COVER STORY: Finding sustainability outside of oleochemicals

In the ever-changing world of personal care product manufacturing, every ingredient counts. Formulators’ ingredient choices play a pivotal role in determining the product’s efficacy, quality, and performance.

These choices now have an even more significant role in consumer perception. Despite the allure of oleochemicals' ability to be claimed as 'natural' and biodegradable, many consumers question the sustainability of sources derived from palm or similar ingredients.

Consistent supply

In personal care product manufacturing, a reliable supply of raw materials reigns supreme. Yet, lurking beneath the surface lies a pressing issue in personal care: the regulatory landscape surrounding the feedstocks for oleochemicals.

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