MaizeCare™ Style Polymer wins 2020 PCHi Fountain Award – Green/Sustainable Category

Shanghai, China – Dow’s MaizeCare™ Style Polymer, a versatile, bio-based and bio-degradable polymer was recognized with the 2020 PCHi Fountain award in the green/sustainable category. The Fountain Award is one of the most prestigious awards in the personal care industry in China and evaluated 122 applications for 15 award. Dow won the prize for the fourth consecutive year.

The annual accolade recognizes MaizeCare™ Style Polymer as green and sustainable solution offering outstanding styling benefits across a large variety of hair care applications. The COSMOS by ECOCERT certified solution is derived from non-GMO corn can be a cream, gel or fluid spray giving customers the look they desire ranging from sleek, stiff or subtle definition.

Isabel Almiro do Vale, Global Strategic Marketing Director Dow Hair Care: “This award is another testament how Dow’s scientific expertise combined with deep market knowledge enables us to create solutions that offer superior performance while being safe for people and the planet.”

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Dow Home and Personal Care offers unique, innovative ingredients that customers around the world to create products with exceptional performance and exciting benefits that consumers can trust and believe in. Whether they seek the confidence of a healthy appearance or the comforts of a clean home, consumers can see and feel the difference in our products through their lustrous hair, radiant skin, shiny surfaces, and fabrics that look and smell fresh. We leverage our understanding of customer needs, deep market knowledge and technical expertise—combined with one of the broadest portfolios of technologies—to deliver home and personal care solutions with outstanding performance that are safe for people and the planet. We foster these innovations on global and local levels to meet the needs of diverse consumers through business centers, research and development (R&D), manufacturing plants and customer applications centers around the world. Please visit for more information.

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