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Best of the Web: Science & Technology » Cosmetics & Fragrances
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR)
The Cosmetics Ingredient Review reviews and assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics and publishes results in peer reviewed scientific literature.
The FDA's web information on cosmetics including ingredients, labeling, regulations and international activities.
The site features on online database of over 1,000 fragrances, searchable by company or fragrance name, a bibliography of industry reference sources, and interviews with leading professionals in the field.
International Fragrance Association (IFRA)
Composed of members worldwide, the site has IFRA's code of practice, industry standards, news, and overview.
New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists
The NY chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, the site features industry notes, news, and events.
Society of Cosmetic Chemists:
The society's is composed of scientists with no corporate membershp, who are involved in the academic or industrial field of cosmetics. The site has information on their meetings, publications, and educational programs.