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Progress in Essential Oils: Sweet Fennel Oil and Extract

This month's edition discusses the chemical composition of sweet fennel oil and extract.

Chemical Characterization of Vanilla pompona Scheide, Part III

Vanilla pompona is resistant to climate change and diseases, and therefore is preferred for hybridization with V. planifolia. Its chemical characterization was carried out in a series of studies, described in this third of four parts.

Patent Pick: Fragrance Unlocks Anti-aging Trifecta

Fragrance? As an anti-aging ingredient? According to this patent application from Beiersdorf—yes. Alkylamidothiazoles paired with certain fragrances have been found to lighten pigmented spots and under-eye circles, as well as reduce inflammation.

Coming Soon: Safety Data on Cleaning Product Ingredients

Following a three-year effort of data gathering, safety info on hundreds of cleaning product ingredients will be available by the end of this year.

Seven's Entire Portfolio Gets Halal Approval

The certification of Seven Scent's entire portfolio strengthens its offerings for personal care and fragrance markets in Muslim-majority regions and Western markets seeking halal-certified products.

Patent Pick: Cyclohexanol Déjà Vu

Cyclohexanol again? You may be thinking, "I just saw this last week!" Well, yes–it keeps popping up in patents as an area of innovation for companies developing materials to improve fragrance intensity. Just ask today's patent-holder, Takasago International.

Patent Pick: Putting a Cap on Fragrance Loss

If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound? And if a fragrance is emitted before the user smells it, does it have a scent? This patent puts a cap on such a scenario with a microcapsule carrier system nearly impervious to the loss of volatiles.

Arcade Bundles Beauty and Blotters

This is the first time all of its activity dedicated to fragrance strips, sample packs and perfumed products will be under one roof.

Patent Pick: 'Scen-vironmental' Control

Controlling the scent in an environment is no easy task; consider this patent the next time you're blasted with a fruity bathroom mega-masker, as it aims to address this challenge: to better control environmental fragrance.

Patent Pick: Not Seeing is Believing

Shiseido inventors prove in this patent that "not seeing is believing," with a translucent fragrance composition based on silicone oil, α-olefin oligomer, polyether-modified silicone, perfume, lower alcohol and water.

Patent Pick: Pushing the Limits with Plasmolyzed F&F

To punch up wimpy F&F offerings, inventors at Firmenich have developed plasmolyzed microorganism encapsulates that deliver large loads of difficult-to-trap flavors and fragrances.

Patent Pick: Fragrance Duration—A 'Pressing' Issue

The pressure is always on for perfumers to develop means to extend fragrance duration. In this patent application, Unilever inventors take that pressure in a new direction: i.e., vapor pressure.

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