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Oct 14, 2008 | 11:59 AM CDT
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
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
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
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.
Apr 11, 2008 | 01:14 PM CDT
Analyzer designed to exceed the requirements of Colipa’s UVA Protection Factor method...
Dec 10, 2007 | 11:51 AM CST
By: Steve Herman
It is necessary to formulate a product with pleasing sensory attributes and to confirm the results with meaningful tests. Using systematic methods to create the proper feel and appearance is a prerequisite for a new formulation.
Aug 07, 2007 | 02:44 PM CDT
By: Rich Ulmer
The industry is on the cusp of a new direction in safety testing. As the paradigm shifts from reliance on animal testing, the time is now to investigate opportunities in in vitro testing methods for personal care and cosmetic products.
Aug 07, 2007 | 01:47 PM CDT
By: Craig Weiss
Cosmetic testing is no laughing matter, but, borrowing a page from a David Letterman script, here are the Top 10 considerations when looking for a testing lab.
Jan 31, 2006 | 11:20 AM CST
Merck KGaA and the Technical University of Darmstadt have signed an agreement to establish a jointly operated research laboratory. Over the next five years, Merck and the TU Darmstadt will research novel inorganic composite materials that could be suitable for use as printable components in high-performance electronic applications...