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Calumet Refining, LLC, Receives Highest Level of Food Safety Assurance

2019-11-14T14:06:07+00:00

Calumet Refining, LLC, Receives Highest Level of Food Safety Assurance Highest Level of Food Safety Calumet Specialty Products Partners receives highest level of food safety assurance at two facilities Karns City, PA & Dickinson, TX— Calumet Specialty Products partner has achieved FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification) at their Karns City, PA and Dickinson, [...]

Calumet Refining, LLC, Receives Highest Level of Food Safety Assurance2019-11-14T14:06:07+00:00

The Importance of ISO-9001

2019-11-06T19:04:36+00:00

The Importance of ISO-9001 ISO 9001> is a standard that sets out the requirements for a quality management system. It helps businesses and organizations be more efficient and improve customer satisfaction.  The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and [...]

The Importance of ISO-90012019-11-06T19:04:36+00:00

Calumet Completes Upgrade to Karns City Plant

2019-11-07T15:48:46+00:00

Calumet Completes Upgrade to Karns City Plant Plant expansion improves hydrocarbon gel production and achieves cGMP quality. Karns City, PA—Calumet Karns City Refining held a Grand Opening event today to share the upgrades that have been made to the facility through a multi-million-dollar investment. These upgrades made Karns City a cGMP quality plant and [...]

Calumet Completes Upgrade to Karns City Plant2019-11-07T15:48:46+00:00

The Importance of Vegan Certification

2019-11-06T19:00:51+00:00

The Importance of Vegan Certification Key mineral oils from Specialty Products Partners L.P./Calumet Penreco LLC have been reviewed and approved as AVA Certified Vegan by the American Vegetarian Association (AVA). According to the company, as part of their commitment to producing only the highest quality mineral oil, Calumet Penreco LLC is pleased to take this [...]

The Importance of Vegan Certification2019-11-06T19:00:51+00:00

What Are The Top 5 Myths About White Mineral Oil?

2019-11-06T19:05:20+00:00

What Are The Top 5 Myths About White Mineral Oil? An unassuming chemical comprised of a mere two atoms, carbon and hydrogen, mineral oil finds itself the center of a maelstrom of myths, which target the compound with an eye on discrediting the chemical in the popular consciousness. Like the vast majority of myths [...]

What Are The Top 5 Myths About White Mineral Oil?2019-11-06T19:05:20+00:00

Truly Natural

2019-11-06T19:05:50+00:00

Truly Natural In the past decades, extensive research has been conducted to measure the safety and effectiveness of mineral oil and petrolatum. Most of us take for granted that the products we apply to our skin every day are safe and effective. For the vast majority of cosmetics and topical drugs, that is the [...]

Truly Natural2019-11-06T19:05:50+00:00

The Importance of FDA registration

2019-11-06T19:01:38+00:00

The Importance of FDA registration The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It consists of the Office of the Commissioner and four directorates overseeing the core functions of the agency: Medical Products and Tobacco, Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, [...]

The Importance of FDA registration2019-11-06T19:01:38+00:00

Petrolatum and Regulatory Requirements

2019-11-07T15:57:54+00:00

Petrolatum and Regulatory Requirements Petrolatum has been around since 1872.1 More common names for this material are petroleum jelly or Vaseline® (a registered trademark of Unilever).  It has evolved from a relatively impure waxy substance to the highly refined product that we know today. Petrolatum is used in hundreds of different applications that range from [...]

Petrolatum and Regulatory Requirements2019-11-07T15:57:54+00:00

Sprayable Gels for Sun Care Applications

2019-11-07T15:58:10+00:00

Sprayable Gels for Sun Care Applications Anhydrous bases for spray-on suntan preparations are frequently used due to their innate water resistance and moisturization. These benefits can be enhanced with thickened anhydrous bases; however, these materials have historically exhibited instability and poor spray ability. This article will discuss a novel thickening technology that enables gelled [...]

Sprayable Gels for Sun Care Applications2019-11-07T15:58:10+00:00

The Importance of REACH Compliance

2019-11-07T15:58:24+00:00

The Importance of REACH Compliance REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) of the European Union aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment through the better and earlier identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances. This is done by the four processes of REACH, namely the registration, evaluation, authorization [...]

The Importance of REACH Compliance2019-11-07T15:58:24+00:00