Best of Pharma Excipients 2021

Pharmaceutical Excipients: Top 5 Picks for 2021

Pharmaceutical excipients play a crucial role in the industry, streamlining the processing of the drug delivery system during its manufacturing, boosting the effectiveness and/or delivery of the drug, and helping to maintain the integrity of the drug during storage. Choosing the correct excipient can reduce manufacturing costs and make all the difference in terms of patient compliance and overall success of the drug. As such, pharmaceutical excipients represent a lucrative market offering a plethora of opportunities.
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Best of PC and HI&I 2021

Ingredients in Personal Care and HI&I Cleaning Markets: Top 5 Picks for 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic took a bite out of the Ingredients in Personal Care and HI&I Cleaning markets, including shutting down manufacturing operations and disrupting supply chains around the world, it also brought about some positive developments. For example, the increasing consumer focus on healthier personal care ingredients and cleaning chemicals is expected to fuel substantial growth going forward.
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contact lense recycling

The Next Recycling Frontier: Where Do Used Contact Lenses Go? 

According to Contact Lens Spectrum, there were an estimated 2.5 billion daily-wear contact lenses, weighing approximately 44,000 pounds, entering United States wastewater in 2019. While this volume is low compared to waste generated from plastic bottles, contact lenses nevertheless have a negative impact on our water systems and oceans. Because lenses are denser than water and soft, they sink and break down into fine particles. In turn, they are consumed by aquatic creatures and ultimately end up in the human food chain. Most consumers are not aware of the impact of disposing of lenses in their sink. 

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Sustainable Personal Care Ingredients Trending in Africa

Sustainable Personal Care Ingredients and a Local Focus Trending in Africa

Strong GDP and Population Growth 

The market for personal care products in Africa is set to grow at a massive pace due to population increases. Already, the continent has the highest population growth in the world at a staggering 2.7% annually; if the trend persists, population is set to double by 2050, and Africa will be home to a quarter of the world’s population.  

In addition, Africa’s overall GDP increase is broadening the market for personal care products as the African middle class grows.  

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specialty biocides market data in key applications

[WEBINAR] Specialty Biocides: Insights into Changing Market Dynamics

Following the last session which aimed to provide a high-level overview of developments affecting the biocides industry, this webinar is now hosted by Kline’s Director and research team expert, Nikola Matic. He focuses on presenting the latest market developments in Europe and the USA and helps you understand key industry data, insights, and developments in major end-use applications driving the global biocides market and how they will change the industry within five years.

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Regulations and COVID-19 Reshape the Biocides Market Outlook

Regulations and COVID-19 Reshape the Biocides Market Outlook

Regulations (mainly REACH, CLP, and BPR) have been changing the face of biocides in Europe over the last two decades and will continue shaping the market in the coming years. Some substances, such as OBPA (oxybishpenoxarsine), have been completely banned for years, while otherssuch as formaldehyde releasers, isothiazolinones, zinc pyrithione, zineb, and propiconazole, are currently facing regulatory pressure and uncertaintyAll substances that are under close watch could see the appearance of a concentration limit, leading to a de facto phaseout, or it could be simply banned for use in all or several given applications.  

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