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Mar 11, 2009 | 12:31 PM CDT

Animal Testing Ban Initiated in Europe

Two bans enter into force concerning animal testing for cosmetics products sold in the European Union; €50 million committed to development of alternative test methods.

Feb 04, 2009 | 04:00 PM CST

Case Study: R&D Test Method Expedites Speed to Market

By: Jeff Falk

Test method allowed Alberto-Culver R&D to create scrub that met marketing's vision and speed to market.

Jan 09, 2009 | 02:31 PM CST

Respiratory Safety

By: Steve Herman

Understanding allergens and advancing testing will reinforce the industry’s strong position on consumer safety.

Nov 18, 2008 | 09:29 AM CST

SDA Launches Online Portfolio of Research; Data

The Soap and Detergent Association posts scientific/technical data on the product and ingredient safety; long-standing commitment to product stewardship cited.

Nov 10, 2008 | 11:31 AM CST

Reveal Hidden Revenue in Your Supply Chain

By: Cindy Lieberman

Manufacturers can speed product-to-market time, ensure product quality standards and increase customer responsiveness by re-evaluating testing methods and employing those that contribute to efficiencies.

Oct 14, 2008 | 11:59 AM CDT

Testing Trends: Responding to Market Needs

By: Karen A. Newman

Getting products to market faster, with substantiated claims and uncompromised safety and quality, brings greater pressure and greater opportunity for cosmetics testing labs and their customers.

Sep 05, 2008 | 09:52 AM CDT

Chemical Reaction: The New Toxicology

By: Steve Herman

The toxicologist is a modern Hamlet, finding truth and correct action to be an elusive and ever-shifting goal in the debate over appropriate testing methods.

Aug 05, 2008 | 02:09 PM CDT

Consumer Studies: Pumping the Lifeblood

By: Valerie Hart

Understanding consumer preferences is critical to the success of any product. There are key concerns and critical test aspects that need to be considered in developing and conducting consumer studies that lead to this understanding.

Jun 09, 2008 | 03:05 PM CDT

Odor Among Aromas

By: Larry Nielsen

The consumer’s first impression of your product can mean the difference between success and failure, and unwanted or unmasked odors in cosmetic or personal care products often make for a negative first impression. Don’t be in a position where an off-putting odor keeps repeat buyers away or harms your brand equity.