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    [short_title] => Manual pleat wrapper completes personal cleansing bars.
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    [body] => The new CADET Manual Pleat Wrapper from Sigma Equipment Corp. is a hand operated device suited for handling round soap bars in low production. Size capacity is from 50 to 80 mm dia. Bars are inserted manually and ejected automatically.
The frame is heavy duty aluminum for strength while maintaining light weight. Weight is under 40 lbs and the table-top device can store easily when not in use.

For further information contact Sigma Equipment Corp, 39 Westmoreland Ave., White Plains, NY 10606
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The planned consolidation will also include workforce reductions of approximately 100 positions, consistent with the company's previous restructuring disclosures. 

"With Avon's international focus, simplifying our U.S. operations is a logical next step in providing fuel for growth, and a further example of our commitment to improve Avon's performance and become more fit for purpose," said Jan Zijderveld, Avon CEO. "While decisions like these that impact our employees are never easy, we will manage the transition in a respectful and sensitive manner. I wish to thank all of our colleagues for their dedication to our growth plans to turnaround Avon."
  [views] => 0 [published] => 1 [status] => 3 [priority] => 0 [publish_date] => 2018-09-20 12:32:00 [updated_at] => 2018-09-21 08:38:22 [last_updated_author] => 166831 [uploaded_by] => 166831 [user_role_id] => 0 [custom_fields] => [] [custom_fields_old] => [splitcontent] => 1 [content_url] => [related_content_ids] => ["289881","282383","288563","284814","291703","290762","291220","296018","294613","290780","285492","284017","283194"] [is_show_company_name] => [created_at] => 2019-04-09 04:36:23 ) [1] => Content Object ( [className] => Content [contentLinks] => Array ( ) [belongsTo] => [contentIssue] => [id] => 298975 [pageNumber] => [offset] => [totalPages] => [last_query] => [last_sql] => [show_errors] => 1 [databaseServer] => Array ( [key] => master [host] => 172.24.16.232 [user] => rodpub_beta [pass] => MvQQzhse92k58yA [db] => rodpub_beta ) [tableName] => contents [content_type_id] => 2487 [resource_id] => 0 [author_id] => 0 [primary_issue_slug] => 2018-10-01 [author_name] => {"name":"","title":""} [magazine_id] => 9 [layout_id] => 0 [primary_image] => 0 [primary_image_old] => [slider_image_id] => [banner_image] => 0 [title] => Avon’s Extended Release Fragrance Compositions [short_title] => [summary] => [slug] => avons-extended-release-fragrance-compositions [body] => US Patent No. 10,052,277 B2; Avon Products, Inc., Rye, NY, has patented a long-wearing composition for providing extended release of fragrance. The composition contains hydrophilically-modified cross-linked silicone elastomer; acrylic rheology modifier; polyol; alcohol; and a fragrance oil.  The composition is capable of releasing the fragrance oil over a longer period of time as compared to an otherwise identical composition lacking either the hydrophilically-modified cross-linked silicone elastomer or said acrylic rheology modifier. [views] => 0 [published] => 1 [status] => 3 [priority] => 0 [publish_date] => 2018-10-01 13:16:00 [updated_at] => 2018-09-28 13:43:24 [last_updated_author] => 142074 [uploaded_by] => 166831 [user_role_id] => 0 [custom_fields] => [] [custom_fields_old] => [splitcontent] => 1 [content_url] => [related_content_ids] => ["289881","294613","298672","284017","288563","285492","299050","291703","283194","296018","284814","282383"] [is_show_company_name] => [created_at] => 2019-04-09 04:36:23 ) [2] => Content Object ( [className] => Content [contentLinks] => Array ( ) [belongsTo] => [contentIssue] => [id] => 298872 [pageNumber] => [offset] => [totalPages] => [last_query] => [last_sql] => [show_errors] => 1 [databaseServer] => Array ( [key] => master [host] => 172.24.16.232 [user] => rodpub_beta [pass] => MvQQzhse92k58yA [db] => rodpub_beta ) [tableName] => contents [content_type_id] => 2672 [resource_id] => 0 [author_id] => 0 [primary_issue_slug] => 2018-10-01 [author_name] => {"name":"Nadim Shaath","title":"Alpha Research & Development Ltd"} [magazine_id] => 9 [layout_id] => 0 [primary_image] => 0 [primary_image_old] => [slider_image_id] => [banner_image] => 0 [title] => OTC Sunscreen Filters Are on Life Support [short_title] => [summary] => [slug] => otc-sunscreen-filters-are-on-life-support [body] => The status of the 24 over-the-counter (OTC) ultraviolet absorbers approved for use since 1978 is on life-support.  If my treatise here does not move the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Personal Care Product Council (PCPC), cosmetic scientists, and even the Public Access to Sunscreens (PASS) Coalition to act, then we are all in deep denial.

