The Brazilian subsidiary of the global specialty chemical and ingredient distributor has signed a distribution agreement with Croda do Brasil, for the distribution in Brazil of sun care filters from the Solaveil™, Infraveil™, and Optisol™ lines. The products are based on the mineral titanium dioxide.

The addition of Croda’s ingredients for sun care filters, used in facial and body lotions formulated with ultraviolet (UV) physical filters, further expands Univar Solutions’ comprehensive offering of beauty and personal care products in the sun care space.

"With this new supplier authorization, Univar Solutions can support Brazilian customers seeking the specialty ingredients needed to produce protective sun care products, a growing product category," said Tony Jaillot, global vice president for beauty and personal care for Univar Solutions.

The sun care protection products market keeps growing steadily in Brazil.

"We are thrilled to announce this new partnership with Univar Solutions within the beauty and personal care market. Our specialty ingredients complement their diverse personal care portfolio. Univar Solutions’ extensive distribution network, product knowledge, and local technical support will provide an opportunity to create more innovative solutions for sun care products based on the growing demand for mineral sunscreens – the natural ingredients," said Paulo Sevilha, Latin America sales and marketing director for Croda.