Friday, April 8, 2011

Eastman Cleans Up Chemicals in Makeup


Eastman Chemical Company announced this week the first cosmetic and skin care ingredient made with a process that cuts out harsh acids and uses less energy and water.

Called GEM technology, the process also fits into Eastman's plan to have more-sustainable chemicals and materials account for two-thirds of revenue from new products.

GEM, which won a U.S. EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge award in 2009, uses enzymes instead of acids and solvents to make a key group of cosmetic and personal care ingredients called esters.

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  1. Industrial chemical supplier could help in making the eco-friendly chemicals and products which could help in saving the nature.