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Galactic Receives Ecocert Certification for its Naturally-sourced Solutions for Paints & more

Published on 2013-09-24. Author : SpecialChem

The Belgian company Galactic specializes in lactic acid and its derivatives, has announced that several of its natural solutions for the cosmetics, detergents and paints just received Ecocert certification. This label recognizes that Galactic solutions are based on raw materials from renewable and natural resources and have been produced by processes that respect the environment.

Banished the ingredients

Ecocert also checks the absence of GMOs, parabens, phenoxyethanol, nanoparticles, silicon, PEG, perfumes and synthetic dyes, ingredients of animal origin.

"At Galactic, we constantly strive to provide our customers with natural ingredients to their formulations, and we are delighted to be judged according to Ecocert for many of our products," says Denise O'Connor, Regulatory Affairs Specialist.

In the absence of European standards for bio-based products, private label Ecocert continues to gain ground. It is one of the few alternatives for manufacturers of biobased products with the American ASTM standard (carbon 14) and the indicator proposed by the biobased content ACDV Association (plant chemistry).

About Galactic

Since 1994, Galactic is a leading producer of lactic acid and lactates serving the Food, Feed, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical and Industrial markets. With headquarters in Belgium and production facilities in Europe, Asia and America, Galactic provides its customers with key localized support. Galactic, driven by nature, offers innovative solutions in a wide range of applications, with a focus on natural food ingredients, green chemicals and PLA through Futerro, a joint venture with Total Petrochemicals.

Source: Galactic

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