Recent in Preservatives (page 6 of 6)
Feb 29, 2008 | Fernando Ibarra, PhD, Dr. Straetmans GmbH and Christopher H. Johnson, Kinetik Technologies Inc.
Chemical defense mechanisms used in the plant kingdom are the basis of natural antimicrobials with multifunctionality for preservation of cosmetic formulations. Two examples are organic acids and glyceryl monoesters.
Mar 2, 2007 | Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
This column has shown that many preservatives and preservative boosters have their killing and boosting effects at the cell wall. It seems likely that at least some of the preservative boosters will never become listed preservatives because they’ve bumped against a different kind of wall — a regulatory one.
Jul 19, 2006
Advances in organic gel nanomaterials could push tissue engineering, preservation and delivery systems to a new level.
Jun 1, 2006 | Donald S. Orth, PhD, Neutrogena Corp.
Sunscreen products, even those formulated as anhydrous or powder formulations, may need preservative systems because of the high risk of microbial contamination or water intrusion, especially during consumer use around water.
May 15, 2006
Schülke & Mayr announces after extensive testing that their cosmetic preservative Euxyl PE 9010 ...
Feb 7, 2006
Botanigenics Inc. introduced a globally approved, paraben- and formaldehyde-free preservative system for the personal care and toiletry industries.
Dec 23, 2005 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The importance of participating in the FDA’s Voluntary Registration of Cosmetics Formulations program is reviewed, and that program’s data on the frequency of use of preservatives is presented.
Dec 23, 2005 | Valerie Vignier, Anne-Marie Mounier and Veronique Heidet-Hommeau, Laboratoire de Biologie Végétale Yves Rocher; and Bernard Cahagnier, Expert en Microbiologie
Spores of Bacillus subtilis and selected molds were used to demonstrate the impact of different thermodynamic water activities on the behavior of microorganisms inoculated in makeup powders with or without preservatives.
Dec 13, 2005 | Klaus Weber, Schulke & Mayr GmbH
Adding diazolidinyl urea to a blend of organic acids (i.e., sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate) extends this sample blend’s applicable pH range up to a pH level of 7, provides protection from discoloration, and offers an alternative to parabenbased preservative blends.
May 6, 2003 | John I. Yablonski and Sharon E. Mancuso, Bio-Control Service Group Inc.
The authors examine the facts that determine how to preserve and/or assess susceptibility/risk probabilities for cosmetic product systems that are "atypical" because they contain little or no water.
May 6, 2003 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Because it is rare to find a single preservative that is broad spectrum enough to inhibit the different species of microbes, the synergistic use of multiple preservatives in cosmetics is useful.
May 6, 2003 | Megan Diehl, Rohm and Haas Company
Methylisothiazolinone offers one approach for preserving skin care products containing avobenzone. The introduction of the MI 9.5 preservative alternative that is non-formaldehyde derived.