Cosmetic Applications & our Offer

Altex is devoted to provide Cosmetic industry with access to high pressure CO2 processing for advanced extraction, purification and specific treatments.

Solvent free, effective, innovative safe oils and natural extracts are usually searched as attractive fragrances or active ingredients in Cosmetic industry. CO2 extraction comes up as an excellent value for money processing to reach these targets. Altex, GMP and ECO / BIO certified works under both at subcritical and supercritical CO2 conditions.

CO2 extracted oils add value to cosmetics enhancing their functional action and / or pleasant attributes.

Our offer

TOLL MANUFACTURING

BATCH PRODUCTION

PILOT SAMPLES FOR MARKET TESTING

R&D AND PILOT PLANT CO2 EXTRACTION

ENGINEERING SERVICES

GMP & ORGANIC CERTIFIED

Services

EXTRACTION OF FINE OILS AND VEGETAL FATS (NATURAL BUTTERS)

  • Fine oils from vegetal sources such as rice bran, grape seeds, sesame seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds, pepper, …are some examples of oils included as ingredients commonly used in cosmetics in the 2006/257/CE list and may be obtained by CO2 extraction.
  • Very valuable vegetal butter such as cocoa butter or shea butter are also recognized as cosmetic ingredients in the 2006/257/CE list.

EXTRACTION OF FRAGRANCES AND FUNCTIONAL INGREDIENTS

  • Natural extracts from vegetal sources ((botanicals, spices, seeds, roots, etc.) with high-added value because of their aromatic features or other labelled functionalities for cosmetics that may be obtained by supercritical CO2 extraction: extracts from lavender, rosemary, pepper, ginger, garlic, curcuma, sea buckthorn,… are examples of recognized extracts in cosmetic ingredient lists 2006/257/CE list and also suitable for CO2 extraction.

REMOVAL OF UNPLEASANT OR UNDESIRABLE SUBSTANCES

  • Unpleasant aromas or another undersirable substances such as pesticides, solvent traces, or other contaminants may be selectively removed from your products without affecting its overall quality and properties.

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