Connect Chemicals Group is proud to announce that the Citropol® product range has been awarded third place for outstanding innovation in the field of sustainable and high-performance silicone alternatives by SEPAWA® CONGRESS.

The Citropol® range of superior-performing silicone and petrochemical alternatives from P2 Science Inc. was developed and introduced to the global market in April 2020. This patented bio renewable, biodegradable, and biocompatible range of ingredients delivers strong differentiating performance in skincare, make-up, and haircare products.

Connect Chemicals Group is the exclusive distributor for P2 Science Inc. Citropol® range in Germany and Italy.

With the Citropol® series, P2 Science Inc. & Connect Chemicals offer a real alternative to synthetic silicones. The ingredients are not only innovative and sustainable, but they also show excellent results in use-answering needs like elegant skin feel and anti-soaping in skincare, pigment dispersion in make-up and scientifically proven high-performances in haircare. Born from upcycled raw materials and processed with green chemistry, these ingredients are collecting awards one after the other.

"3 out of 5 innovation prizes in 2022 for Citropol® have been won thanks to our support. We appreciate being the partner of P2 Science Inc. on this excellent range and to see that our work to market these innovative products that require explanations is bringing true awareness of the Citropol® range" explains Başar Karaca, Managing Partner of the Connect Chemicals Group.

About P2 Science Inc. & Connect Chemicals Group

Connect Chemicals is a global producer, custom manufacturer, and distributor of specialty chemicals.

With headquarters in Ratingen, Germany, offices on 4 continents, as well as international partners, Connect Chemicals offers a global network serving both local and multinational organizations. For the past several years, activities in the cosmetics sector have been expanded:  With a focus on green and sustainable chemistry, the product portfolio is constantly expanding to include special ingredients and difficult-to-source products. For the cosmetics sector, Connect Chemicals offers a wide range of COSMOS and ECOCERT certified products.

P2 Science is a green chemistry company, co-founded by Professor Paul Anastas, head of the Yale Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering and Dr. Patrick Foley. P2 has developed and patented technologies for converting renewable feedstocks into high-value specialty products. The company started up its first manufacturing plant in September of 2018 which produces renewable aroma chemicals and cosmetic ingredients.

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