ASCC Benefactors

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


Activ-Ingredient is the exclusive distributor for CLR Berlin in Australia and New Zealand markets. CLR Berlin develops innovative and high quality cosmetic active ingredients for skin and hair care.

Advanced Skin Technology

Beauty and Skincare products


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


Within our Consumer Preservation business, we offer a comprehensive range of preservatives to discerning formulators across the global Home Care and Personal Care markets. These include offers built on well-established, trusted and familiar chemistries as well as non-traditional offers which support finished product compliance with the likes of COSMOS, ECOCERT and Halal-certification.

Couple this with our expert technical advice and leading testing services, our preservatives work to help your Personal and Home Care products stay safe, work like they should, for as long as they should, all whilst continuing to protect you and your home.

Our Laundry Hygiene business develops and provides hygienic solutions facilitating consumer laundry products which kill bacteria, reduce malodour and provide long-lasting freshness both on our clothing and within our washing machines.

 Our Personal Care business serves the global beauty and well-being markets. We are the leading producer of anti-dandruff ingredients complemented by further functional ingredients such as high quality Vitamin B3 for cosmetic applications and specialty plant-based emulsifiers.
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.

Baxter Laboratories Pty Ltd

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

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.


Cosmetic Company

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.


ChemCloud is a digital procurement marketplace that makes it easy to discover, buy, and sell chemicals. Our mission is to accelerate the positive impact of the chemical industry by digitising its ways of working.

Chemiplas Australia Pty Ltd

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

Concept Laboratories Pty Ltd
We take a formula, innovation or even an early-stage concept for a cream, liquid, gel or oil and create, package and have it ready to hit shelves. Based in South East Queensland, Concept Labs is an industry leader in manufacturing cosmetics, sun care and cleaning products. We proudly partner with established brands and start-ups to get their products market-ready, all the while embracing our responsibility to co-create a world where each of us, our communities and our planet can flourish.


Connell is a leading marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific. We bring outstanding insights and service to the Life and Industrial Science markets, while promoting a broad range of leading global manufacturers, our own formulated products, as well as extensive technical, marketing and supply chain expertise. Through 48 offices in 18 countries across Asia-Pacific and the United States, we combine an intimate market knowledge, and creative approach to provide our business partners with innovative solutions and unlimited opportunities for growth.

CR Formulations Pty Ltd

Personal Care Formulators and Manufacturers.


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.

Delta Laboratories

Contract manufacturer of therapeutic, veterinary and cosmetic products


At DKSH, 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.


Engel Hellyer & Partners is one of the most trusted and experienced regulatory affairs & technical consultants. Since 1982, we have been providing quality regulatory advice to large multinationals and SMEs.

Our scope of expertise includes cosmetic & personal care, sunscreens, household & industrial chemicals, disinfectants, complementary medicines, medical devices, food and food supplements.

Our people are highly qualified technical professionals spanning multiple disciplines including chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, biology, medicine and law. We are experts in regulation and understand your products and industry.

We engage with industry associations and government to promote better regulation and continually strive to offer our clients relevant, current and strategic advice. Our Directors will work one-on-one with you to provide clear comprehensive advice. We aim to give you confidence that your business is meeting all its regulatory obligations. This ensures you get the best and most thorough advice right from the outset.

Ensign Laboratories

Ensign Laboratories provides a complete contract manufacturing solution for your business. Cutting edge product development, the latest in manufacturing technologies and world leading quality systems provide the innovation, true cost advantage and brand protection you need.

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.

Go-To Skincare Pty Ltd

Go-To was founded by Australian beauty editor and author Zoë Foster Blake. She created Go-To after years spent using and reviewing bazillions of products, from supermarket to spa brands, and writing a book on the basics of beauty called Amazinger Face.

Go-To is a simple, effective range of skin essentials based on best-in-class botanical ingredients. Our products have none of the usual pests. These are not ‘natural’ products that are secretly full of irritating, annoying ingredients. These products protect, nourish and strengthen even the most sensitive skin, ensuring it is healthy, happy and calm.

Greenleaf Cosmetics Australia Pty Ltd

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

Health Focus Manufacturers

Health Focus Manufacturers is an Australian owned family business who for the past 10 years has specialised in contract manufacturing across a number of categories, including cosmeceuticals, cosmetics, hair care, skin care, pet care and new product development. You are assured of both quality service and manufactured product as we are GMP22716 and ISO9001 certified and also certified to process products by Australian Certified Organic, Organic Food Chain and Cosmos. 

Hismile Pty Ltd

Australian based international beauty brand, specialising in teeth whitening and oral cosmetic products. 


