 2022

PCHi China 2022

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
18 - 20 July 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
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in-cosmetics Latin America 2022

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