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Apr 29, 2008 | 03:35 PM CDT
Treatt plc addresses the growth in demand for fair trade products and how manufacturers can respond
Apr 25, 2008 | 01:37 PM CDT
The European Commission has adopted a regulation for the fee schedule for registration under REACH.
Apr 25, 2008 | 12:48 PM CDT
The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce recently released a draft of legislation, The Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2008, which is intended to stimulate discussion about how to provide adequate funding and authority for the FDA to ensure the safety of the nation's food, drug, medical device and cosmetic supply in an increasingly globalized marketplace.
Apr 23, 2008 | 05:34 PM CDT
The question then is, when will the market resume its upward trend? The answer is: probably today
Apr 23, 2008 | 03:56 PM CDT
Fragrance market contraction to continue multi-year, growth in celebrity scents, uncertainty in naturals/organics
Apr 23, 2008 | 09:41 AM CDT
The European Flavour and Fragrance Association (EFFA) has released the latest REACH Information Letter, 08/01, regarding participation in EFFA's consortia and the nomination of Only Representatives for non-Community manufacturers.
Apr 22, 2008 | 11:53 AM CDT
By: Jurij Hostynek and Howard Maibach, University …
An examination of experimental data disqualifies linalool’s fragrance allergen status. Linalool has been identified as an important fragrance allergen that must be package-labeled in European cosmetics and personal care, and is in fact one of the 26 fragrance ingredients with mandated labeling in the European Community. Does evidencebased methodology support this contention?
Apr 22, 2008 | 11:06 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of thyme oil (Thymus vulgaris L.) from Italy, Lithuania, Renunion, Brazil, Germany, Jordan and Cuba. Additionally, he covers the composition of Spanish thyme oil (Thymus zygis L.).
Apr 22, 2008 | 10:53 AM CDT
By: Arcadi Boix Camps, Auram Art & Perfume
Lessons derived from global scent tracking—Brazil, Vietnam, the Middle East and beyond. Since my arrival in Brazil at age 20, I realized that creativity is just the ability to make, or otherwise bring into existence, something new, be it new solutions to a problem, a new method or device, or a new artistic object or form. This realization was an inducement to action, an essential and continuing tension between environmental constancies and the interruption of equilibrium in the interest of new possibilities of experience.
Apr 22, 2008 | 10:43 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
A new personal care and cosmetics-oriented organization throws its hat into the fragmented organic certification ring—where do fragrances stand? The current consumer climate, particularly in the United States, is generally anti-business, in no doubt spurred by recent spates of global product recalls. The negative atmosphere was recently highlighted in comments presented by National Media analysts Alex Castallonos and Bruce Haynes during this year’s annual meeting of the Personal Care Products Council.