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Gain access to the most comprehensive database of flavor/fragrance materials in the world. Join with RIFM member companies to support the safe use of fragrance materials. 

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Unpacking the Fragrance Industry: understanding the safety evaluation process

The fragrance industry is committed to addressing consumers' interests through a continuous health and environmental safety review of fragrance ingredients. Read More


RIFM's 50th Annual Meeting - Save the Date - September 22, 2016


RIFM's robust scientific program covers comprehensive Human Health and Environmental endpoints.


The RIFM Database is the most comprehensive, worldwide source of toxicology data, literature and general information on fragrance and flavor raw materials.

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Q1 2016 Safety Assessment Update Webinar
Quarterly Update on the RIFM Safety Assessment Process. For Members Only!

Location: Webinar

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RIFM Moves the Safety Assessment Process to the Next Performance Level applying BPM-D Framework

BPM-D and the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) announced today that they have successfully concluded the first phase of their collaboration to increase the performance of RIFM’s Safety Assessment Process. As a result, the potential resource capacity and overall throughput of RIFM’s end-to-end process increased by over 300% through various process improvements and the elimination of resource constraints. These improvements allow RIFM to increase their process efficiencies, lower costs, and streamline inter-enterprise processes with their member companies.


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An in silico skin absorption model for fragrance materials

Validated with a large fragrance-focused data set.

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Novel Database for exposure to fragrance ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products

D. Comiskey et al, Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 72 (2015) 660-672.