The race to get newly formulated products through R&D and on the market shelves has long been the cause of many problems for formulators and marketing departments alike. Occasionaly, products going through months of extensive, costly and time-consuming internal research are only discovered not to meetin acceptability standards when tested by external R&D institutes.
We are all aware of the current European legislation on cosmetic testing using animals and the view of consumers demanding products that have not been tested on animals.
Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the May 1, 2001 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.