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2/15/2016 | Thomas Plocek
Fragrance ingredients have life cycles in the hundreds and even thousands of years. The evaluation of these products, processes and alternate raw material sources is a complex and continuous process which, when successful, can lead to competitive advantages that pay dividends for decades.
There's a cinnamon epidemic. It's in our food, candles, clothes, cars and more—not that that's a bad thing. What is bad, according to these inventors, is its allergic potential, which is why they invented a new cinnamon-like fragrance composition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is the first time all of its activity dedicated to fragrance strips, sample packs and perfumed products will be under one roof.
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.
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.
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.
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.