Recent in Fragrance (page 30 of 32)

RIFM Adopts BlueScreen HC for Fragrance Materials Screening

BlueScreen HC is a highly specific, sensitive human cell based assay used to screen chemicals for their potential to cause damage to DNA.

Monell-Led Research Identifies Scent of Melanoma

A nano-sensor was able to distinguish differences in volatile organic compounds, many of which are odorous, from normal and several different types of melanoma cells.

Ungerer Expects Oud, Oriental Scents Will Influence 2014

Fragrances focus on “blends of oud and rich spice including saffron and cardamom" as well as "rose and leather" and "unusual twists on violet and lemongrass.”

Men Spending 4% More on Their Fragrances; One Quarter Opt for Gift Sets

Men, and those who purchase fragrance for them, are spending 4% more on fragrances compared to a year ago, specifically on more expensive gift sets; 25% purchased a pre-packaged gift set, market researcher NPD says.

IFRA Releases 47th Amendment to IFRA Code of Practice

The amendment consists of new and revised standards based on the dermal sensitization QRA, a new standard restricting the use of Furfural and more.

Report: Fragrance's Popularity is Growing Fast in India

According to new report from market researcher Canadean, fragrance is among the fastest growing sectors in the Indian health and beauty industry, which is showing no signs of slowing down.

Progress in Essential Oils: Marjoram Oil

In his regularly featured column, consultant Brian Lawrence reviews the findings of a number of researchers on the constituents in various essential oils. This month, he highlights marjoram oil.

Sesquiterpenoids: The Holy Fragrance Ingredients

One important group of fragrance ingredients found in incense of different origins are sesquiterpene-related molecules. The chemical structures and properties of these materials, including frankincense, myrrh, sandalwood, agarwood and Bursera graveolens, are detailed in this article.

2013 FAFAI Seminar: India’s Industry is ready for the “Next Level”

The domestic F&F industry explores the need for R&D, quality control and its place in the global supply chain.

Report: Fragrance Expected to Bloom in Brazil during 2012-2017

By 2017, the fragrance industry will have the largest share among all Brazilian health and beauty industries, research firm Canadean forecasts.

Industry Groups Applaud Aims of Bipartisan Bill to Reform TSCA

Industry groups applaud the aims of U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and David Vitter (R-LA), who are collaborating on introducing a bipartisan bill that will modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Report: Global Perfume Market To Reach About $45.6B by 2018

Market research firm Companies and Markets notes that emerging market growth and increased demand for youth-oriented, floral and exotic fragrances and celebrity perfumes will set the pace for rapid market expansion.

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