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Jun 01, 2006 | 07:19 AM CDT
By: David Steinberg
Personal care products are regulated in the European Union under the 6th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive 76/768EEC. Changes are made via Technical Adaptations and new Amendments. The recently passed 26th Commission Directive on Technical Adaptations has a significant impact on fragrances and ingredients found in fragrances.
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:15 AM CDT
By: Hans-Jürgen Buschmann, Dierk Knittel and Eckha…
The ability to semi-permanently infuse fabrics with finished fragrances and/or fragrance materials opens up a new realm of formulation and application possibilities for perfumers. The market has already seen the introduction of scented pillows and the like, but Buschmann et al.’s recent work presents the possibility of (washable) scented sportswear, linens, upholstery and many other household products that may be customized at will, and which may intake unpleasant odors while imparting pleasant ones.
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:10 AM CDT
By: Francis Maurin
This expanded mathematical model is a modification of Berglund’s model (1973).1 The modification explains the elimination of one odor by another, the synergy of odors of low intensity and the existence of odorless substances, which have deodorant properties.
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:06 AM CDT
By: Michael Britten-Kelly
Perfumers often use the descriptor “thujone” to describe a particular note in fragrances. However, the odor of thujone itself seems to be inseparable from the character of the essential oils in which it is found. This article will examine the uses of thujone and thujone containing materials in perfumery, and describe some synthetic materials — old and new— that are intended to provide this note.
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:02 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Tony Curtis, senior lecturer, aroma trades studies, at the University of Plymouth’s business school and faculty of science (Plymouth, Devon, UK) recently sat down with Perfumer & Flavorist magazine to discuss the institution’s aroma and formulation science program, the role of perfumery education in the industry at large, and his thoughts on the current state and future of the industry.
Jun 01, 2006 | 06:49 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
In 1982, Kekelidze et al. analyzed the peel oil of the Novogruzinski cultivar of lemon produced in Georgia (at that time part of USSR). They found that this local oil contained the following constituents:
May 30, 2006 | 02:10 PM CDT
By: J. Stephan Jellinek
Many of the most pleasurable culinary experiences happen before you take the first bite or sip: think of the enticing scent of pizza just coming out of the oven that makes you stop in front of a pizza place when you hadn’t even been aware that you were getting hungry; of the aroma of freshly brewed coffee that makes you forget the pain of having to get out of bed early; of the warm, subtle blend of spices and seafood and cream that makes your mouth water when the waitress puts a bowl of lobster bisque down in front of you.
May 30, 2006 | 02:07 PM CDT
By: Michael Incorvia, Tim Young, Cynthia Mussinan …
One of the challenges faced by functional perfumery is balancing olfactive intensity and character of a fragrance through each product utilization stage. For a laundry detergent, such stages include directly out of the package (also called “point-of-purchase”), damp cloth immediately after washing, and dry cloth (typically 24 h) after washing.
May 30, 2006 | 02:04 PM CDT
By: François Floc’h, Frédéric Mauger, Jean-Roger D…
Is there a risk for perfumers and flavorists to use coumarin in their formulations? The purpose of this article is to give users adequate information to answer to this question.
May 30, 2006 | 02:01 PM CDT
By: Alvin Williams
Can you remember life before the rose ketones? Can you remember what rose reconstitutions used to smell like before the rose ketones were available? Probably not. And if you can, you probably weren’t too impressed with them