The Lubrizol Corporation announces an exclusive global partnership with Corbion Biotech, Inc, bringing AlgaPur(TM) high stability high oleic algae oil to the personal care and cosmetics markets. Based in the Netherlands, Corbion is a global market leader in algae ingredients. This collaboration combines Lubrizol’s formulation experience and knowledge of the personal care market with Corbion’s innovative bio-based solutions and sustainable practices.
AlgaPur(TM) High Stability High Oleic Algae Oil is a unique algae oil with formulation and performance benefits for a diverse range of personal care applications. Key benefits include:
- Elegant sensory experience: Silky, non-greasy feel providing excellent hydration and ease of spreadability
- Stable for formulating: Superior oxidative stability with over 90% Omega-9 oleic acid, allowing for extended shelf life
- Mild formulations: Free from known allergens, low odor and neutral color
- Sustainable production: Palm-free, and produced with a low carbon, land and water footprint
Bio-based ingredients and sustainable solutions are a developing trend in the personal care industry, experiencing significant global growth. “This new collaboration allows our innovation teams to expand our formulation expertise, bringing innovative bio-based solutions with excellent performance attributes,” states Jean Claude Deneuville, global director agile businesses at Lubrizol.
“Working with Lubrizol provides the opportunity to expand access and adoption of AlgaPur(TM) High Stability High Oleic Algae Oil in the personal care market,” says Marc den Hartog, executive vice president of Innovation Platforms at Corbion. “Corbion’s unique algae oil ingredient is a versatile, new ingredient for formulators to help meet consumers demands for sustainable, traceable and high-performance products.”