Coast Southwest is a leading full-service, chemical distribution and ingredient technology company. From six strategic locations, we serve manufacturers and formulators for personal care and household products throughout the United States with high-quality functional ingredients, on-time deliveries, and exceptional customer service.
Coast Southwest was incorporated in 1985 in Placentia, CA as a regional distributor. Today the company serves customers across the U.S. and has expanded operations to six locations, including an innovation center for research and development in Arlington, TX.
Coast Southwest operates from six convenient locations to better serve our customers.
As a member of NACD and verified Responsible Distributor, Coast Southwest meets the highest standards in environmental safety.
Coast Southwest sponsors the California YBTC! Program, which enhances K-8 science education by introducing the science of chemistry as it relates to our everyday lives. The capstone of the program is the annual California YBTC Challenge.
Coast Southwest hires skilled and motivated individuals who enjoy working with customers and suppliers in an energetic, creative environment.
We offer a extensive line of surfactants covering the full spectrum of surface active chemistry.
We supply the ingredients, experience, and expertise to help our customers formulate the silicone products they want.
We have the most comprehensive and diverse personal care specialties portfolio in the business.
We provide a wide range of preservative systems and solutions, from classic preservation to contemporary and custom solutions, specifically designed and refined to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s personal care market.
We offer a vast array of basic oleochemical products from the foremost producers around the world.
Ultrapure Polymer 2041-NP
ColorMaker Natural Colors
Endicare® ETP Series
Endifoam™ FB Series
The Innovation Company®
Coast Southwest provides sample formulas that chemists can use to develop a variety of applications, from leading- edge products that use the latest in ingredients and technologies to economy products for the mass market.
We work collaboratively with our customers to solve their application challenges.
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Personal Care Specialties
PTFE Color Composites
UV-filters with soft focus effect
UV-filters For Color Care
UV Light Absorbers
Water Soluble Viscosity and Texture Modifiers
White Mineral Oil
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Aloe Vera California
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Lubrizol Advanced Materials
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