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A filtering weighing station with Smart TechnologyTM provides investment and energy savings; a flexible device that will keep you safe during precision weighing tasks.
Sponsored By: Sigma-Aldrich/MilliporeSigma
Sep 5, 2019
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) published a method for testing 57 potentially allergenic fragrance compounds. Our technical article reviews the method and the use of two certified reference material (CRM) mixes to identify the requested compounds.
Sep 1, 2019 | Pascal Yvon, BioSciences Expansion, LLC, Newtown, PA U.S.
Product quality and consumer health are on the line when it comes to a product's microbiology and stability status. This article describes testing guidelines in both the U.S. and EU to assist the formulator with methodology and production.
Sep 1, 2019 | Jonathan Crowther, Ph.D., JMC Scientific Consulting Ltd., Egham, Surrey, U.K.
UV reflectance and fluorescence photography can provide insights into skin conditions that are otherwise not visible. This paper describes how these techniques can effectively measure sun protection, dry skin, acne and the microbiome, to aid in product development.
Article sponsored by Gattefossé
Sep 1, 2019
These systems combine optimized water purification with monitoring techniques while reducing environmental impact.
Jul 26, 2019 | Adeline Delcambre, Silab, et al., and Jane Evison, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS) can serve as a foundation from which to build innovative cosmetic ingredients. In this video, scientists at Silab showed Cosmetics & Toiletries just how they implement it in their work.
Jul 22, 2019
The methodology evaluates the environmental compatibility of UV filters in order to help brands create more sustainable sun care.
Jul 18, 2019
It seems that China is now open discussion, even more than before, to the idea of exempting some cosmetic products from the animal testing requirement, according to one blog.
Jul 15, 2019
The device shows, in real-time, the efficacy of a product on sweat and sebum in skin pores.
Jun 28, 2019 | Lebogang Kgatuke and Marlize Lategan, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa
While these researchers could not prove the efficacy of the after-sun gel, they did establish the first-known, standardized approach to assess the efficacy of an after-sun product. Learn more from the video.
Jun 27, 2019 | N. Dubrulle, et al., DNA Gensee, Le Bourget du Lac; E. Gasparotto, et al., Codif Technologie Naturelle, Saint-Malo; and S. Weber-Basilis, Laboratoires CLARINS, Pontoise, France
The authentication and traceability of natural raw materials have been a recent focus in several industries. Here, four specific markers in materials derived from Pancratium maritimum, also known as sand daffodil or sea lily, are examined using DNA barcoding and metabarcoding. Results reveal the plant DNA, and therefore traceability, is largely degraded before entering cosmetic compositions.
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The organizations are working together to “foster meaningful and sustainable change to cosmetic animal testing in countries where it is still practiced or mandated.”