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Feb 25, 2008 | 10:22 AM CST
Members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have implemented a new cosmetic directive that includes adherence to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Code of Practice for the manufacture and handling of fragrance materials.
Feb 22, 2008 | 11:39 AM CST
The European Chemicals Agency has released four guidance documents on REACH.
Feb 20, 2008 | 03:33 PM CST
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of lemon verbena oil from Protugal, New Zealand, Italy, Morocco and Corsica. Additionally, he covers the composition of wild thyme oil from Iran, Italy, Croatia and Lithuania.
Feb 20, 2008 | 03:21 PM CST
By: Felix Buccellato, Custom Essence Inc.
The misconceptions and popularity surrounding vanilla. In 2002, a pair of astronomers from Johns Hopkins University believed that they had discovered that, after averaging the colors from 200,000 galaxies, taken as a whole the universe is green. However, three months later, the researchers decided that in fact the universe is “actually a very pale beige, almost vanilla white.
Feb 20, 2008 | 03:02 PM CST
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
A talk with The Perfect Scent author Chandler Burr. When we asked Chandler Burr what interested him about perfume as a subject, he simply said, “It’s the greatest underappreciated art in the world.” And we agree.
Feb 20, 2008 | 11:46 AM CST
The Personal Care Product Council (PCPC) has released a statement on phthalate exposure in baby care products.
Feb 20, 2008 | 10:45 AM CST
Fine fragrance sales down in US, 15% of women claim to wear no fine fragrance in 2007
Feb 20, 2008 | 10:41 AM CST
By: G.R. Boucard and Robert W. Serth
Natural essential oils are still believed by many to be of strategic importance to the flavor and fragrance industry. Despite continuing efforts and sophistication in aroma chemical manufacturing, essential oils remain absolutely necessary for fragrances, from the most sophisticated to most cosmetic, and even many household products.
Feb 19, 2008 | 06:27 PM CST
Implications for the F&F industry
Feb 19, 2008 | 04:35 PM CST
Fragrances of the World 2008 by Michael Edwards, helps make sense of things by classifying more than 5,700 fragrances by family, cross-referenced by gender, brand and year of launch