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Oct 07, 2010 | 09:29 AM CDT
Microtest Laboratories has posted a white paper on its website to help personal care product manufacturers understand microbial limits testing policies in accordance with the harmonization of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), European Pharmacopeia (EP) and Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP) requirements.
Oct 01, 2010 | 11:01 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council is requesting public comments on a new Guideline for Stability Testing of Cosmetics by November 15, 2010.
Oct 01, 2010 | 10:50 AM CDT
TRI/Princeton announced it has formed a Measurement Service and Claims Support group to expand its personal care product performance and claims support test methods with new measurement techniques.
Sep 22, 2010 | 10:48 AM CDT
Four test method evaluation reports are now available from ICCVAM that provide recommendations for performing eye safety testing more humanely, and for developing and using non-animal test methods and strategies. Among these reports, ICVAAM has recommended that a cytosensor microphysiometer (CM) test method may be used to screen surfactant-containing formulations such as personal care products for the ability to cause permanent or severe eye injuries.
Sep 15, 2010 | 09:53 AM CDT
A system based on phenoxyethanol and ethylhexylglycerin (euxyl® PE 9010) from Schülke & Mayr is described here to boost the efficacy of preservatives. To substantiate its efficacy, the effects of the system were checked at pH levels of both 7.0 and 5.0.
Aug 11, 2010 | 10:31 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
This edition of "Patent Picks" features recently issued patents relevant to advances in testing for cosmetics R&D.
Jul 30, 2010 | 02:45 PM CDT
By: Philippe Mondon, Nada André, Emmanuel Doridot,…
Aging influences cutaneous parameters that give rise to progressive changes in three skin chromophores, altering the visual homogeneity of skin. To address these changes, the authors developed and examined the effects of a complex based on Siegesbeckia orientalis and Rabdosia rubescens using a novel skin imaging technique.
Jul 14, 2010 | 09:25 AM CDT
Cosmetic companies have borrowed quality control methods from other industries that have product attributes such as color, gloss and texture down to a science. Specialized in such areas, X-Rite has developed tools to enable cosmetic companies to predict future color trends as well as set standards by which future cosmetics will be benchmarked.
Jun 25, 2010 | 09:56 AM CDT
This benchmarking study allows manufacturers to test hair products for conditioning, anti-breakage strengthening, and anti-static flyaway reduction with shared controls and labor to reduce costs by up to 57%. The company is accepting participants until Aug. 15, 2010.
Jun 08, 2010 | 01:03 PM CDT
CeeTox has acquired assets of ADMETRx Inc. that allow it to expand its range of in vitro service offerings. Specifically, the acquired assets allow CeeTox to increase its existing Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion (ADME) capabilities.