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Chemistry and Technology of the Cosmetics and Toiletries Industry - D. F. Williams

Chemistry and Technology of the Cosmetics and Toiletries Industry

Hardcover Published: 31st July 1996
ISBN: 9780751403343
Number Of Pages: 396

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This second edition has been designed to monitor the progress in developĀ­ ment over the past few years and to build on the information given in the first edition. It has been extensively revised and updated. My thanks go to all who have contributed to this work. D.F.W. May 1996 Preface to the first edition This book is the result of a group of development scientists feeling that there was an urgent need for a reference work that would assist chemists in understanding the science involved in the development of new products. The approach is to inform in a way that allows and encourages the reader to develop his or her own creativity in working with marketing colleagues on the introduction of new products. Organised on a product category basis, emphasis is placed on formulation, selection of raw materials, and the technology of producing the products discussed. Performance considerations, safety, product liability and all aspects of quality are covered. Regulations governing the production and sale of cosmetic products internationally are described, and sources for updated information provided. Throughout the book, reference is made to consumer pressure and environmental issues-concerns which the development scientist and his or her marketing counterpart ignore at their own, and their employer's peril. In recent years, many cosmetic fragrances and toiletry products have been converted from aerosols to mechanically press uri sed products or sprays, and these are described along with foam products such as hair conditioning mousses.

This book gives a clear and comprehensive view of the technology involved in this complex industry...the book will prove an invaluable reference to anyone involved in the industry and an excellent starting point for those who wish to learn more about it - Chemistry and Industry

List of Contributors
Preface
Preface to the first edition
Raw materialsp. 1
Hair-care productsp. 36
Skin-care productsp. 104
Color cosmeticsp. 149
Baby carep. 183
Afro productsp. 201
Dental productsp. 225
Perfumeryp. 272
Personal hygiene productsp. 290
Antiperspirants and deodorantsp. 310
Regulation of cosmetic productsp. 344
Qualityp. 362
Environmental issuesp. 378
Appendix I List of suppliersp. 385
Appendix II Useful addressesp. 387
Indexp. 389
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780751403343
ISBN-10: 0751403342
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 31st July 1996
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.67
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised