Specialty chemical manufacturer Evonik Industries has signed a cooperation deal with German distributor Brenntag to market its new hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid grades for the pharma and cosmetics markets across 25 European countries. The GMP-certified products, produced in response to more stringent regulatory requirements, will be available from mid-year onwards.

Michael Träxler, Head of the Active Oxygens Business Line in the Resource Efficiency Segment of Evonik Industries said: “With this partnership, we offer our customers access to our specialized product portfolio and can guarantee high reliability and security of supply. All customers from health care and personal care can continue to rely on us in providing the best suitable products for their applications anywhere in Europe.”

Jan Joop Alberts, Marketing Director Specialties at Brenntag Europe, Middle East and Africa, commented: “Brenntag and Evonik are ideal partners because together we can guarantee a continuous and reliable production and supply chain for hydrogen peroxide products throughout Europe.