Allow me to back track and review the relevant events in history. A panel was convened early in the 1970s to issue a monograph governing the use of sunscreens in the USA.  On August 25, 1978, the first Advanced Notice for Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) was published by the FDA and it listed 21 UV filters as Category I ingredients (see Table I at right). Note that three additional ingredients were added later on for a total of 24 approved UV filters including avobenzone (September 16, 1996), zinc oxide (October 22, 1998) and ecamsule through a New Drug Application (NDA) issued to L’Oréal (July 24, 2006). 

On May 12, 1993, the Tentative Final Monograph (TFM) was issued and the Final Rule was released in 2011. Yet, there is no Final Monograph. The Final Rule of 2011 listed the 17 Category I Ultraviolet Filters. They are listed in Table II (above, right) with notations signifying if they are UVA/UVB filters, water soluble (WS) or banned in Hawaii.

With the recent developments in Hawaii and the banning of both oxybenzone and octinoxate beginning in 2021, there is potential for a nationwide ban as Congressman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) tweeted on July 3, 2018:  “I am working on a legislation to take this ban national.”

There are seven currently usable ultraviolet filters in the US (Table III). Note that only seven ingredients will be used in the US in the near future. The three large aggregated molecules, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide and ecamsule (only for L’Oréal products), are in compliance with the Dalton 500 Rule, which ensures that these UV filters do not significantly permeate the skin. The remaining four UV filters, avobenzone (MW 310), homosalate (MW262), octisalate (MW250) and octocrylene (MW 362) are all smaller molecules of less than 500 Daltons and, hence, possibly penetrate the skin. 
In addition, avobenzone is photo-unstable and is a UVA filter only if adequately formulated and quenched with other UV filters. These quenching UV filters include octocrylene, methyl benzylidene camphor, oxybenzone, polycrylene, Synoxyl HSS, Corapan TQ, Oxynex ST, etc.).  In fact, the Diketo Avobenzone (butyl methoxydibenzoyl methane) has a λmax of around 260nm.  This is neither a UVA nor a UVB filter!  Only its Enol tautomer qualifies it to be a UVA filter with a λmax of 357nm. 

A Grim Future
If, in the future, these four small molecules were eliminated and replaced with the TEA (Time and Extent Application) European UV Filters (see Table IV), we can revolutionize the sunscreen industry and, more importantly, change how ultraviolet filters are classified in the US.  All six TEA ingredients have high molecular weights (MW) and are designed based on the 500 Dalton Rule.

Ensuring that none of the ultraviolet filters used in sunscreen cosmetics penetrate the skin, we will have an excellent case in re-classifying sunscreens as special “cosmetics” instead of “drugs.” Most of the world classifies sunscreens as “cosmetics” with no unusual adverse effects or potential harm to the consumers.

Sunscreens as cosmetics will clear the way for new research, innovation and the introduction of far more superior ingredients (both synthetic and natural) that adequately protect from the ravages of harmful solar radiation. So long as we can ensure that the new filters are large non-skin penetrable ingredients and are both safe and effective, then a host of filters will be produced that will provide protection against UVB, UVA, high energy visible (HEV) and infrared radiation.

If sunscreens are classified as special cosmetics it will undoubtedly ensure the introduction of far more superior ultraviolet filters. Sunscreens will once again be thought of as safe and effective ingredients for protection. Consumers will use them freely without the current shadow of applying ineffective or unsafe sunscreens. Compliance will clearly boost prevention protocols and, hopefully, reduce the spiraling incidence of skin cancer.


