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Calsil qualifies at Henkel as silicone producer

Calsil qualifies at Henkel as silicone producer

Leveraging Caldic’s 40 years of expertise in specialty chemicals fully supporting Responsible Care®, Calsil the new silicone brand just qualified its Cyclopentasiloxane “Calsil CV50” at Henkel AG Beauty and Laundry Home Care divisions.

“We did our homework with impeccable product information file and we used clockwork project management to match Henkel’s aggressive timeline; calsil qualified as a new silicone producer in just over 7 months, a record in the industry” says Floris van Eijndhoven, Business Director Industrial, Health and Personal Care markets.

Calsil contract manufactures polymers on a global scale. This allows Calsil to exactly match the 30 November 2009 Regulation (EC) n°1223/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council on cosmetic products, as well as North America or Asia stringent qualifying standards, exceeding the industry standards for instance lowering the content of D4 to 0.1% or even below.

With this success, Calsil demonstrates the validity of its business model “making silicone simple” as an inspiring and competitive alternative for Henkel to simplify its silicone sourcing.

With €800m turnover and a staff of 1,200, Caldic is a world leader in distribution and manufacturing of base, specialty chemicals and food ingredients with branches all over Europe, Asia and North America providing a wide range of high-quality products and tailored services to serve, inspire and partner with industries’ key players. As member of Responsible Care, Caldic puts the customer at the center of its strategy in complete compliance with Quality, Health, Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility.

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