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Free Formaldehyde Preservative Stability in Personal Care: Part II—Formulations

As scrutiny of formaldehyde-donor (FD) and other preservative technologies has increased in recent years, additional assurances of the relative safety and benefits of FD technologies are required. This two-part article examines the effects of temperature and pH on free-formaldehyde levels (as detected by C-13 NMR), first in water, then in personal care formulations.

SCCS OKs Skin Brightener Alpha-Arbutin in Cosmetics

The SCCS is allowing the cosmetic industry to continue using the high-performing and easy-to-formulate active ingredient used to even skin tones.

Nitric Oxide Proven Safe to Reduce Acne

A recent internal study proved nitric oxide is safe to reduce acne when lowering inflammation and killing microorganisms.

Octocrylene Concerns Flag Industry's Attention

The industry reacts to a new study published in Contact Dermatitis reviews reports of the UV absorber octocrylene for its potential to cause photo contact allergy.

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