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New in In vitro (page 5 of 14)
Dec 28, 2010 | 02:27 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, C&T magazine
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) took innovation down to the genome level in not one but two of the five conference tracks presented Dec. 9–10, 2010, at the Annual Scientific Meeting and Technology Showcase.
Dec 21, 2010 | 02:12 PM CST
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has released an international standard that will assist the cosmetic industry in identifying those products that have a low potential for contamination.
Nov 01, 2010 | 01:51 PM CDT
Fluorescence Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy to Assess the Penetration of Low Molecular Protein Hydrolyzates Into Hair
By: Olga Freis and Dominique Gauché, Laboratoires …
The present study uses confocal laser scanning fluorescence microscopy to assess the penetration of protein hydrolyzates into hair. While higher amounts of protein were found in the cuticle, still significant quantities were observed in the cortical parts of hair, and this penetration was enhanced by longer incubation times.
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.