The microplastic discussion and BASF alternatives

The microplastic discussion and BASF alternatives

03 April 2019, 11:00 - 11:30

Technical Seminars Theatre 1

The discussion of plastic in the environment has reached global attention. Especially small plastic particles in the ocean are of concern due to potential ingestion from marine residents.

Although only a small fraction of plastic in aquatic systems have been introduced from Personal Care ingredients, a better biodegradabiliy of cosmetic raw materials is of gaining importance. Examples of ingredients with improved biodegradability with comparable function will be shown.


  • Ulrich Issberner


    Director Marketing Personal Care

    BASF Personal Care and Nutrition

    Dr. Ulrich Issberner is heading the operative marketing team of Personal Care within BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH. Prior to this, he was in...

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