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Submission deadline extended for Green Star Award

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has decided to extend the submission deadline for the Green Star Award, sponsored by Colonial Chemical.

Could your green formulation be the winner of this prestigious award.

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With the number of active cases of Coronavirus rising exponentially and more workplaces re-opening, it is inevitable that a worker may present with symptoms related to COVID-19

Natural ingredients

Across all industries, consumer demand for products using more natural ingredients and a manufacturing process that is environmentally friendly, increases year after year. A pledge that many in the Cosmetic and Personal Care community have made, as public interest in the matter continue to rise. The SCC honours those companies who have done the most to push our industry toward a ‘Greener’ future.

As the Coronavirus has kept many of us away from the labs, the SCC has decided to extend the submission deadline for the Green Star Award, sponsored by Colonial Chemical.

Formulation sample

Awarded to the formulator who has done the most to accomplish green formulations during the past 12-month period, the SCC will present the award at the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase. The winner will receive a scroll, an honorarium and a complimentary SCC membership for one full year.

To be considered for the Award, formulators must submit a sample of their formulation and complete the online application by Wednesday 30 September 2020. All are encouraged to submit.



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