ASCC Benefactors

he Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists' gratefully acknowledges the support of our benefactors.


Aesop was established in Melbourne in 1987. Our objective has always been to formulate skin, hair and body care products of the finest quality; we investigate widely to source plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients, and use only those with a proven record of safety and efficacy. In each of our unique stores, informed consultants are pleased to introduce our range and to guide your selections. Alongside our commercial activities, we explore and support the arts as an avenue through which to inspire, learn and communicate. We are headquartered in Melbourne, and have offices and stores in many parts of the world, including New York, London, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong

A S Harrison & Co Pty Limited

A S Harrison & Co was founded in 1923 and since then this family business has expanded into distribution, manufacturing and exporting of a wide range of specialised materials. In 2018 we will be proudly celebrating our 95th anniversary.

A S Harrison & Co is now one of the leading distributors of personal care ingredients to the Australian and New Zealand markets representing key principals in a range of major markets: HAIR CARE, SKIN CARE, SUNSCREENS & COLOUR.

AUS Cosmetics Pty Ltd

We are a medium sized cosmetic contract manufacturer, specialising in procurement, manufacture, filling and packing of skincare products. At Aus Cosmetics, we do not make our own brand - we help our customers build theirs through superior service and abilities to bring them the best in manufacturing for their products.

Avenir Ingredients Pty Ltd

Avenir Ingredients was established in 2013 as a specialty supplier of innovative cosmetic ingredients. Our portfolio now includes ingredients across the entire personal care spectrum focusing on natural, sustainable and innovation. We partner with leading companies for quality ingredients which include Active ingredients, multifunctional actives, emollients, emulsifiers, natural oils, rheology modifiers, conditioning agents, pearlescent pigments and much more.

Axieo Specialties

At Axieo, we pride ourselves on supplying world class specialty chemicals, commodity products and ingredients to our customers through exclusive relationships with our Partners around the world. Our team’s extensive product and technical knowledge, and commitment to working closely with customers and Partners to identify emerging needs and develop solutions, has established our reputation as vital link between global partners and local markets.

Baxter Laboratories Pty Ltd

Baxter Laboratories is a TGA licensed innovator, developer and manufacturer of topical pharmaceutical, sun care and skin care products.

Beautiful Solutions Ltd

Unique formulas, designed to your specifications: crafted by us, owned by you, we sell our IP to our clients. Simply choose your base ingredient and we’ll create a safe, tested formula to meet your needs. We reformulate existing products, create new products, provide testing, we collaborating with one of the 3 biggest skin testing lab’s in Europe, based in Milano.

We assist to optimise production processes to get the best quality product  out of it and provide technical advice RE production equipment.

Bio-E Australia Pty Ltd

Bio-E Australia is a Victorian manufacturer specialised in producing functional food products and skin care products. All our products are strictly manufactured in Australia under HACCP regulations, from scientifically formulation and responsibly sourced materials.

Our expertise in the fields of cosmetic chemistry and professional skincare manufacturing allow us to produce a range of premium, professional quality skincare products to satisfy the need of our domestic and international customers, large and small.

Brennan Aromatics Pty Ltd

We manufacture fragrances and sell essential oils and aroma chemicals.

Brenntag Australia Pty Ltd

Brenntag Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Brenntag Group, the global market leader in full-line chemical distribution.  Brenntag Australia has its head office in Victoria with interstate offices in NSW, Qld and WA. Our comprehensive specialty product portfolio includes Anti-Ageing and Skin care Actives, Botanical Extracts, Surfactants, Conditioning Agents, Rheology Modifiers, UV Filters, Silicones, Natural Emollients and Emulsifiers, Vitamins, White Oils and Petrolatums.  We have a team of experienced and motivated professionals working closely with our customers to develop innovative products.

Carbon S3 Consultants

Carbon S3 Consultants was created to help small and medium businesses grow to their full potential. Combining technical skills and commerciality, we partner with owners and managers to identify key strategies and opportunities to implement in their businesses.

Ceechem Ltd

Raw Materials supplier to the personal care and cosmetic industry.

Chemiplas Australia Pty Ltd

Your supplier in partnering for quality ingredients for innovations and solutions. 

Concept Ingredients
Since 1981, we at Concept source and supply ingredients for the personal care and cosmetics industry including a range of naturals, organic and naturally-derived ingredients. We offer the right ingredients, through the complete range of ingredients, incorporating a strong portfolio that are Palm Free, RSPO, GMO-Free, Vegan, Gluten-Free, COSMOS Natural/Organic and Not Tested on Animals.
Our manufacturers, supply chain processes and systems are GMP and ISO9001 compliant. We also offer assistance in formulation efficiency, efficacy improvement and regulatory utilising our formulation and consulting capabilities.
Contact us to request a quote, availability, sample and pertinent technical/compliance data on any ingredients that you require


Croda is a leading supplier of innovative ingredients to the Personal Care industry. Supported by proven efficacy testing, Croda’s wide and diverse product range combines functionality with innovation to deliver sophisticated and sustainable ingredients and actives that meet the needs of specific consumer demands.

Eurofins Dermatest Pty Ltd

A worldwide network of aligned first class laboratories, counting with the latest technology and lead by renowned experts with a broad experience in their field, enable Eurofins to service the full product range of the Cosmetic Industry. From raw materials to finished products, assessment during product development to product validation, testing and control plans, we cover your quality assurance and control needs all throughout your supply chain. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 150,000 analytical methods for evaluating the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin and purity of biological substances and products, as well as for innovative clinical diagnostic. Eurofins objective is to provide its customers with high-quality services, accurate results on time and expert advice by its highly qualified staff.

