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3/9/16 - SCIENCE MAKES SCENTS AT THE USA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FESTIVAL

From plants to perfumes, the fragrance industry is rich in the sciences. It’s a natural fit to connect the fragrance industry to STEM education.

2/23/16 - RIFM AWARDS IIVS GRANT TO DEVELOP NON-ANIMAL TESTING STRATEGY FOR RESPIRATORY SENSITIZATION

The Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Inc. (IIVS) received a grant from the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) to develop non-animal test methods for the evaluation of fragrance materials for potential respiratory irritation and sensitization.

2/5/16 - 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.

12/14/15 - Season's Greetings From Everyone At RIFM!

Peace! In the Holiday Season and the New Year!

11/11/15 - Unpacking the Fragrance Industry: understanding the safety evaluation process

The fragrance industry believes that consumers should be confident that the products they buy are safe.  Consumers today are aware of potential health and environmental issues and wish to make informed purchase choices. Therefore, the industry is committed to addressing consumers' interests through a continuous health and environmental safety review of fragrance ingredients. The Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM) is the organization missioned to provide the scientific basis for meeting that commitment.

7/1/15 - James C. Romine Is Named RIFM's New President

6/2/15 - The Expert Panel Thanks David Wilcox For His Service To RIFM

The Expert Panel, at RIFM to review Safety Assessments of individual fragrance materials, takes time to honor outgoing RIFM President, David K. Wilcox, Ph.D.

3/26/15 - RFP FOR NOVEL NON-ANIMAL PLATFORM TO CHARACTERIZE RESPIRATORY EFFECTS OF FRAGRANCE MATERIALS

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from candidate organizations or institutions and select those with the best ability to generate data on testing airway effects and immunomodulation.

1/21/15 - RIFM Member Job Board in the Career Section of the RIFM Web Site

A new Member privilege. RIFM Member companies may now advertise their science-related, industry positions in the Career section of the RIFM web site. E-mail rifm@rifm.org to submit your position.

1/15/15 - The Fragrance Material Safety Assessment Resource Center is Now Online

David K. Wilcox, Ph.D., RIFM President announced the launch of the Fragrance Material Safety Assessment Center.

For more information, e-mail rifm@rifm.org.



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