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2013-12-16 04:21:20

BRUSSELS, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Annual Review of the IDEA Project (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens) was held in Luxembourg under the auspices of DG SANCO (EU Commission Directorate for Health & Consumer Safety). The IDEA project, endorsed by the EU Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg, is a multi-stakeholder process designed to provide a broadly agreed and transparent framework for assessing fragrance sensitizers globally....

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...

2011-05-16 23:02:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The article evaluating the clinical data on the QRA, Quantitative Risk Assessment of Contact Sensitization: Clinical Data to Assess Utility of the Model, by Anne Marie Api, et al., Dermatitis, Vol 21, No 4 (Jul/Aug) 2010: pp 207-213, is now available from the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) web site at http://www.rifm.org/publications-details.php?id=24. Paper copies are available by e-mailing...

2009-02-03 12:58:09

Hypersensitivity to perfumes is the most common contact allergy in adults. Research at the University of Gothenburg has demonstrated that even natural aromatic oils, which many deem harmless compared to synthetic perfumes, may cause allergic reactions.Roughly one in five adults in northern Europe is believed to suffer from contact allergy to one or more chemicals. The most common is nickel allergy, but many people also suffer from contact allergy to perfumes "“ even perfume substances...