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While it may not make you think like a sage, this patent from Firmenich can make you smell like one—the plant, that is. Here, a novel composition to confer sage, floral and spicy notes is disclosed.
The EPA has introduced a "Safer Choice" label that highlights products with ingredients it considers to be "safer" based on human health and environmental criteria.
Head to head and angstrom to angstrom, Symrise pitted fragrance materials against each other to see who'd play nicely, and encapsulation processes to see who'd take a beating. The winners helped to develop a method, described in this patent application (in German), to identify both traits.
Dear fragrance, What's the big rush? You're quick to drift into the ether, leaving barely a trace of you behind. We'd love for you to stick around, as this patent from Firmenich suggests you could. Consider this traditional cosmetic emollient.
Have you ever smelled something so potent you felt like you could eat it? In honor of April as national pecan month in the U.S., Givaudan shares the impact of gourmand scents in the fragrance industry.
Falling apart literally is what this invention from Tel Aviv University is intended to do. Here, the inventors describe a micelle system that is activated by enzymes to deliver flavor, cosmetic, textile and other ingredients.
As FedEx and UPS demonstrate, not only are delivery routes crucial to getting the job done, so are the drivers themselves. And a new invention from the paint industry steers this metaphor into the fragrance field using nanoparticles.
Just when you thought your flavor or fragrance hit all the right sensory triggers, International Flavor & Fragrances (IFF) came along with this patent application—for new cyclopropane chemistries that boost these experiences. But change can be good.
3/25/2016 | Felix Buccellato
Balance and component blends are what create the wisteria odor profile
3/25/2016 | Brian M. Lawrence
Part two of this two-part column compares the chemical compositions of turmeric oil and Curcuma longa.
Henkel knows our dirty secret: we forget to move loads of laundry to the dryer. So they sit, forgotten, in a damp funk. That's why the company has (thankfully) patented photolabile pro-fragrances to extend the freshness of laundry fragrance.
Patti Kapla, fragrance expert and vice president of business development, FragranceNet.com, shared her insights on upcoming fragrance trends for spring 2016.