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Chosen for their relevance to, or potential application in, cosmetics and personal care products, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features new technologies for preservation and antimicrobial benefits.
The use of multifunctional raw materials allows formulators to use less resources, an immediate cost saving. This can also economize warehouse space, saving time, energy and order processing, all while adding multiple benefits to finished cosmetic products.
SorbH and KSorb have become increasingly popular options for cosmetic preservatives due to their worldwide status as Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) food ingredients and their long and successful use history.
Tony O’Lenick asks industry expert Kelly Dobos to explain the difference between Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria to understand the importance of selecting the proper preservative system for a cosmetic.
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to eco-friendly materials and processes.
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to preservation; ranging from the preservation of product stability, to antimicrobial technologies and a natural preparation to address preservative-induced irritation.
A study conducted by Johns Hopkins Children's Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health supports the common "hygiene hypothesis" that some antibacterial chemicals and preservatives in hygiene products may make children more susceptible to food and environmental allergens.
In addition to courses for the beginning chemist, natural products and optimization of formulas, Cosmetics & Toiletries has added Physiology of the Skin, featuring Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, to its online training program. Buy at Suppliers' Day and save! Visit booth 1345.
Symrise has added a broad-spectrum preservative to its cosmetic ingredients offering that is said to serve as an alternative to caprylyl glycol blends.
Ethyl lauroyl arginate HCl (LAE), derived from natural lauric acid and L-arginine, is shown here to provide broad-spectrum activity against microorganisms including Malassezia furfur and Propionibacterium acnes. In vitro tests corroborated by in vivo evaluations suggest its efficacy in anti-dandruff and dermo-purifying applications.