Recent in Fragrance (page 4 of 4)

Progress in Essential Oils: Sweet Fennel Oil and Extract

In this column, Brian M. Lawrence reviews the composition of sweet fennel oil and extract as found by various researchers. For example, a commercial sample of sweet fennel oil was screened for its anti-platelet activity by Tognolini et al. (2006) and Guerini et al. (2006) using GC-FID and GC/MS. Results are reported herein.

Firmenich Launches Large-Scale Amber Ingredient

Firmenich has announced its ingredient, Ambrox, an amber-based ingredient will be available in large scale production.

RIFM Supports IIVS On Non-animal Testing Methods

The Institute for In Vitro Sciences Inc. (IIVS) has received a grant from the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM) to develop non-animal test methods for the evaluation of fragrance materials.

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