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PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 19, 2020 — INOLEX announced today that it is listing the company’s 6.2-acre property located at 2101 South Swanson Street in Philadelphia, PA for sale on the commercial real estate market.



PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 14, 2020 —INOLEX took home the Innovation Award for its AminoSensyl™ Amino Lipid Platform of 100% natural, quat-free conditioning ingredients during the Home and Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI) Exhibition and Conference in Mumbai, India, February 6–7, 2020.


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HPCi Innovation Award - Puja Agarwal - AminoSensyl™


PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 4, 2020 — INOLEX was honored to receive the “Sustainability Award” from Henkel Beauty Care during the Henkel Awards Reception at the 2020 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention in Orlando, Florida. The award was given for LexFeel™ D5, a sustainable, high-performance silicone alternative ingredient.

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INOLEX Transitions to 100% RSPO Certified Materials

January 28, 2020 — INOLEX has exceeded industry standard by fully transitioning all palm-derived products within its portfolio exclusively to Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Mass Balance certified material...


INOLEX Exceeds Industry Standard with Balance and Act Sustainable Palm Program

January 20, 2020 — INOLEX offering exclusively RSPO Mass Balance certified material for its complete palm-derived ingredient portfolio...

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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, Corbion, INOLEX, and ACT Solutions Collaborate to Create a Range of Personal Care Product Formulations with Bio-based Content

May 6, 2019 (New York) — Achieving high performance and high bio-based content formulations is now a reality. These newly formulated personal care products developed through our technical collaboration are proof the formulator no longer needs to trade off between performance and sustainability when selecting ingredients.

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INOLEX Introduces Breakthrough Technology with 100% Natural Amino-Acid Based Cationic Ingredients

April 1st, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX Introduces Breakthrough Technology with 100% Natural Amino-Acid Based Cationic Ingredients: AminoSensyl™ HC and AminoSensyl™ SC




INOLEX Establishes Largest Ingredient Portfolio of USDA Certified Biobased Products Available in Personal Care

February 28, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX has obtained USDA Biobased certification for 55 of its products in the USDA BioPreferred® Program, making it the largest portfolio of Personal Care ingredients to be offered under the USDA Certified Biobased Product label.


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INOLEX Releases 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report

January 30, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX is pleased to share its global sustainability progress with the release of its first comprehensive 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report. Echoing the beauty care industry’s rising standard of transparency, the report illustrates how INOLEX, an independent global manufacturer of innovative specialty ingredients, prioritizes a culture of sustainability among its team to ensure sustainable practices are integral to its operations.

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INOLEX Announces New Flagship US Production Facility

November 27, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX, a global leader in sustainable and innovative beauty care ingredient solutions announced today a major expansion of its US manufacturing capabilities. The expansion, which is set for completion by the second half of 2019, will replace the company’s current US production and warehouse operations with a new flagship plant in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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LexFeel® Vibrant Wins Bronze ITEHPEC Innovation Award 2018

October 4, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA USA) —LexFeel® Vibrant, a patented color-enhancing sensory agent, received the Bronze ITEHPEC Innovation Award 2018 at in-cosmetics Latin America, São Paulo, Brazil. The award, created by ITEHPEC, the Institute of Technology and Studies for Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances, an arm of the Brazilian Association of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Industry (ABIHPEC), serves to encourage and recognize innovation in the CT&F Industry.

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INOLEX Welcomes Lisa Gandolfi as Director of Marketing

July 18, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX is pleased to announce that Lisa Gandolfi, Ph.D. has joined the company as Director of Marketing. Gandolfi will lead INOLEX’s marketing function and will be responsible for furthering the brand and positioning the company’s innovation product portfolio of safe, natural and sustainable ingredients for continued growth worldwide.

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LexFeel® WOW and LexFeel® WOW DT offer 100% Plant-Based Silicone Alternatives with Exceptional Sensory Experience

March 12, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX has unveiled its next generation of alternatives for cyclomethicone fluids today in response to growing market demand for silicone-free ingredient options. LexFeel® WOW and LexFeel® WOW DT are 100% plant-based, sensory enhancing silicone alternatives with a uniquely luxurious and light after-feel.


INOLEX Announces Michael J. Fevola to Lead Global Research & Development

March 5, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX announced today that Michael J. Fevola, Ph.D. will join their senior ranks as Vice President leading the company’s global research and development functions. 


INOLEX Introduces Natural Plant-Based Film Former Technology LexFilm® Sun Natural

January 24, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — LexFilm® Sun Natural (Capryloyl glycerin/sebacic acid copolymer) is the latest ingredient advancement in INOLEX’s portfolio of all natural sun care products. 

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INOLEX Offers RSPO Certified Mass Balance Palm Across Full Product Line

January 9, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX is pleased to announce it will now offer RSPO certified Mass Balance across its full palm-derived product line. An active member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2012, INOLEX obtained certification in 2017 by RSPO to supply Mass Balance palm to customers. 

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ieS LABO, INOLEX Provence Announces New Director Olivier Khuu

November 2, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — ieS LABO, INOLEX Provence is pleased to announce that Olivier Khuu will be joining as their new Director.

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INOLEX Introduces Vibrancy to Color Cosmetics with LexFeel® Vibrant

October 31, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA USA) — INOLEX is taking color cosmetics to a new level with the launch of LexFeel® Vibrant, a patented sensory and texture modifying agent that improves pay-off through a range of aesthetic and functional benefits. 

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INOLEX’S New São Paulo Demo Center Offers Collaboration Opportunity For Cosmetic Brands

September 7, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA USA) – Cosmetic and beauty care brands with a presence in South America have a new venue for ingredients collaboration. INOLEX do Brasil in São Paulo recently opened a Demo Center geared towards the promotion of safe, natural and innovative solutions in key areas that are shaping the next wave of consumer beauty products, including alternative preservation, silicone replacements and palm-free ingredients. 

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Jan. 13, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA USA)
INOLEX announces the sale of Lexolube

Sept. 30, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA USA)
Cristina Saiani to lead new INOLEX headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sept. 28, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA USA)
INOLEX's Daniel Sujo Awarded Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year

Sept. 7, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA USA)
INOLEX Appoints New Global Head of Sales
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About Us

INOLEX is an independent, global personal care ingredients manufacturing company focused on the Beauty and Personal Care market.
With a deep understanding of lifestyle trends and expertise in synthesis and formulation, INOLEX provides innovative materials used by the world's leading cosmetic and consumer product companies. 


These include new non-toxic technologies for preserving cosmetics, high performance polymers for Sun are applications and renewable green-chemistry ingredients that replace petrochemicals.

INOLEX is solution focused and is committed to providing  innovative and safe ingredients for hair care, skin care and all cosmetic applications. Using sustainable technologies, INOLEX is dedicated to the preservation of biodiversity and sustainability in all that we do.

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INOLEX Corporate Headquarters
2101 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148 USA

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