Symrise Expands its Executive Board

Symrise AG is expanding its Executive Board and has hired the experienced manager Dr. Stephanie Cossmann to take over the newly created executive responsibilities for the Human Resources and Legal group.

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SOFW eVENTS | Personal Care: Rapunzel don´t let your HAIR down!


Interview Partner: Emmanuel Martin, Head of Application & Technical Support Hair Care – R&D Personal Care & Aroma

Company: DSM

Title: PENTAVITIN®, a natural & biodegradable ingredient for scalp applications

Abstract: Many people around the world are suffering from scalp problems, usually characterized by itching, oily or dry scalp and flaking. According to Turner(1) a direct link between these symptoms and a compromised scalp barrier was reported. PENTAVITIN® (Saccharide Isomerate) is a recognized DSM ingredient in cosmetic skin-formulations(2), acting as moisturizer and skin barrier improver. But can we transpose these benefits to the scalp? In a recent clinical study, we observed that PENTAVITIN® in shampoo formulation was improving the barrier properties of the scalp after 1 month application, combined with a significant reduction in sebum and flaking.


With Genapol® Complete, Clariant makes another step towards an even more environmentally-compatible surfactant supply. What makes Genapol® Complete so unique? Genapol® Complete is a rinse surfactant for...

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