Natural

Natural Date: 14th January 2011 Position Paper Natural Prepared by John R Warby B Sc, Grad Dip (Ind Eng), ASTC, FRACI First issue: April 2007 – this issue January 2011 Abstract There is much discussion, debate and confusion on the meaning of terms such as ‘natural’, ‘naturally derived’, ‘organic’ etc as applied to personal care […]

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Preservatives Used in Personal Care Products

​ Preservatives Used in Personal Care Products Date: 14th January 2011 AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF COSMETIC CHEMISTS POSITION PAPER Preservatives Used in Personal Care Products Rita Sellars & Ric Williams Date: September, 2010 Executive Summary 1. This paper is an ASCC first issue position statement prompted by recent publicity about parabens and consumer trends that have […]

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Packaging & Labelling of Cosmetic & Personal Care

​ Packaging & Labelling of Cosmetic & Personal Care. Date: 29th October 2012 Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists Position Paper Guide to Packaging and Labelling of Cosmetic and Personal Care Products in Australia Author: John O’Donnell July 2012 Supercedes: Packaging of Cosmetics and Toiletries position paper published in 1998. Position The Australian Society of Cosmetic […]

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The Benefits of Cosmetics/Toiletries

The Benefits of Cosmetics/Toiletries Date: 7th March 2013 Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists The Benefits of Cosmetics/Toiletries – A Cosmetic Chemist’s View Author: Henry King, Down Under Cosmetics-Technologies February 2013 Supercedes: “Benefits of Cosmetics” Position Paper published February 1988. Prepared by: Jenny Karavotas; On behalf of Dr. K. Cirigottis PositionThe impulse to look our best is age-old. The use of […]

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The Use and Safety of Hydroxy Acids in Cosmetics

The Use and Safety of Hydroxy Acids in CosmeticsDate: 16th February 2005The Use and Safety of Hydroxy Acids (Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Beta Hydroxy Acids and Alpha Keto Acids) in Cosmetics.R.J.E.Williams B.Sc., Dip.Env.St.. Abstract. The use of Hydroxy Acids (Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Beta Hydroxy Acids and Alpha Keto Acids), represented one of the major breakthroughs in cosmetic technology […]

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