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Jul 16, 2012 | 10:43 AM CDT

NICEATM Calls for Scientific Experts and Data on Eye Testing

The National Toxicology Program Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) is looking for scientific experts and data for a scientific review panel.

Jul 13, 2012 | 09:41 AM CDT

PCPC Requests Comments on Microorganism Guideline

The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) is requesting public comments on its revised guidelines on the identification of dangerous microorganisms in personal care raw materials and finished products.

Jul 13, 2012 | 09:34 AM CDT

Centerchem to Distribute Amyris' Squalane in North America

Centerchem Inc. has entered an agreement to distribute Amyris’ Neossance Squalane in the United States and Canada.

Jul 12, 2012 | 09:25 AM CDT

General Assembly Discusses Endocrine Disruptors, Nano, Animal Alternatives and More

By: Claire Thévenin

Cosmetics Europe—The Personal Care Association, formerly Colipa, held its annual General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium in June 2012. The scientific forum discussed topics of interest in EU legislation such as The Cosmetics Regulation, which was set to replace the Cosmetics Directive on July 11, 2013.

Jul 11, 2012 | 09:53 AM CDT

Water-soluble Silicone Wax for Feel in Hair and Skin Care

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America (SESA), a US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Japan, has introduced a water-soluble silicone wax that imparts desirable sensorial properties.

Jul 10, 2012 | 05:40 PM CDT

Patent Picks—Pawpaw Anti-irritant, Degradation Sensor, Fenugreek Saponins and More

By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer

Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to preservation; ranging from the preservation of product stability, to antimicrobial technologies and a natural preparation to address preservative-induced irritation.

Jul 10, 2012 | 03:39 PM CDT

Water Content and Moisturization

By: Trefor Evans

In the midst of his examination of the adsorption properties of hair, Trefor Evans addresses water content and its manipulation with regard to moisturization in the following excerpt from AlluredbooksPractical Modern Hair Science.

Jul 10, 2012 | 10:33 AM CDT

Comparatively Speaking: Temporary vs. Permanent Hair Color Systems

By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Nick…

To explain the difference between temporary and permanent hair color systems, Tony O'Lenick defers to Nick Morante, a color expert, who notes that the difference lies in the ingredients used and the irritation produced.