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A bill that amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to revise regulations on chemicals has passed the House and is on its way to the Senate later this week and then to the president to be signed into law.
A recent study from The Monell Center found the connection between the olfactory marker protein (OMP) and the detection of different scents after a 30-year-old mystery.
The inventors on this fragrance patent traded the two-step (or more) fragrance synthesis dance for a more economic, one-step solution.
Phew—smell that? Odors are out there, lingering until heat and humidity unleash their dirty-socks-in-the-gym-bag potential. That's where pro-scent solutions like this Henkel compound come in, locked and loaded.
Lights, cameras, vanillin! A new patent application from BASF describes a novel stilbene whose vanilla-like odor intensifies under artificial or natural light.
Breathe easier with bergamot. Get away with grapefruit. Loosen up with lemon and relax with rose. AmorePacific has patented an aromatherapy blend for anti-stress effects in perfume and cosmetic applications.
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Due to its stability, this material finds use in a large number of products in the fragrance industry.
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What happens when there is a fragrance evaluator between a brand and a fragrance house? Are they gatekeepers, critics, interpreters, co-creators, all of these or something else?
Vapor Communications launched Cyrano, a personal consumer electronics device, which plays sequences of scents through a speaker and mood modification platform.
Sweaty and panting, you got a great workout at the gym. You hit the showers, towel off and grab your toiletries. With deodorant and hair gel set, you peel the backing off a patch and apply—wait, perfume? That's the vision behind this patent.
Volkswagen is getting its emissions act in order. On that "note," it's time the fragrance industry does the same. According to this patent, there's a better way for emanation devices to release air freshener, insect repellent, sanitizers and more to our surroundings.
Is this a new aroma superhero? With a description like "high-impact and fresh character," as this Firmenich patent states, it may be; perhaps in "Scent City." At least Firmenich hopes so.