Dow partners with BSB Nanotechnology to expand bio-based ingredients in the personal care market

September 22, 2022 |

In Michigan, Dow announced a new agreement with BSB Nanotechnology, a producer of premium rice husk-based specialty silica. 

Rice husk, a renewable resource produced as a waste product of rice milling, is used for diverse applications in the personal care market. The newly added ingredient – sold under the Dow trademark EcoSmooth Rice Husk Cosmetic Powder – delivers optical benefits and a unique sensorial experience for consumers in skin care, hair care and color cosmetic applications, according to Dow.

“Dow’s partnership with BSB Nanotechnology shines a light on how we continue to deliver on our commitment to transition towards a circular and low-carbon personal care offering while fostering valuable relationships with industry trailblazers,” said Isabel Almiro do Vale, global marketing and strategy director for Dow Personal Care. “This partnership is another significant milestone allowing Dow to expand its portfolio of products that enable eco-conscious claims, prioritizing solutions that deliver high-quality, benefits backed by science.”

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