Recent in Fragrance (page 4 of 32)

Progress in Essential Oils: Spanish Oregano Oil

This month's column discusses the chemical composition of Spanish oregano oil.

British Society of Perfumers Announce Winners of 2015 Perfumery Excellence Awards

Attending perfumers and other fragrance professionals were invited to explore raw materials and inspired to approach creative projects in new ways.

Scent Marketing Boosts Retailer's Sales

Scent marketing company, Air Esscentials, is sponsoring luxury retail event, JCK LUXURY, to create a signature scent for the upscale jewelry retailers which takes place on May 31-June 6, 2016 in Las Vegas.

Patent Pick: Sul-fruity Surprise in F&F

Sulfur, onion, metallic and. . .tropical fruit? IFF perfumers' noses must have twisted in new directions when they applied for this patent on 2,6-dipropyl-5,6-dihydro-2H-thiopyran-3-carbaldehyde.

SC Johnson Expands Ingredient List to Europe

SC Johnson now lists all ingredients for products sold in the majority of European countries, as well as the United States.

Update: TSCA Reform Bill Tries to Reach President's Desk

A bill that amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to revise regulations on chemicals has passed the House although what happens next now remains in question.

The Mysterious Olfaction Molecule Unmasked

A recent study from The Monell Center found the connection between the olfactory marker protein (OMP) and the detection of different scents after a 30-year-old mystery.

Patent Pick: One Step Closer to Sweet, Soft Commercial Viability

The inventors on this fragrance patent traded the two-step (or more) fragrance synthesis dance for a more economic, one-step solution.

Patent Pick: Odor Annihilator

Phew—smell that? Odors are out there, lingering until heat and humidity unleash their dirty-socks-in-the-gym-bag potential. That's where pro-scent solutions like this Henkel compound come in, locked and loaded.

Patent Pick: Spotlight on Vanillin, Literally

Lights, cameras, vanillin! A new patent application from BASF describes a novel stilbene whose vanilla-like odor intensifies under artificial or natural light.

Patent Pick: Stop Stressing

Breathe easier with bergamot. Get away with grapefruit. Loosen up with lemon and relax with rose. AmorePacific has patented an aromatherapy blend for anti-stress effects in perfume and cosmetic applications.

1-(4-Isopropyl cyclohexyl) ethanol from Cumene in Two Steps

Due to its stability, this material finds use in a large number of products in the fragrance industry.

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