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Nesatol by Vevy Europe: A Safe Oil for Skin Care Products
May 23, 2019

Independent Chemical offers Nesatol, a safe and effective skin care oil produced by VEVY EUROPE. VEVY EUROPE is known for its longstanding experience and its tradition of innovation in cosmetics and skin care. Independent Chemical Corporation is proud to be the exclusive US distributor for VEVY EUROPE. We offer a full range of cosmetic and personal care ingredients and we distribute to manufacturers nationwide.

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12 Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide
May 16, 2019

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), the simplest type of peroxide, is a colorless liquid that is about 40% denser than water. It has traditionally been used as an antiseptic and as an oxidizing agent. Hydrogen peroxide breaks down into water and oxygen upon exposure to heat or to certain substances. Consumer packaging is traditionally a brown bottle designed to keep light out and prevent decomposition. Given its disinfecting and oxidizing ability, hydrogen peroxide is a very useful household cleaner and sanitizer. Here are 12 household uses for hydrogen peroxide that you may not have been aware of.

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Independent Chemical to Showcase Vevy Europe Skin Care at NYSCC Supplier’s Day
May 06, 2019

Independent Chemical Corporation will be showcasing Vevy Europe’s Skin Sustainability products at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists Supplier’s Day event at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on May 7-8.

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Sodium Citrate’s Commercial Applications
May 03, 2019

Sodium Citrate is the natural sodium salt of citric acid. It retains citric acid’s sour taste and is used as a sour salt flavor additive and as a food preservative. It is also used to control acidity and acts as a stabilizer in the production of various food products. In cosmetics, sodium citrate serves as a buffering agent to control pH level and as a preservative to prevent contamination and degradation by microorganisms. It even has several medical applications. Independent Chemical is pleased to offer sodium citrate as part of its extensive product line.

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Common Hydroxy Acids for Consumer Skin Care Products
April 29, 2019

Look into the wide array of consumer skin care products on the market today and you will inevitably see hydroxy acids listed as active ingredients in many of them. Used for centuries for skin rejuvenation, hydroxy acids weaken the bonds that hold dead skin cells together and promote exfoliation, revealing the healthy skin cells underneath. They are also used in slightly higher concentrations to help improve skin pigment and texture.

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The Many Applications of Borax Decahydrate
April 23, 2019

Borax Decahydrate, also known as Sodium Tetraborate Decahydrate or simply Borax, is a naturally occurring compound used widely in detergents and cleaning agents. A salt of boric acid, its typical form is a white powder consisting of soft water-soluble crystals. Its anti-fungal properties make it useful in treating certain skin conditions, and it is also used in pest control applications. Borax has several industrial applications as well, including use as a flux to eliminate undesired metal oxides and use in flame retardants.

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