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2012-05-03 06:21:52

RIFM 2-Box Indoor Air Dispersion Model Is An Alternative Method To Calculate Inhalation Exposure To Fragrance WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) is beta testing its innovative 2-Box Indoor Air Dispersion Model software, an alternative method for assessing inhalation exposure to fragrance materials. RIFM Database subscribers can download the model for individual use by selecting "Tools and Models" from...

2012-05-01 06:22:08

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N. J., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) now has available, from its web site at www.rifm.org, human health safety assessments on Macrocyclic and Cinnamyl Phenyl Propyl fragrance Ingredients. Found in the Publications section of the RIFM site, Toxicologic and Dermatologic Assessments for Three Groups of Fragrance Ingredients: 1) Macrocyclic Ketones, 2) Macrocyclic Lactones and Lactides, 3) Cinnamyl Phenyl Propyl...

2012-04-24 06:22:02

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chair of RIFM's Board of Directors, Dr. Sean G. Traynor, announced, "Dr. David K. Wilcox is the new president of the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM)." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/DC93625) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101215/DC17717LOGO) Dr. Wilcox comes to RIFM from the Colgate-Palmolive Company in Piscataway, N. J. where he served as V.P., Product Safety,...

2012-01-27 14:03:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) announced that for the second consecutive year, a RIFM study on fragrance ingredients appears in the top ten list of most cited papers from the scientific journal Food and Chemical Toxicology. A toxicologic and dermatologic assessment of cyclic and non-cyclic terpene alcohols when used as fragrance ingredients, Belsito, D., Bickers, D., Bruze, M., Calow, P.,...

2011-12-21 14:01:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Daniel T. Salvito, Vice President, Environmental Science, at the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM), announced the publication of an ecological risk assessment for macrocyclic fragrance materials using a chemicals categories approach. At current volumes of use, these materials do not pose a risk to the environment. Macrocyclic fragrance materials are widely used in cosmetics, detergents, fabric softeners,...

2011-12-20 12:36:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent Expert Panel of interdisciplinary scientists is calling for information on fragrance ingredient groups: Aromatic Ketones, Alkyl and Cyclic Alkyl Nitriles and Aryl and Akyl Aryl Nitriles that are under study by the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM). The Expert Panel will review these groups at the end of January 2012. Materials representative of the groups are: Aromatic Ketones...

2011-09-01 17:29:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Madhuri Singal, RRT, Manager of Respiratory Science at The Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) announced that the recently published study, Derivation of Mass Transfer Coefficients for Transient Uptake and Tissue Disposition of Soluble and Reactive Vapors in Lung Airways, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 39, No. 6, June 2011, pp. 1788-1804 is now available from the Respiratory Science and...

2011-06-24 12:07:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Madhuri Singal, Ph.D., RRT, Manager, of the Respiratory Science Program at the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM), has authored a research volume on nanoparticles and lung effects. Published by VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller, Nanoparticle Induced Inflammatory Signaling in the Lung: Mechanism of Aerosil200 Particulate Induced Inflammatory Gene Expression in Alveolar Epithelial Cells can now be purchased through the...

2011-06-01 12:44:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RIFM's latest group summary, A Safety Assessment of Saturated Branched Chain Alcohols when used as Fragrance Ingredients, published in Food and Chemical Toxicology, Vol. 48, Supplement 4, July 2010 is now available from the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) web site at http://www.rifm.org/publications-details.php?id=25. Paper copies are available by e-mailing rifm@rifm.org. (Logo:...

2011-05-24 12:56:00

Novel Methodology Is Validated For RIFM Sponsored Investigation Of The True Prevalence Of Fragrance Allergy WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first article from the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) sponsored, global study on the true prevalence of contact allergy to fragrances is now available from the RIFM web site at http://www.rifm.org/publications-details.php?id=22. The article, Design and Feasibility of an International Study...