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Jul 10, 2007 | 01:35 PM CDT
By: Ahmet Baydar et al.
Since early times we have used perfume as the most intimate apparel to enhance our appeal. It clothes our skin with an invisible aura of fragrance providing it with a signature of personality and mood. Ideal fragrances are those which are a perfectly tailored match to our skin. This paper describes the methodological aspects of Givaudan-Roure's proprietary skin odor value technology and shows how it is used by perfumers in designing "haut couture" fragrances.
Jul 10, 2007 | 11:10 AM CDT
Fragrance is incorporated into nearly every personal care product on the market and often is instrumental in a consumer’s choice; and with personal care formulas ever-evolving, it only follows that the fragrance industry would evolve along side it.
Jul 03, 2007 | 08:11 AM CDT
The European Commission has published its proposal on introducing the Globally Harmonized System of the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) into the European Community.
Jun 27, 2007 | 02:02 PM CDT
IUCLID 5—a software application to capture, store, maintain and exchange data on intrinsic and hazard properties of chemical substances—is now available
Jun 26, 2007 | 05:25 PM CDT
P&Fnow talks to some top-tier and smaller innovative flavor and fragrance companies about the forces shaping the industry's landscape today
Jun 20, 2007 | 01:09 PM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of bay oil from Benin and Cuba. He also discusses the composition of western red cedar leaf oil (Thuja plicata L.) from Canada, and ambrette seed oil (Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.) from Vietnam.
Jun 20, 2007 | 11:47 AM CDT
By: Robert Adams and Tonya Yanke
A comparison of new Kashmir lavender oils with commercial lavender oils. The composition of two new Kashmir lavender oils were compared with nine commercial lavender oils using GC/MS, GC-FID and chiral GC. Linalool ranged from 27.3–42.2% and linalyl acetate from 27.2–46.6%.
Jun 20, 2007 | 11:38 AM CDT
By: Felix Buccellato
Creating functional, effective and stable scentsWhy do we wash our clothes? It is probable that the first clothing consisted of animal skins, an auxiliary spoil of the hunt. This additional layer of protection allowed early Man’s fragile bodies to survive in climates and seasonal changes that were previously not possible or uncomfortable at best.
Jun 19, 2007 | 05:01 PM CDT
Raw materials: Chemical and Biochemical Changes Occurring During the Traditional Madagascan Vanilla Curing Process
By: Ian Gatfield, Jens-Michael Hilmer, Berthold We…
Effects on the sensory qualities of cured beans. During the past few years, several reviews have been published on specific aspects of vanilla research and in particular on chemical changes that happen during the traditional curing process. This labor- and time-intensive process is of utmost importance in determining the ultimate sensory quality of the cured beans.
Jun 07, 2007 | 09:15 AM CDT
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has posted the 41st Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice on its Web site, www.ifraorg.org.