53% of the environmental impact of cosmetic formulations depends on the raw materials used: fossil and unsustainable plant sources. In 2019, deforestation in Borneo for palm oil produced 140 Mt. CO₂: 55% of cosmetic products contain a palm oil derivative. In the past two years, the price of vegetable base oils has increased by With continuous oscillations.
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That is why we created Isuschem,
An innovative start-up and academic spin-off from the Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II.

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Established October 19, 2018

It is the brainchild of a group of researchers and some young local entrepreneurs who came up with an innovative strategy

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Turning residual vegetable oils into innovative bio-ingredients for industrial use

We make sustainable raw materials that are part of the third-generation biomass circular economy, unrelated to the food commodity cultivation supply chain.

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Research and innovation are the cornerstones of our business

Our Metor and NICL research laboratories are located at the Department of Chemical Sciences of the University of Naples Federico IIand have had international experience in Green Chemistry since 1999.

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Here our staff members work passionately on new projects and research strands with a single mission: to apply the principles of green chemistry for a circular bio-economy. We collaborate with Pollution, one of the most prestigious laboratories in the Campania region in the field of environmental and process analysis.

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Learn more about our bio-ingredients and areas of use