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Chemistry and Technology of the Cosmetics and Toiletries Industry


By: D Williams

395 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 2 | #110308 | ISBN: 0751403342
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About this book

The first edition of this book rapidly established itself as a key reference for the industry, with contributions from experienced technologists in leading international companies. Organized on a product-category basis, it provides an up-to-date overview of the cosmetics and toiletries industry in a readily digestible form. Written from the point of view of a chemist, economic and market aspects are also discussed. The authors discuss the rationale of raw material selection, product formulation and performance, and safety and quality aspects. Regulatory issues are considered from a worldwide perspective. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and includes new chapters on personal wash and cleaning products, and on antiperspirants and deodorants. This book is for chemists and engineers, especially those new to the industry or changing jobs within it.

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


Raw materials. Hair care products. Skin care products. Colour cosmetics. Baby care products. Ethnic products. Dental products. Perfumery. Personal wash and cleansing. Antiperspirants and deodorants. Regulatory affairs USA. Regulatory affairs UK. Quality assurance. Environmental issues.

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