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Feb 26, 2010 | 05:13 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
Efforts toward preservation are more than a trend, they are an essential component of the inner workings of our industry. Consider how much of the world has recognized this and joined in adopting sustainable and eco-friendly practices and it becomes obvious. In the words of writer Samuel Butler, “Self-preservation is the first law of nature,”
Feb 26, 2010 | 01:26 PM CST
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
To ensure that a consumer-ready product is safe, an appropriate preservation strategy must be established for the development, manufacture and packaging of the formula, thus eliminating unacceptable levels of organisms such as pathogenic bacteria, fungi and mold that could grow and pose a health hazard to the consumer.
Feb 26, 2010 | 11:34 AM CST
By: Dene Godfrey, S. Black Ltd.
This review offers an in-depth look at one of the most controversial scientific studies of recent years and explores the relevance of the results of this study and other selected studies to the current layman’s perception of the safety of parabens.
Nov 20, 2009 | 11:48 AM CST
The Scandinavian Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCANCOS) defended the safety of parabens and addressed the safety of nanoparticles at its Sustainable Cosmetics Conference, held Nov. 5-6, 2009 in Malmö, Sweden.
Sep 29, 2009 | 10:54 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Industry expert Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr. investigates the difference between an antimicrobial agent, a preservative and an antibiotic.
Sep 24, 2009 | 03:11 PM CDT
Several microorganisms have attained special significance in the cosmetic industry, either because they occur frequently in the manufacturing plant as house organisms and cause contamination of products, or because they create undesirable conditions when they cause or exacerbate skin disorders or cause health hazards. And, if one were to conduct a survey to see which microorganism caused the most problems, they would probably say Pseudomonas! Find out the most effective way to deal with these pesky organisms.
Sep 23, 2009 | 09:24 AM CDT
Promens for Avène Dermatological Laboratories has created a packaging that allows for preservation without the use of preservatives in the cosmetic formula.
Sep 16, 2009 | 07:45 AM CDT
Inolex Chemical Company has introduced a paraben-free preservative for personal care products that provides broad spectrum coverage at a neutral pH.
Sep 02, 2009 | 05:26 PM CDT
ISP has designed a nature-inspired, broad spectrum preservative for natural products. This ingredient is positioned as being one step closer to an all-natural preservative option.
Apr 10, 2009 | 09:12 AM CDT
La’Ayur is a broad spectrum preservation system effective against gram-positive, gram-negative, molds and fungi. It also provides antioxidant, perfume, fixative and skin rejuvenation benefits.