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.


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 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

4/29/14 - RIFM Staff Co-Author Top Cited Human Health Publications

RIFM staff members, Dr. Anne Marie Api, RIFM Vice President of Human Health Science, Dr. Jon Lalko, Human Health Scientist and Dr. Valerie Politano, Senior Human Health Scientist, are among the co-authors of several top cited publications.

4/17/13 - View Presentations Slides From RIFM's BlueScreen Webinar

Missed RIFM's Webinar on BlueScreen®? See it in the Member area of the RIFM web site,