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Jul 28, 2008 | 09:56 AM CDT
In a Federal Register notice published July 24, 2008, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is proposing a test rule that would require testing for certain High Production Volume (HPV) chemicals for which manufacturers have not voluntarily provided data.
Jul 22, 2008 | 01:12 PM CDT
Understanding Fragrance Chemistry by Charles Sell has just been released
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:41 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of juniper berry oil from Lithuania, India, Montenegro and Greece.
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:37 AM CDT
By: Eliska Leitmannova and Libor Cerveny, Institut…
cis-Hex-3-en-1-ol and trans-hex-3-en-1ol are called leaf alcohols, though their aromas resemble freshly cut grass. Perfumers define their aroma more precisely: cis-hex-3-en-1-ol has powerful and intensely green grassy odor.1 Traces of cis-hex-3-en-1-ol are used in refreshing top notes in delicate floral fragrance types such as muguet and lilac; in addition, the alcohol is often used alongside geranium oil, galbanum, oakmoss, lavender and mint oils.
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:20 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor, and Kelly Frederi…
The big news on last year’s Flavor & Fragrance Leaders list was Firmenich’s purchase of Danisco’s fl avor division. The year before that, it was Givaudan’s purchase of Quest. At press time, rumors are again making the rounds regarding another potential merger within the top tier of F&F.
Jul 18, 2008 | 10:48 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Conference discusses revolutionizing the global Indian sandalwood supply. TFS Ltd. announced in February that UK cosmetics house Lush had signed a fi ve-year agreement (commencing upon availability of material) to source quantities of the Australian company’s sandalwood output beginning in 2011. Under the agreement, Lush will purchase up to 15% of TFS’ oil production.
Jul 15, 2008 | 03:40 PM CDT
According to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), income from REACH fees is lower than expected because the "high fees make companies creative."
Jul 07, 2008 | 11:10 AM CDT
Outlook/analysis: 2000 to 2015
Jul 02, 2008 | 01:48 PM CDT
Sean Kane and Ian Foster recently found a 110-pound lump of ambergris on a beach in North Wales.
Jun 23, 2008 | 08:10 PM CDT
Diethyl phthalate not on proposed ban list