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Mango Materials Champions Opportunity For 'Naturally Occurring Biopolymer' Use

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The US Microbead-Free Waters Act bans use of plastic microbeads in rinse-off exfoliating or cleansing cosmetics, but Mango Materials’ “naturally occurring biopolymer” isn’t plastic by most standards. Regardless, it can be used in other cosmetic product categories and as an alternative to conventional plastic packaging, so long as future regulation in the US and abroad doesn’t needlessly prohibit the material’s use, the company says.

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