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ImerCare P perlite range

ImerCare® P perlite range For exfoliation, absorbency, whitening and polishing

  • Exfoliation in scrubs
  • Whitening and polishing in toothpastes
  • High absorbency in skin care and make-up products

Imerys offers a wide portfolio of 100% natural perlite grades derived from volcanic rock for cosmetics markets. Our ImerCare® P-Scrub grades are excellent, environment friendly alternatives to polymer beads used in face, body scrubs, shower gels and shampoos. ImerCare® P perlite grades are ideal for personal care products which require exfoliation or high-absorbency properties. Our ImerCare® PerlWhite grade is an excellent whitening and polishing agent in toothpastes.

SEM Photograph ImerCare P-Scrub
Rounded perlite beads for gentle exfoliation in face scrubs
SEM Photograph ImerCare P-Scrub
Crushed beads for exfoliation and foam boosting in anti-dandruff shampoos

Perlite grades for Cosmetics

ImerCare® 20P, 25P and 30P

  • For skin care, sun care and make-up applications requiring high absorption properties

ImerCare® 90P-Scrub

  • For gentle exfoliation and foam boosting in anti-dandruff shampoos

ImerCare® 120P-Scrub

  • For a gentle exfoliation effect in hair masks

ImerCare® 190P-Scrub

  • For a gentle exfoliation effect in face scrubs and cleansers

ImerCare® 270P-Scrub

  • For a gentle exfoliation effect in body scrubs and shower gels

ImerCare® 400P-Scrub

  • For a gentle exfoliation effect in body scrubs and shower gels

ImerCare® 800P-Scrub

  • For exfoliating bar soaps, anti-cellulite peeling gels and foot scrubs

ImerCare® PerlWhite 19

  • For a gentle polishing effect in whitening toothpastes


  • A range of colored perlites to provide a refined, aesthetic effect in scrub products. Can be used in conjunction with the ImerCare® P-Scrub range.

ImerScrub™ colored perlites come in 5 different shades


All Imerys cosmetic products are natural, high quality, chemically inert and offer good skin tolerance. They are not treated with chemicals during processing. These attributes enable them to be used in cosmetic products that comply with cosmetic directive regulation (EC) n° 1223/2009.


Ecocert – Cosmos logo

ImerCare® P perlite grades are Cosmos approved. Certificates of origin and additional documentation are available upon request.

Except ImerCare® 120P-Scrub, ImerCare® 800P-Scrub and ImerScrub

We offer a full range of bespoke formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

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