Symrise‘s Cosmetic Ingredient division inaugurated, on June 29, the new application and formula development laboratory for Latin America. Located in the city of Cotia in São Paulo, the new laboratory has technological resources and qualified teams, to provide “the continuous commitment to offer technical support customized to the needs of each client, with strict quality and excellence standards”, the company announced in a statement.

With over 80 square meters and a bank of global formulations approved in stability studies, based on trends and consumer behavior and even deeper technical support in each segment, the new laboratory offers active ingredients for skin and hair, microbiological protection products or solar protection. For the latter segment, customers can count on the support of in vitro tests, such as UVA evaluation.

Alencar Lima, vice president of Cosmetic Ingredients for Latin America, highlighted: “Regardless of the moment we are going through with the pandemic, Symrise has always believed in the potential of Latin America in the universe of cosmetics, so we continue to invest and to be a partner and supporting company. We offer a new center of technical excellence to support our customers in future challenges ”.