We are Icons|Rauxel, a leading private label manufacturer of premium, clean and creative haircare and skincare products.
Our laboratory drives innovation in formulation, combining Australian botanicals, natural extracts and sustainable ingredients.
We are committed to delivering creative full-service and turnkey products for our customers, manufacturing innovative formulations to the highest quality standards.

Imaginelle Formulations

An innovative beauty and personal care contract manufacturer focused on natural, organic and sustainable 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.


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.


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™.

Marinova Pty Ltd

Marinova is a Tasmanian biotechnology company dedicated to the development and production of high purity seaweed extracts for the betterment of human health. The company specialises in the research, development and manufacture of fucoidan compounds – highly bioactive polysaccharides derived from select species of brown seaweed.

As the global leader in fucoidan science, Marinova is the supplier of choice to innovative global healthcare brands and world-renowned research institutions. Marinova’s reputation is built on the unrivalled quality and efficacy of its bioactive fucoidan extracts and two decades of rigorous scientific investigation.

Marinova is home to the range of unique Maritech® organic fucoidan extracts - high purity fucoidans developed specifically for nutritional, cosmetic and animal health applications. The Maritech® portfolio includes two unique high purity fucoidan extracts specifically for cosmetic use, Maritech® Bright and Maritech® Reverse.

Mecca Brands Distribution Pty Ltd

Personal care products and retail

McPherson's Consumer Products

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

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

Since 1991, New Directions Australia has been a dependable manufacturer and wholesaler, offering a diverse selection of cosmetic products such as essential oils, vegetable oils, butters, waxes, skincare and hair care bases, packaging, and other cosmetic ingredients. Our versatile products can be used in various formulations, making them the ideal choice for businesses looking for innovative and effective natural and certified organic ingredients. We prioritize excellent quality for all our products and offer courses and workshops to equip our customers with the necessary knowledge and skills to make informed decisions when it comes to their business. We serve a range of industries, providing raw materials to businesses of all sizes.

New Laboratories

Contract Manufacturer

Nowchem Pharma

Nowchem is a leading chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturer that has invested in R&D over the last forty years to ensure we continuously provide quality, innovative and sustainable products for all our clients.

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.  

Polymers Pty Ltd

A distribution company specialising in technical solutions for industry including Momentive Performance Materials. Formulators in the personal care industry have long looked to Momentive for silicone ingredients to help them produce new products with benefits consumers can see and feel. And Momentive have put more than 75 years of experience to good use creating a wide range of personal care solutions to do just that.

Quintis Sandalwood
Quintis is the world leader in the sustainable and ethical supply of certified Indian and Australian Sandalwood products.

RATIONALE delivers Luminous Skin for Life with a luxurious suite of formulations and treatment experiences that enlighten and transform.

From our world-leading research laboratory at RATIONALE HQ in Melbourne, we remain compelled to develop superlative formulations which offer unparalleled environmental skin protection and repair, restoring natural beauty and radiance.

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.

Scott Aromatics

Dennis Scott & Company t/a Scott Aromatics
Fragrance & Flavour Manufacturers.
Established 1977.

Southern Cross Botanicals

Cosmetic ingredient supplier of extracts from native Australian botanicals.

Spec-Chem Industry Inc

Spec-Chem is a qualified cosmetic and personal care ingredient manufacturer and supplier with 4 x manufacturing plants and 3 x functional laboratories providing full range of services from ingredient manufacturing to formulation design, safety, stability and efficacy tests.  Spec-Chem is the largest DHA( 1,3 Dihydroxyacetone manufacturer in China and also the largest cosmetic peptides manufacturer in China.

The Blend co.

Contract Manufacturer of Skincare and Beauty products.

The Ingredient Warehouse

The Ingredient Warehouse Pty Ltd is a supplier of Essential Oils, Vegetable Oils, Aroma Chemicals, Natural Isolates and Oleoresins into the Flavour, Fragrance and Cosmetic industries. Because of our countries Geographical position, Australian stocks are very important in maintaining the short lead times required by our customers in a challenging and highly competitive environment. We have a long-established and strong manufacturer relationships throughout the world, supplying consistent quality raw ingredients at competitive prices. The Ingredient Warehouse have a very experienced sourcing team with many years of service in the Flavour & Fragrance industry. We enjoy an excellent reputation around the region as a strong and reliable supply partner.

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.

Vida Labs

Innovator, Formulator and Manufacturer of high-end market leading cosmetic products.

Vida Labs is a subsidiary of Isochem Australia one of the largest chemical distributors in the world.

 With a newly build Manufacturing plant in Rydalmere NSW, Vida Labs aims to be a leading global innovator and manufacturer of cosmetic products as well as to provide a full range of Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Filling and Distribution services for both established and start up brands.

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

Wilmar Ingredients (Australia)

Through the global network of our Wilmar manufacturing plants we offer ingredients to the Australian market.

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