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Nov 13, 2007 | 07:36 PM CST
No longer confined to just aerosol sprays that reside under people’s bathroom sinks, the US air care market has grown rapidly in recent years
Nov 12, 2007 | 11:00 AM CST
The Fragrance Materials Association of the United States (FMA) has issued a response to a recent petition titled "Citizen Petition to EPA and CPSC Regarding Air Fresheners," which asks for regulatory action on air freshener products and producers.
Nov 05, 2007 | 02:39 PM CST
The EU Ecolabel program is developing a new voluntary database of green raw material suppliers.
Nov 05, 2007 | 11:00 AM CST
The US Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards interim final rule is available here.
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 26, 2007 | 02:42 PM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of rosemary oil and extract (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) from Portugal, Italy, Spain, Lebanon, Sardinia, Corsica, Egypt and Morocco. In addition, Lawrence discusses arrayan oil (Luma chequen (Molina) A. Gray) from Peru.
Oct 26, 2007 | 02:36 PM CDT
By: Arcadi Boix Camps
A continuing meditation on the art, craft, materials and techniques of fragrance creation. I have thought quite often that I am lucky because I live on the outskirts of Barcelona. Visitors believe that Barcelona is very beautiful—and it really is—but unfortunately most people just visit downtown.