Greenleaf Cosmetics Australia Pty Ltd

Eco-Conscious, sustainable contract manufacturer of skincare and personal care products.

IMCD Australia Limited

IMCD is a leading international distributor of a comprehensive range of additives, actives, functional and sensorial ingredients, suitable for any field of personal care. IMCD offers value through expertise employing highly technical market specialists to promote specialty chemicals from leading suppliers to customers. While developing new ingredients and cosmetic applications, we also offer a range of additional, services to meet your specific needs, including trouble shooting, formulation guidelines, and production of sample prototypes. ONE COMPANY ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

Ingredients Plus Pty Ltd

Ingredients Plus is a leading distributor of ingredients for the Personal Care, Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Home Care markets in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Institute of Personal Care Science

Provide Internationally Recognised distance education in Cosmetic Formulation, Regulatory Affairs and Brand Management at Certificate and Diploma levels


Ixom is the market leader in water treatment and chemical distribution in Australia and New Zealand, with an expanding presence in Asia, Latin America and North America. We supply a wide range of products across a diverse range of industries including Water Treatment, Pulp & Paper, Mining, Energy, Industrial, Building & Construction, Plastics, Food & Beverage, Personal Care, Health, Hygiene and Agriculture. Ixom, via its Bronson and Jacobs and Keith Harris brands, is a market leader with a proven track record in personal care, health and household applications. We represent global manufacturers of quality products, with a focus on solutions for our customers and their brands. Our extensive industry experience, global reach and the breadth of products within our portfolio ensure that we can meet all aspects of your formulation needs.

Jalco Group

Cosmetics and Toiletries Manufacturer


Our Mission 

We enable our customers to create winning brands and consumer loyalty through our commitment to market intimacy, knowledgeable people, technical expertise, innovation and indispensable, claims-driving technologies.

About Us
We develop, manufacture and market a broad range of specialty ingredients that drive key consumer product claims and help our customers win in the marketplace. Our products impart physical properties, enhance functional performance and deliver distinctive aesthetic benefits in a wide variety of fast moving consumer products from cleansing, hair care, and skin care, to surface and fabric care. And now, with Merquat™ polymers as part of the Lubrizol family, we have a powerful new combination of technologies led by Carbopol® and Merquat™ polymers that provide performance benefits consumers will notice in skin, hair, fabric and surface care. You’ll get the same trusted formulations expertise and global manufacturing footprint you’ve come to expect, all while we build upon our collective strengths to take innovation to the next level. We’re better together, with one common focus: your success. Now more than ever, you can formulate with confidence™.

McPherson's Consumer Products

Consumer goods company with brands in household, beauty, skincare and haircare.

Merck Pty Limited 

Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Founded in 1668, Merck is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company.

The Pigments & Functional Materials (PM-P) business unit develops and markets a comprehensive portfolio of effect pigments, functional fillers and active ingredients.

Natural Beauty Care

Natures Organics

Natures Organics is a wholly Australian company offering personal care and household cleaning FMCG products.

New Directions Australia Pty Ltd

Wholesaler of Essential oils & Natural Skincare Manufacturer

Pax Australia Pty Ltd

Contract Manufacturing 

PharmaScope Pty Ltd

Contract Manufacturing Chemists
GMP, ISO and ACO Accredited
Formulation development, testing and quality assurance
Cosmetic, cosmeceuticals, personal care, veterinary, colour cosmetics

pH Factor

Working with clients to develop bespoke and innovative products in personal care and home care.
Whether it's developing, assisting with formulations, technical services such as safety datasheets, or training, pH Factor can help your business.  

Quadpack Australia
Global supplier and manufacturer of packaging solutions to beauty brands and contract fillers.

Rauxel Pty Ltd

Contract Cosmetic Manufacturer


Functional Ingredients Supplier

RPL Trading Pty Ltd
Supply of specialty and raw materials to the chemical manufacturing industry in Australia and NZ in the following markets: Personal care, Homecare and I&I, Cosmetics, Water treatment, Agricultural, Food, Construction, Paints and Coatings.

Southern Cross Botanicals

Cosmetic ingredient supplier of extracts from native Australian botanicals.


TrendPac is an Australian manufacturer offering a full range of manufacturing, packaging and product development services in a number of non-food areas:
* Personal care products
* Household cleaning products
* Petcare products
*Industrial cleaning products

Ultraceuticals Pty Ltd

What if there was a skincare company that developed products based on scientific evidence whose claims you could trust?
Ultraceuticals was founded in 1998 by Dr. Geoffrey Heber who spent a decade as a cosmetic physician in Sydney treating patients with skin damaged by one of the harshest environments on earth - the Australian sun.
Ultraceuticals is at the forefront of innovation and uses only the latest available ingredients and technologies to release new products and improve existing ones consistently. With a combination of sophisticated delivery systems, proven new ingredients and proven anti-aging stars such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), each product is formulated with maximum safety and effectiveness, so you get results which you can actually see.

Ungerer Australia Pty Ltd

Creator & Manufacturer of Fragrances

Wilmar Bioethanol

Wilmar Bioethanol is a leading producer of ethanol and globally, one of the leading producers of Oleochemicals. We supply personal care, home care, food, beverage, pharmaceuticals and industrial markets in Australia and New Zealand

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