The European Commission (EC) adopted two measures restricting the use of three preservatives in cosmetic products. With the adopted measures, the EC limits the maximum concentration of two preservatives—propylparaben and butylparaben—from… Read More »
By Beth Ann Browne u2013 Dow Microbial Control,Phil Geis u2013 AdvancedTesting Laboratories, Tony Rook u2013 The Sherwin-Williams Company
Published April 30, 2012
Green aspirations must be tempered with practical realities—an environmentally preferable product is not a success if the formulation falls apart or is overrun with potentially pathogenic microorganisms due to the lack of an effective preservative. Read More »
mmercial unit of Ashland Inc., reports that Ecocert has verified that Integra 44 microbiocide conforms to its standards for use in natural laundry detergents.
Integra 44 microbiocide offers broad-spectrum antimicrobial protection in a range of consu… Read More »
By Steve Harripersad u2022 Beauty Avenues Dr. Lambros Kromidas u2022 Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs Professional Dr. Nava Dayan u2022 Lipo Chemicals Inc.
Published August 27, 2010
Consumers are becoming more environmentally savvy and seek natural cosmetic products that are safe and perform as well as conventional products. Here are some guidelines to help chemists get started in the lab. Read More »