Nadim Shaath
Alpha Research
& Development Ltd
Email: alpharnd@aol.com

Dr. Nadim Shaath is the president of Alpha Research & Development, Ltd. in White Plains, NY. He has over 30 years of experience as chairman of the chemistry department at SUNY-Purchase and the CEO of Kato Worldwide. Recently he published his new book entitled “Healing Civilizations: The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils and Nutrients” Cameron Books, Petaluma, CA.  [views] => 0 [published] => 1 [status] => 3 [priority] => 0 [publish_date] => 2018-10-01 14:12:00 [updated_at] => 2018-09-25 14:13:09 [last_updated_author] => 142097 [uploaded_by] => 0 [user_role_id] => 0 [custom_fields] => [] [custom_fields_old] => [splitcontent] => 1 [content_url] => [related_content_ids] => ["298867","290758","284894","284892","283103","282364","281643","277500","277325","274550","199442"] [is_show_company_name] => [created_at] => 2019-04-09 04:36:23 ) [3] => Content Object ( [className] => Content [contentLinks] => Array ( ) [belongsTo] => [contentIssue] => [id] => 300219 [pageNumber] => [offset] => [totalPages] => [last_query] => [last_sql] => [show_errors] => 1 [databaseServer] => Array ( [key] => master [host] => 172.24.16.232 [user] => rodpub_beta [pass] => MvQQzhse92k58yA [db] => rodpub_beta ) [tableName] => contents [content_type_id] => 2487 [resource_id] => 0 [author_id] => 0 [primary_issue_slug] => [author_name] => {"name":"","title":""} [magazine_id] => 9 [layout_id] => 0 [primary_image] => 176225 [primary_image_old] => [slider_image_id] => 176225 [banner_image] => 0 [title] => Cap It Off! [short_title] => New device grows hair under a hat. [summary] => New device grows hair under a hat. [slug] => cap-it-off [body] => The new HairMax RegrowMD Laser 272 ($1,199) is billed as a device with "nourishing" laser light energy to stimulate hair growth, reverse hair thinning and restore the hair’s natural growth cycle.
FDA Cleared, its clinically proven technology is said to deliver nourishing laser light energy to stimulate hair follicles, reverse hair thinning and restore natural growth cycle to grow fuller, denser, more vibrant hair, said the company.

The flexible sports cap gives optimal comfort. Laser insert fits most hats for versatility.
 
The Exclusive BioLight Comfort Design incorporates 272 medical grade lasers evenly spaced within a flexible, lightweight inner liner; it allows for focused laser light delivery through openings in the liner, providing direct flow of energy to optimally reach hair follicles and regrow hair. It is available at HairMax.com.
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The patent covers a method for decreasing the risk for enamel fluorosis in a child between the ages of two to six, comprising: providing dissolvable precut segments of an oral tape, film or strip, wherein each precut segment includes a film-forming water soluble polymer, a cleansing effective amount of a teeth cleaning agent, and a fluoridating agent. The fluoridating agent comprises a dosage amount of from 0.01 mg to 1 mg, wherein the fluoride concentration is about 0.004-0.008 mmoles.

