Woodcliff Lake, N. J. (November 07, 2011)—Dr. Anne Marie Api, Vice President of Human Health Science at the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM), co-wrote with Dr. Matthias Vey, Scientific Director of the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) “Regulatory and safety aspects of natural fragrance ingredients,” Chapter 6, 89-106, in the new book, Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic Products, edited by N. Dayan and L. Kromidas, New Jersey and Canada, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
The chapter defines the role of natural ingredients in perfumery. It explains how natural fragrance ingredients are characterized and evaluated and the roles that RIFM and IFRA have in the evaluation process. The chapter also provides details on how natural fragrance ingredients are regulated in the framework of the IFRA Standards.