BASF Care Chemicals division offers a broad range of ingredients for hygiene, personal care, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are the global leading supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergents and cleaners industry and support our customers with innovative and sustainable products, solutions and concepts. The division’s high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments, and UV filters. Superabsorbent polymers developed for the full spectrum of hygiene applications complete the range. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets. We are where our customers need us around the world.

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Sun Chemical Performance Pigments offers a broad portfolio of pigments tailor made for the individual needs and requirements of the cosmetics market. From bold colors to dazzling effects, Sun Chemical manufactures pigments,  including classical, high performance, inorganic, metallic, organic, pearlescent, preparations, and synthetic mica pearls,  for cosmetics that meet the highest purity standards and specifications of all global regulations in the market, as required by cosmetic formulators.

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