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Jul 03, 2012 | 03:07 PM CDT

Compass—Best Foot Forward

By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer

From an insider’s view, safety testing is an assumed step in the development of any product on the market. This puts the pressure on analytical and quality control efforts behind the scenes to ensure that ingredients and products meet or exceed expectations. In doing so, theoretically, no one else has to give it a second thought. For those who must give it considerable thought, this edition features two articles on testing, among other topics.

Jul 03, 2012 | 02:32 PM CDT

In Sight—Nano-sizing Chitosan for Wound Healing, Anti-aging

By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…

Mihaela Leonida, PhD, a professor of chemistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University, investigated the antibacterial properties of chitosan for cosmetic and pharmaceutical uses. She found that the material exhibited enhanced effects after being nano-sized.

Jul 02, 2012 | 11:52 AM CDT

Polycrylene for Photostabilization and Water Resistance

HallStar has created a polyester that allows formulators to combine active ingredients that have previously been considered too photo-unstable to be effective.

Jul 02, 2012 | 08:51 AM CDT

Grant Adds NJ Manufacturing Facility

In a response to continued growth, Grant Industries is expanding and adding a 100,000 ft2 manufacturing facility in northern New Jersey.

Jun 29, 2012 | 08:17 AM CDT

Propylparaben and Triclosan Found to Increase Allergy Risk in Children

A study conducted by Johns Hopkins Children's Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health supports the common "hygiene hypothesis" that some antibacterial chemicals and preservatives in hygiene products may make children more susceptible to food and environmental allergens.