The precut segments are placed into the oral cavity of the child and then an agitated force is applied to the segment to cleanse and fluoridate one or more teeth. [views] => 0 [published] => 1 [status] => 3 [priority] => 0 [publish_date] => 2018-10-25 01:17:00 [updated_at] => 2018-10-26 10:47:39 [last_updated_author] => 166831 [uploaded_by] => 166831 [user_role_id] => 0 [custom_fields] => [] [custom_fields_old] => [splitcontent] => 1 [content_url] => [related_content_ids] => ["294265","284979","284980","284982","290818","298980","300929","284881","298977","300930","300286","212052","284783","285624","299032"] [is_show_company_name] => [created_at] => 2019-04-09 04:36:23 ) ) [relatedContent] => Array ( [0] => Content Object ( [className] => Content [contentLinks] => Array ( ) [belongsTo] => [contentIssue] => [id] => 298672 [pageNumber] => [offset] => [totalPages] => [last_query] => [last_sql] => [show_errors] => 1 [databaseServer] => Array ( [key] => master [host] => 172.24.16.232 [user] => rodpub_beta [pass] => MvQQzhse92k58yA [db] => rodpub_beta ) [tableName] => contents [content_type_id] => 2487 [resource_id] => 0 [author_id] => 0 [primary_issue_slug] => [author_name] => {"name":"","title":""} [magazine_id] => 9 [layout_id] => 0 [primary_image] => 175050 [primary_image_old] => [slider_image_id] => 175050 [banner_image] => 0 [title] => Avon Products To Consolidate US Operations [short_title] => Avon Products To Consolidate US Operations [summary] => Rye, NY site to be closed and approximately 100 positions eliminated. [slug] => avon-products-to-consolidate-us-operations [body] => Avon Products, Inc., London, announced that as a further step in its ongoing plan to streamline the business to fuel growth, it will consolidate its US operations into its existing facilities in Suffern, NY. This will include the sale of the company's offices in Rye, NY, which is projected to be completed in 2019.

The planned consolidation will also include workforce reductions of approximately 100 positions, consistent with the company's previous restructuring disclosures. 

"With Avon's international focus, simplifying our U.S. operations is a logical next step in providing fuel for growth, and a further example of our commitment to improve Avon's performance and become more fit for purpose," said Jan Zijderveld, Avon CEO. "While decisions like these that impact our employees are never easy, we will manage the transition in a respectful and sensitive manner. I wish to thank all of our colleagues for their dedication to our growth plans to turnaround Avon."
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Allow me to back track and review the relevant events in history. A panel was convened early in the 1970s to issue a monograph governing the use of sunscreens in the USA.  On August 25, 1978, the first Advanced Notice for Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) was published by the FDA and it listed 21 UV filters as Category I ingredients (see Table I at right). Note that three additional ingredients were added later on for a total of 24 approved UV filters including avobenzone (September 16, 1996), zinc oxide (October 22, 1998) and ecamsule through a New Drug Application (NDA) issued to L’Oréal (July 24, 2006). 

On May 12, 1993, the Tentative Final Monograph (TFM) was issued and the Final Rule was released in 2011. Yet, there is no Final Monograph. The Final Rule of 2011 listed the 17 Category I Ultraviolet Filters. They are listed in Table II (above, right) with notations signifying if they are UVA/UVB filters, water soluble (WS) or banned in Hawaii.

With the recent developments in Hawaii and the banning of both oxybenzone and octinoxate beginning in 2021, there is potential for a nationwide ban as Congressman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) tweeted on July 3, 2018:  “I am working on a legislation to take this ban national.”

There are seven currently usable ultraviolet filters in the US (Table III). Note that only seven ingredients will be used in the US in the near future. The three large aggregated molecules, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide and ecamsule (only for L’Oréal products), are in compliance with the Dalton 500 Rule, which ensures that these UV filters do not significantly permeate the skin. The remaining four UV filters, avobenzone (MW 310), homosalate (MW262), octisalate (MW250) and octocrylene (MW 362) are all smaller molecules of less than 500 Daltons and, hence, possibly penetrate the skin. 
In addition, avobenzone is photo-unstable and is a UVA filter only if adequately formulated and quenched with other UV filters. These quenching UV filters include octocrylene, methyl benzylidene camphor, oxybenzone, polycrylene, Synoxyl HSS, Corapan TQ, Oxynex ST, etc.).  In fact, the Diketo Avobenzone (butyl methoxydibenzoyl methane) has a λmax of around 260nm.  This is neither a UVA nor a UVB filter!  Only its Enol tautomer qualifies it to be a UVA filter with a λmax of 357nm. 

A Grim Future
If, in the future, these four small molecules were eliminated and replaced with the TEA (Time and Extent Application) European UV Filters (see Table IV), we can revolutionize the sunscreen industry and, more importantly, change how ultraviolet filters are classified in the US.  All six TEA ingredients have high molecular weights (MW) and are designed based on the 500 Dalton Rule.

