Cosmetics & Personal Care

BASF Personal Care Europe increases prices of RSPO-certified oleoderivatives

As contractual obligations allow, BASF Personal Care Europe is forced to significantly increase the Mass Balance premium for all palm (kernel) oleoderivatives in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) as BASF is confronted with a significant cost increase for RSPO-certified palm and palm kernel oil as well as their respective derivatives. About the Care Chemicals division at BASF The BASF division Care Chemicals offers a broad range of ingredients for personal care, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are a leading global 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 and UV filters. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets.