Recent in Antimicrobial (page 3 of 5)
Jul 24, 2009
Researchers from the Centre for Nanobioscience at the Agharkar Research Institute have found an alternative antimicrobial to silver sulfadiazine, which is used in topical gels for burn patients and to treat infections: silver nanoparticles.
Mar 20, 2009
In addition to the antifungal, antiaging and skin smoothing benefits of garlic, a study has found the fragrant food to increase antioxidant levels and possibly lower blood pressure and glucose levels.
Jan 5, 2009 | Jongsung Lee, Eunsun Jung, Sungran Hur and Deokhoon Park, Biospectrum Life Science Institute; Anthony Ansaldi and Roy Heckl, DKSH North America Inc.
P. acnes can exacerbate acne as a result of the inflammatory properties of the cell wall short chain fatty acids and chemotactic factors. Here, researchers investigate the effectiveness of a magnolia extract as an acne treatment, based on the known anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects from magnolol and honokiol within the material.
Dec 22, 2008
Symrise has launched a multifunctional ingredient that serves as a moisturizer, a fragrance and an antimicrobial agent.
Dec 8, 2008
Pure Bioscience has signed an agreement with Ciba to market and sell Pure’s silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial as a preservative and biocide in the personal care, household, and industrial markets worldwide.
Jul 30, 2008 | Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Many yogurts, for example, are probiotics-preparations containing live bacteria that are ingested to restore the body’s natural, internal microflora balance. The personal care industry has taken interest in probiotics as well.
Feb 12, 2008
Mibelle Biochemistry has launched a liposomal preparation of Astragalus membranaceus root extract that fights both aging and blemishes.
Sep 21, 2007
There has been a steady growth of products introduced to the sanitizing market.
Jul 19, 2007
Recent statements questioning the environmental safety of triclosan have been disputed by the Soap and Detergent Association (SDA).
Jul 3, 2007
Symrise has created a moisturizing agent with anti-microbial properties.
Jun 18, 2007
Industry expert Tony O’Lenick explains the difference between a germicidal quat and a conditioning quat.
May 30, 2007
Agion Technologies, a leading provider of silver-based antimicrobial solutions, announced med a multi-year, exclusive partnership with BASF AG, Germany.