Presentation on theme: "Purity for Beauty LANXESS Distribution – Your Partner for Personal Care Warsaw, November 2014."— Presentation transcript:
1 Purity for Beauty LANXESS Distribution – Your Partner for Personal Care Warsaw, November 2014
2 LANXESS A Leading Specialty Chemicals Company BackgroundSpin-off from Bayer in 2004, listed in the DAX since 2012Core business: plastics, synthetic rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicalsName: combination of "lancer" (French: “to set in motion”) and "success”Global success story52 sites worldwideAround 17,000 employees in 31 countriesGlobal sales of € 8.3 billion in 2013Strategy of targeted innovationVital role in LANXESS’ growthFocus on process and product innovation2
3 LANXESS Distribution Serving Specialty Markets Personal CareFlavors & FragrancesA reliable partner for the global cosmetics industry for more than 15 years.Product portfolio for the Flavors & Fragrances industry.AgricultureBiodieselAnimal Nutrition
4 LANXESS Distribution Insect Repellent Saltidin effective against a broad range of arthropodslow concentration requiredfavorable product profile4
5 LANXESS Distribution Insect Repellent Saltidin: Mosquito Anopheles Gambiae independent field study (Constantin et al.)Saltidin shows best protection in 4 different concentrations tested(0.1 g/cm², 0.3 g/cm², 0.6 g/cm² and 0.8 g/cm²)Saltidin shows best performance over time5
6 LANXESS Distribution Insect Repellent Saltidin: Lone Star Tick independent lab study (Caroll at al.)Saltidin shows same performance as DEET at much lower concentrationSaltidin shows better performance than IR3535 at same concentration6
7 LANXESS Distribution Insect Repellent Saltidin: Key Selling Points well-proven active ingredientprotects against many different kinds of arthropods (numerous efficacy studies available)skin-friendly and low penetration potentialeffective at lower concentration than DEETrecommended by WHOin contrast to DEET no compatibility issues with other materials7
9 Sources and Structure of -Glucan biopolymer comprised of D-glucose unitsoat glucan: 1,4 and 1,3 linkagesyeast and mushroom glucan: 1,3 and 1,6 linkagesdifferent linkage leads to different physical and biological properties23
10 PUROLAN® Glucan Innovative Purification and Dispersion Process gentle yet more profound extraction processmaintains structurereduces peptide contentstable aqueous dispersion without chemical modificationnatural origin is maintainedeasy processibility
11 PUROLAN® Glucan Proof of Efficacy Efficacy study for anti-aging effectsperformed by independent test laboratory5 % PUROLAN® Glucan(corresponding to 0.25 % -Glucan)test panel of 40 womentest period of 4 weeks significant improvement ofskin parameters !
12 -Glucans Additional benefit of Yeast Glucan Langerhans cellsform a vital part of dermal immune systemare responsible for identifying pathogens and mutationsdepletion of Langerhans cellsby UV radiation (sun light)with human age Langerhans cells are activated by yeast glucan yeast glucan counteracts negative effect of sun and aging!
13 PUROLAN® Glucan Take Home Message PUROLAN® Glucan – an innovative active for cosmetics100 % natural product based on yeastinnovative extraction and dispersion processensuring high purityallowing for easy processabilityproven efficacy on skinrecommended for anti-aging andsun care products