Speaker Information

 Ellen Pfrommer
Ellen Pfrommer Head of Regulatory & Product Stewardship BASF
Ellen Pfrommer has been with BASF for more than 20 years. Today, she has the responsibility at BASF for Product Stewardship for Personal Care Ingredients. The portfolio of cosmetic ingredients at BASF has significantly increased over the years via various acquisitions, namely Engelhard, Ciba and Cognis.

Ellen graduated from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) with MS in Food Chemistry, which is a special branch of chemistry with focus on analytics and regulations. After graduation she joined BASF and started her career in application work for colorants for use in food, pharma and cosmetics.
Later on she focused on cosmetic ingredients at BASF and stayed in this area, holding various positions throughout the years: Technical Product Management, Development, Technical Service and Global Key Account Management. Before taking over the responsibility of the Product Stewardship unit she was responsible for the Technical Service in Europe.

Conference Day One

5:00 PM The Sunscreen Innovation Act, the Ongoing Challenges of UV Filters & Ensuring Ingredients are Compliant in the EU to Maximise Revenue

  • The impact of the Sunscreen Innovation Act in the US
  • The ongoing challenges of UV filters in the EU Market
  • Underlining the ingredient review process in the EU
  • A closer look at the challenges of trace impurities
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Suppliers supporting cosmetic manufacturers to ensure compliant products in the EU