Petit WPC Sessions
Session Type = Petit WPC Session
Tuesday, June 05, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
For centuries perfume creators and manufacturers relied upon trade secrets to protect their proprietary formulas—the creation of which typically required years of skilled and creative experimentation and considerable financial outlay. Currently in the U.S. and EU, fragrances have nonetheless been recognized as trademarks denoting specific goods. Today, such secrets are difficult to maintain given...
Wednesday, June 06, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
This presentation introduces hydrocarbon solvents from renewable botanical sources as alternative tools for the creation of innovative fragrance materials and perfumes. Plant-based hydrocarbons such as coconut, palm, or rapeseed alkanes (INCI) have recently become available on the cosmetic ingredient market, where they are welcome as petrochemical-free emollients and natural alternatives to...
Thursday, June 07, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
The International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens (IDEA) is a multi-stakeholder initiative facilitated by the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and supported by the European Commission. IDEA brings together experts from academia, the fragrance industry and its customers and provides a consensual and transparent framework for assessing fragrance sensitizers globally.