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Feb 04, 2009 | 02:48 PM CST

Chemical Reaction: The Basics

By: Steve Herman

Questions from a high school student aptly reflect issues raised by both consumers and new entries to the industry. Answering these questions yields a better understanding of the industry and forecasts its future.

Dec 10, 2008 | 12:37 PM CST

Chemical Reaction: A Deep Breath

By: Steve Herman

In response to changing demands, an evolution in fragrance safety protocols has ensured that an already safe segment works to continually improve its tools and data.

Oct 31, 2008 | 12:10 PM CDT

Australia, New Zealand Take Step Toward Regulating Nanotechnology

Australia and New Zealand have taken a first step toward regulating nanotechnology, specifically with a call for food companies to disclose any products that contain particles invisible to the naked eye.

Oct 03, 2008 | 04:40 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Green Chemistry—Safer from the Start

By: Steve Herman

A scientist and educator suggests that making products safe from the beginning would help safety, environmental and regulatory issues disappear, and the general public less likely to view the industry as insensitive purveyors of toxic materials.

Sep 30, 2008 | 03:30 PM CDT

California Governor Signs Green Chemistry Bills

State regulators given broad authority to evaluate and ban potentially harmful industrial chemicals; state department charged with developing program to identify chemicals of concern and analyze alternatives by 2011.

Sep 05, 2008 | 02:03 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Constructive Criticism

By: Steve Herman

A backlash against the use of chemicals in personal care products has spawned a complicated and emotional situation. As the industry continues to stand behind the safety of these ingredients, there may be nuggets of gold in informed criticism that inspire us to new advancements.

Sep 05, 2008 | 01:48 PM CDT

Fragrance Safety and Evaluation

By: Matthias Vey

The scientific director of the International Fragrance Association provides an overview of the regulatory environment for the fragrance industry, regulatory bodies, the fragrance regulation process and the segment’s relative preparedness for overarching regulation.

Aug 28, 2008 | 04:27 PM CDT

Fragrance Regulations Demystified

By: Carl Geffken

The casual fragrance consumer is unaware of the degree of sophistication and obligatory controls facing fragranced-product manufacturers.

Aug 11, 2008 | 10:51 AM CDT

Products' Impact on Water Quality Explored

The U.S. EPA is further examining the effects of personal care product ingredients on water...

Aug 05, 2008 | 09:36 AM CDT

Looking to the Future of Skin Care

By: Leslie Benson

Supplement one of two to 'Skin Care Thinks Small to Deliver Big'...