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Jul 27, 2016 | 02:31 PM CDT

Evolva’s Nootkatone Evolves to Fight the Zika Virus

Nootkatone

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is sponsoring the research to test nootkatone against mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus.

Jun 28, 2016 | 04:46 PM CDT

Patent Pick: The Answer to Amber

The days of skimping and saving to fit that amber note into your fragrance price point could be long gone. Inventors from Symrise appear to have a new answer to amber, as this patent application explains.

Jun 24, 2016 | 03:03 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Allergen-free Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley

What's your reaction to cyclohexal? The EU's is concern, while Givaudan's is this patent application to emit lily of the valley scent without worry. I'll bet your itching to read more.

Jun 15, 2016 | 07:09 AM CDT

The Power of Scents and Brands

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

Never before has an interactive discussion between a fragrance house and its client taken place in a public setting. Never before until today, that is—when Jeb Gleason-Allured, editor in chief of Perfumer & Flavorist and Global Cosmetic Industries magazines, and program director of the World Perfumery Congress (WPC), brought both to the stage to lead attendees through the dynamics of the client-perfumer relationship and the power it brings to brands.

Jun 03, 2016 | 02:35 PM CDT

British Society of Perfumers Announce Winners of 2015 Perfumery Excellence Awards

Attending perfumers and other fragrance professionals were invited to explore raw materials and inspired to approach creative projects in new ways.

May 27, 2016 | 12:01 PM CDT

SC Johnson Expands Ingredient List to Europe

Spreading to EU

SC Johnson now lists all ingredients for products sold in the majority of European countries, as well as the United States.

May 17, 2016 | 11:23 AM CDT

Patent Pick: Odor Annihilator

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Phew—smell that? Odors are out there, lingering until heat and humidity unleash their dirty-socks-in-the-gym-bag potential. That's where pro-scent solutions like this Henkel compound come in, locked and loaded.

May 03, 2016 | 11:35 AM CDT

Stay in Tune with Your Scents

Cyrano

Vapor Communications launched Cyrano, a personal consumer electronics device, which plays sequences of scents through a speaker and mood modification platform.

Apr 12, 2016 | 02:39 PM CDT

Symrise Turns Focus Away From Profit

Symrise is placing a larger emphasis on company growth as opposed to driving its profit margins.

Apr 10, 2016 | 08:56 AM CDT

Patent Pick: Shower Yourself with Water-actived Fragrance

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Naked, sexy women on TV are not the only ones enjoying steamy, hot showers. P&G inventors know we all enjoy this luxury, and developed a water-activated fragrance and surfactant system to enhance our experience, as this patent explains.