Univar Solutions has signed a distribution agreement with Croda to supply the latter’s sun care filters in Brazil.
The products are from the lines Solaveil, Infraveil and Optisol, and are based on the mineral titanium dioxide, providing transparency in preparations used in cosmetics.
Univar said the addition of Croda's ingredients for sun care filters, used in facial and body lotions formulated with ultraviolet (UV) physical filters,expands its offering of beauty and personal care products in the sun care space.
"With this new supplier authorization, Univar Solutions can support Brazilian customers seeking the specialty ingredients needed to produce protective sun care products, a growing product category," said Tony Jaillot, global vice president for beauty and personal care for Univar Solutions.
Jorge Buckup, president of Latin America for Univar Solutions, added: "We are pleased that Croda continues to place their trust in Univar Solutions by partnering with our ingredients and specialties business in Brazil.
“As a strategic partner, we are excited about this opportunity to expand our portfolio and enhance our value for customers seeking to develop innovative sun care products for local consumers.”
Paulo Sevilha, Latin America sales and marketing director for Croda said: "We are thrilled to announce this new partnership with Univar Solutions within the beauty and personal care market.
“Our specialty ingredients complement their diverse personal care portfolio. Univar Solutions' extensive distribution network, product knowledge, and local technical support will provide an opportunity to create more innovative solutions for sun care products based on the growing demand for mineral sunscreens – the natural ingredients."