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Nov 01, 2007 | 11:21 AM CDT
Consumer demand for natural personal care products is driving a major shift from niche distribution channels to more mainstream mass retail outlets, which is triggering a sharp increase in sales, according to a recent study by Kline & Company.
Oct 30, 2007 | 09:56 AM CDT
When the story first broke that the National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation (NTEF; Las Vegas, NV) was petitioning the US Food and Drug Administration to reclassify Clarins' (Paris, France) Angel Parfum as a drug due to its coumarin content, Perfumer & Flavorist magazine was initially hesitant to give traction to such a strange and marginal action. However, since other trade publications have picked up the story, we feel compelled to comment.
Oct 30, 2007 | 09:05 AM CDT
Details for determining which chemicals are exempt from REACH are now available from the European Commission...
Oct 29, 2007 | 10:24 AM CDT
The flavor or fragrance ingredient data sheet (FFIDS) for diacetyl has been updated, including updates to the human health section as well as added Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidance.
Oct 23, 2007 | 09:08 AM CDT
Improbable Research, which celebrates quirky scientific inquiry, has awarded its chemistry Ig Nobel honor to Mayu Yamamoto (working at the International Medical Center of Japan in cooperation with Sekisui Chemical) for her work in extracting vanillin from cow dung.
Oct 16, 2007 | 05:51 PM CDT
Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but is it a violation of intellectual property law? When it comes to fine fragrances, it depends who you ask.
Oct 12, 2007 | 04:35 PM CDT
Mintel explores the trends in the body care market, including premium ingredients and aromatherapy
Oct 12, 2007 | 03:54 PM CDT
Symrise’s Roberto Ascoli recently spoke with P&Fnow about the company’s Perfumers’ Academy, its goals and how it will grow the skills of its perfumers
Oct 12, 2007 | 03:43 PM CDT
A joint report from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis and National Science Foundation shows that those industries with the highest R&D spending have benefited most
Sep 25, 2007 | 10:50 AM CDT
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) (Brussels, Belgium) has reported that 100% of market products selected for testing at random in the May 2006–May 2007 period met IFRA Standards.