Personal Care

Quadra works closely with our supply partners to identify market trends and provide quality products & services including technical and formulation support.

personal care

Feature Product - Activated CarbonQuadra offers a broad range of high quality ingredients to the various sectors of the Personal Care
industry across Canada. Our strong relationships with supply partners enable us to provide competitive
products and services including technical and formulation support. Our in-house Regulatory Team can
provide advice and assistance, and our technical Sales and Marketing Team has the knowledge and
experience to help our customers resolve complex issues which often arise in personal care applications.
As active members of SCC (Society of Cosmetic Chemists) and CCTFA (Canadian Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances Association) we proactively keep up to date on current and emerging trends, as well as technical and regulatory issues which impact the industry.

In this highly specialized sector Quadra has obtained a Drug Establishment License (DEL) for the import
and sale of actives. Our facilities exceed industry standards, are ISO and GDP certified, and comply to
GMP regulations with dedicated state-of-the-art ingredients storage. Combined with our national
infrastructure and logistics expertise, Quadra is proven to deliver value to our customer and supplier
partners.

 

Cosmetics and Personal Care Product Listing

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Product Portfolio

Our personal care product portfolio includes:

ACIDULANTS

  • Citric Acid
  • Glycolic Acid
  • Lactic Acid
  • Malic Acid

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

  • Anti-Acne
  • Anti-Bacterial
  • Anti-Dandruff
  • Anti-Fungal
  • Anti-Microbial
  • Antiseptics
  • Brighteners
  • Cell Regeneration
  • Collagen Synthesis
  • Collagen/Elastin Synthesis
  • Depilatory
  • Elasticity
  • Environmental Stress
  • Firmness
  • Hair Curling
  • Hair Thickening
  • Impure Skin
  • Lifting
  • Moisturizing
  • NMF
  • Plumping
  • Prebiotics
  • Scalp Care
  • Sebum Regulators
  • Skin Tone
  • Soothing
  • Tan Accelerator
  • Wound Healing
  • Wrinkle Smoothening

ANTI-CAKING AGENTS

  • Calcium Stearate
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Stearate
  • Zinc Stearate

ANTIOXIDANTS

  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Blueberry Oil
  • Magnolol
  • Raspberry Oil
  • Sodium Ascorbate
  • Tocopherols
  • Vitamin E Acetate

BINDERS

  • Corn Starch
  • Esters
  • Potato Starch
  • Pullulan
  • Wheat Starch

CHELANTS

  • EDTA Salts
  • Glucono-delta-Lactone
  • Na/K Gluconate
  • Sodium Phytate

CONDITIONING AGENTS

  • Inulin
  • Polyquats
  • Silicone Polymers

EMOLLIENTS

  • Butters
  • Essential Oils
  • Esters
  • Lanolin/Lanolin Derivatives
  • Mineral Oil
  • Oils (Marine, Organic, Powders, Vegetable)
  • Petrolatum
  • Silicone Fluids
  • Vegetable Oils (Organic, Powders)

EMULSIFIERS

  • Esters
  • O/W
  • W/O
  • PEG Free
  • Cold Process
  • Silicone/Oil

ESTERS

  • Emollients
  • Emulsifiers
  • Self-Emulsifiers
  • Film Formers
  • Preservative/SPF Boosters (Natural)

EXFOLIANTS

  • Chemical
  • Powders
  • Pumice
  • Scrubs
  • Shells
  • Wax Beads (Natural & Ecocert)

FILM FORMERS

  • Esters
  • Silicones
  • Sodium Hyaluronate Elastomer
  • Pullulan

HUMECTANTS

  • Glycerin
  • Lactic Acid
  • Panthenol
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Silicone Polymers
  • Sodium Hyaluronate
  • Sorbitol

PH ADJUSTERS

  • Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Sodium Gluconate
  • Sodium Hydroxide

PRESERVATIVES

  • Benzethonium Chloride
  • Esters
  • Ethylhexylglycerin
  • Glycols
  • Parabens
  • Phenoxyethanol/EHG Blends
  • Polylysine
  • Potassium Sorbate
  • Sodium Benzoate

RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS

  • Acrylates Copolymers
  • Carbomers
  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Alcohols
  • Waxes (Natural, Synthetic)

SUN CARE

  • UV Boosting
  • UV Filters (Organic, Inorganic)

SURFACTANTS

  • Amino Acid
  • Amphoteric
  • Anionic
  • Blends
  • Cationic
  • Foam Boosters
  • Nonionic
  • Thickeners

WAXES

  • Beeswax
  • Candelilla
  • Candeuba
  • Carnauba
  • Microcrystalline
  • Ozokerite
  • Petroleum

 

Subindustries / Market Segments

Fragrances & Colour Cosmetics

With a full range of advanced cosmetic active ingredients, delivery systems, and polymers as well as innovation and technical support from our supplier partners, Quadra can help formulators achieve unique performance profiles in all aesthetic colour cosmetics.

Hair Care

Quadra offers a broad range of commodity and specialty product lines such as ‘green’ and alternative products for the hair care industry. Natural Oils and Extracts, Ecocert ®, COSMOS®, and Sulphate-Free ingredients are some of the products in our portfolio, along with technical support and know-how.

Hygiene

Quadra has strong technical knowledge and regulatory support in this highly specialized sector. Our specialty product lines offer alternative products such as anti-microbial agents, bactericides, natural exfoliators and sensory agents.

Skin & Sun Care

If you require ingredients and technical support to achieve hydration, regeneration, anti-aging, soothing, brightening, moisturization, or any other complex skin care challenge, Quadra can help. We have a full line of actives, emulsifiers, stabilizers, emollients, humectants, preservatives, probiotics, and other functional ingredients.

Upcoming Events

October 23, 2019 - October 24, 2019

In-Cosmetics North America

in-cosmetics North America is a leading regional platform that connects cosmetic and contract manufacturers, Indie brands and private labels with global personal care suppliers to inspire the next wave of new products on the market. The exhibition provides an interactive hub for the industry to come together to explore the latest innovations and learn about emerging trends that are set to … Continued

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