LIFE SCIENCE DIVISION
We secure and supply raw materials of cosmetics and household necessities from abroad to support consumers' daily life of happiness.
Many products that consumers use in their daily lives, such as cosmetics and household necessities, are produced from imported raw materials. We have been making an effort to ensure a stable supply of those raw materials through the years of business relationship established with suppliers all over the world.
Furthermore, we have been contributing to the various companies by providing environmentally friendly raw materials and certified products that can be distributed within specific regions, while the global logistics becomes increasingly borderless.
In addition, we are taking on the challenge of developing markets through new product research while leveraging our global network and knowledge.
Personal Care Business
Raw materials for cosmetics, toiletries (hair care, body care, etc.), and functional supplements
Household Solutions Business
Raw materials for household detergents
(kitchen, clothing, bathroom detergents, etc.), 、
sanitizers and deodorizers, pet supplies, and pet food
Industrial Solutions Business
Raw materials for industrial cleaning agents (solvents, caustic soda, sodium hypochlorite, etc.)
Stable supply of raw materials/products from abroad and market development through import/export
We have established stable distribution channels for imported products, which account for more than 80% of the raw materials and products that we handle, through strong partnerships with suppliers in countries and regions around the world. Especially for fatty acid, we have established business relationships with multiple suppliers and we keep inventories to respond accurately and promptly to our customers' demands.
Furthermore, we engage in researching new products and challenging the possibilities of market development.
Obtaining licenses which are essential for global expansion and supplying certified products
We have various licenses which are essential for global sales expansion, including licenses for the manufacture of cosmetics and quasi-drugs, certifications for cosmetic products, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification, and halal/kosher certifications required of companies primarily involved in the Middle East region. Furthermore, we have an established system that enables us to supply certified products from reliable manufacturers.
Database site for cosmetic technicians to search INCI names, ingredients, and example formulations
You can search for our products here.
Our meticulous support system utilizing well established network
We support our customers by utilizing the expertise; know-how and a reliable network cultivated through long-term transactions with suppliers abroad. We provide solutions and products which can be contributed to various business, and offer specific information on import/export procedures and decarbonization logistics.
Products in Focus
Palm originated raw materials
Fatty acids, glycerin and Fatty alcohol
nonionic, anionic, cationic surfactants
Rice bran oil, corn germ oil, sunflower oil (high oleic), cottonseed oil
Gallic acid glucoside (Improvement of skin problem and wrinkles, enhancement of tight junction, etc.)
Citronellyl glucoside (filaggrin increasing action, antibacterial action, pore care etc.)
Whitening agent (tranexamic acid, arbutin, VC derivative)
Initiatives for sustainability in the Life Science Division
Towards various SDGs goals,
each division is working to start and expand the handling of better raw materials and products.
- Expanding sales of RSPO certified product to protect forests and animals.
- Contributing to marine resources conservation by expanding sales of products such as biodegradable, naturally derived cellulose, and microbeads substitutes.
- Contributing to reducing petroleum-based plastics and paper consumption by expanding sales of new materials based on limestone.
* RSPO certification is an internationally recognized standard for assuring sustainable production of palm oil and palm kernel oil across the supply chain
Fatty acids, aliphatic alcohols, glycerin, and fatty acid esters
Rice bran oil, cottonseed oil, and corn oil
Glycerin, 1.3 BG, PG, DPG, collagen, and hyaluronic acid
Tranexamic acid, arbutin, and ascorbic acid glucoside
UV care products
UV absorber and cerium oxide
Parabens, phenoxyethanol, and alkanediol
Amino acid surfactants and sodium laureth sulfate
Xanthan gum and carbomer
High-performance silica, phosphoric acid, phosphates, and sodium hydroxide
Various chelating agents, citric acid, and triethanolamine