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Microbiology book from C.H.I.P.S.

Cosmetic and Drug Microbiology
edited by Donald S. Orth

Emphasizing the globalization of products in industry, Cosmetic and Drug Microbiology:

  • ranges from discussions of the evolution of cosmetic and drug microbiology in different countries to preservative efficacy testing, hurdle technology, and nanotechnology
  • introduces emerging 'lab on a chip' technologies for the testing of microorganisms and their products at the molecular level
  • describes critical factors that must be considered in the testing and selection of preservatives for product formulations
  • presents an overview of skin microbiology
  • updates progress on global harmonization of microbiological test methods

Cosmetic and Drug Microbiology reviews many principles and practices of microbiology in the cosmetic industry to address globalization of products. Supplying chapters from leading authorities around the world, this guide highlights emerging issues in nanotechnology, governmental regulation, and efficacy testing, as well as demonstrates the impact of microbiological testing in clinical studies.

Contents

  1. Introduction to the Preservation of Make-up Type Products
  2. Risk Factor Assessment of Anhydrous/Atypical Cosmetic Products
  3. Global Preservative Systems
  4. Safety and Toxicological Properties of Preservatives
  5. Hurdle Technology for Cosmetic and Drug Preservation
  6. Cosmetic Preservation Using Enzymes
  7. Plant Products as Antimicrobial Agents
  8. Microbiological Limit Testing: Microbial Specifications for Finished Products
  9. Raw Material and Water Microbial Bioburden
  10. Nanotechnology: Tools Microbiologists Can Use to Refine Their Research
  11. Microbiology of the Skin
  12. Microbiological Testing During Clinical Trials
  13. Evolution of Cosmetic Microbiology Beyond Agar Plating
  14. New Developments and Opportunities in Cosmetic Microbiology

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Cosmetic and Drug Microbiology
edited by Donald S. Orth
2006 400 pages $248.95 + shipping
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