Ensuring that none of the ultraviolet filters used in sunscreen cosmetics penetrate the skin, we will have an excellent case in re-classifying sunscreens as special “cosmetics” instead of “drugs.” Most of the world classifies sunscreens as “cosmetics” with no unusual adverse effects or potential harm to the consumers.

Sunscreens as cosmetics will clear the way for new research, innovation and the introduction of far more superior ingredients (both synthetic and natural) that adequately protect from the ravages of harmful solar radiation. So long as we can ensure that the new filters are large non-skin penetrable ingredients and are both safe and effective, then a host of filters will be produced that will provide protection against UVB, UVA, high energy visible (HEV) and infrared radiation.

If sunscreens are classified as special cosmetics it will undoubtedly ensure the introduction of far more superior ultraviolet filters. Sunscreens will once again be thought of as safe and effective ingredients for protection. Consumers will use them freely without the current shadow of applying ineffective or unsafe sunscreens. Compliance will clearly boost prevention protocols and, hopefully, reduce the spiraling incidence of skin cancer.


Nadim Shaath
Alpha Research
& Development Ltd
Email: alpharnd@aol.com

Dr. Nadim Shaath is the president of Alpha Research & Development, Ltd. in White Plains, NY. He has over 30 years of experience as chairman of the chemistry department at SUNY-Purchase and the CEO of Kato Worldwide. Recently he published his new book entitled “Healing Civilizations: The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils and Nutrients” Cameron Books, Petaluma, CA.  [views] => 0 [published] => 1 [status] => 3 [priority] => 0 [publish_date] => 2018-10-01 14:12:00 [updated_at] => 2018-09-25 14:13:09 [last_updated_author] => 142097 [uploaded_by] => 0 [user_role_id] => 0 [custom_fields] => [] [custom_fields_old] => [splitcontent] => 1 [content_url] => [related_content_ids] => ["298867","290758","284894","284892","283103","282364","281643","277500","277325","274550","199442"] [is_show_company_name] => [created_at] => 2019-04-09 04:36:23 ) [3] => Content Object ( [className] => Content [contentLinks] => Array ( ) [belongsTo] => [contentIssue] => [id] => 300219 [pageNumber] => [offset] => [totalPages] => [last_query] => [last_sql] => [show_errors] => 1 [databaseServer] => Array ( [key] => master [host] => 172.24.16.232 [user] => rodpub_beta [pass] => MvQQzhse92k58yA [db] => rodpub_beta ) [tableName] => contents [content_type_id] => 2487 [resource_id] => 0 [author_id] => 0 [primary_issue_slug] => [author_name] => {"name":"","title":""} [magazine_id] => 9 [layout_id] => 0 [primary_image] => 176225 [primary_image_old] => [slider_image_id] => 176225 [banner_image] => 0 [title] => Cap It Off! [short_title] => New device grows hair under a hat. [summary] => New device grows hair under a hat. [slug] => cap-it-off [body] => The new HairMax RegrowMD Laser 272 ($1,199) is billed as a device with "nourishing" laser light energy to stimulate hair growth, reverse hair thinning and restore the hair’s natural growth cycle.
FDA Cleared, its clinically proven technology is said to deliver nourishing laser light energy to stimulate hair follicles, reverse hair thinning and restore natural growth cycle to grow fuller, denser, more vibrant hair, said the company.

The flexible sports cap gives optimal comfort. Laser insert fits most hats for versatility.
 
The Exclusive BioLight Comfort Design incorporates 272 medical grade lasers evenly spaced within a flexible, lightweight inner liner; it allows for focused laser light delivery through openings in the liner, providing direct flow of energy to optimally reach hair follicles and regrow hair. It is available at HairMax.com.
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The patent covers a method for decreasing the risk for enamel fluorosis in a child between the ages of two to six, comprising: providing dissolvable precut segments of an oral tape, film or strip, wherein each precut segment includes a film-forming water soluble polymer, a cleansing effective amount of a teeth cleaning agent, and a fluoridating agent. The fluoridating agent comprises a dosage amount of from 0.01 mg to 1 mg, wherein the fluoride concentration is about 0.004-0.008 mmoles.

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