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Preservatives in Cosmetics and Drugs Book
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Preservative-Free
and Self-Preserving Cosmetics and Drugs:

Principles and Practices
edited by Jon J. Kabara

Introduces the principles that augment the formulation of products free from traditional preservatives by creating a hostile environment for microorganisms without diminishing quality.

Emphasizes that the preservation of a product should be inherent in the formula itself and examines the use of multifunctional chemicals whose secondary characteristics include germistatic and germicidal qualities.

This book describes a unique approach to the formulation of dermatological and cosmetic products as well as providing a documented bibliography at the end of each chapter with the most recent references.

Features:

  • emphasizes that the preservation of a product should be inherent in the formula itself
  • explains the rationale for providing product protection by reducing the levels of preservatives in cosmetics
  • discussions on replacement of irritating or sensitizing agents
  • discussions on the refinement of formulas to eliminate preservatives
  • explanations of the impact of preservative-free and self-preserving products on global markets and international regulations
  • and much more!

Contents:

  1. Principles for Product Preservation
  2. The Effect of Acid pH on Microorganisms and Survival Strategies that Permit Growth in Products
  3. Water Activity and Self-Preserving Formulas
  4. The Role of Surfactants in Self-Preserving Cosmetic Formulas
  5. Fatty Acids and Esters as Multifunctional Components
  6. Biomimetic Phospholipids: Components for Self-Preservation
  7. Use of Antioxidants in Self-Preserving Cosmetic and Drug Formulations
  8. Aroma Chemicals as Preservatives
  9. Chelating Agents as Preservative Potentiators
  10. The Role of Packaging in Product Preservation
  11. Preservative-Free and Self-Preserving Cosmetic and Drug Products: The Future

Index

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Preservative-Free and Self-Preserving
Cosmetics and Drugs: Principles and Practice
edited by Jon J. Kabara and Donald S. Orth

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