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Suppliers Ready Microbead Alternatives, Touting Value Despite Expense

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Personal-care product manufacturers are under pressure to reformulate items containing plastic microbeads as states take steps to legislate the ingredients away due to environmental concerns, and ingredient suppliers are increasing efforts to promote their alternative offerings. Providers emphasize alternatives’ built-in value, which offsets the premium pricing of many such offerings.

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