Recent in Antimicrobial (page 4 of 5)

Benzoyl Peroxide Introduced for Acne and Pet Formulations

Essential Ingredients has introduced an aqueous-based liquid benzoyl peroxide dispersion in the form of a paste.

Pomegranate Peel Anti-dandruff Ingredient

Silab has lauched an antidandruff ingredient that is produced from pomegranate peel.

Bacteria Prevention Ingredient for Skin Care

Silab has introduced an extract of meadowsweet that stimulates the natural anti-bacterial defenses of the skin, thereby limiting complications due to acne.

Acne Treatment for MD Skincare

MD Skincare announces the launch of its new acne category for October...

Exclusive! Comparatively Speaking: Bacteriostatic vs. Bacteriocidal by Tony O'Lenick

Industry expert Tony O’Lenick explains the difference between a bacteriostatic and bacteriocidal.

Lonza Introduces Antimicrobial Product

Lonza has received the regulatory approval of the Environmental Protection Agency on a critical new antimicrobial product.

Disodium Lauriminodipropionate Tocopheryl Phosphates: A Potent New Anti-Inflammatory

Disodium lauriminodipropionate tocopheryl phosphates, the two main complexes in a new derivative of vitamin E, provide enhanced stability and greater efficacy as an anti-inflammatory, as demonstrated in results reported here.

Biocides on the Rise in Personal Care

The global consumption of biocides in personal care was US$570 million in 2005, according to a new report by Research and Markets.


This article reviews antimicrobial agents and their use in personal care products, as reported in more than 50 patents and journal articles published between 1996 and 2001.

Arch Launches Antidandruff Ingredient with Conditioning Benefits
[March 10, 2006]

Arch Personal Care has launched a new antidandruff ingredient that claims to improve dandruff control and helps to relieve dry scalp and residue build-up on the hair...

Kesum, Gelam Essential Oils for Flavor, Medicinal Purposes

The kesum plant and gelam tree, which are found in Malaysia, may have commercial potential to produce essential oils.

Anti-dandruff Efficacy of Sodium Shale Oil Sulfonate Versus Coal Tar

Coal tar is an effective antidandruff active, but it contains compounds that are proven carcinogens. In this article sodium shale oil sulfonate is shown in preliminary results for the first time to have antidandruff efficacy equivalent to that of coal tar with none of coal tar’s toxic potential.