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10/23/17 - Q4 Status List of Fragrance Ingredients Is Published to the RIFM Website

For RIFM Members!

The Q4 2017 Status List of fragrance ingredients in RIFM's Safety Assessment Program is published in the Member Section.

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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.

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.

2/12/13 - RIFM Welcomes Lambros Kromidas, Ph.D.

Lambros Kromidas, Ph.D. joins RIFM as Vice President, Risk Assessment. He will be responsible for setting the objectives and managing timelines to ensure that RIFM's fragrance material safety evaluations are completed on time and include appropriate scientific advances in research and methodology.

5/3/12 - RIFM Launches 2-Box Indoor Air Dispersion Model Beta Test

Find out more about RIFM's 2-Box Indoor Air Dispersion Model, beta testing now. The 2-Box Model a computational, indoor environment, air exposure model that characterizes the movement of a single chemical inside two connected, enclosed rooms. The model allows the user to determine air concentrations, over time, to assess potential inhalation exposure for different air care products under defined conditions of consumer use. RIFM will collect feedback during this period that will contribute to future enhancements of the model.

3/8/12 - Reproduction Adjunct Group Welcomes Dr. Kohei Shiota

11/14/11 - RIFM President Dr. Ladd W. Smith Announces Retirement

Dr. Ladd W. Smith announces his retirement after 13 years as RIFM's President.

9/20/10 - Finally the Fragrance Industry is Understood

"When it comes to the alleged toxicity of perfumes and fragrances, there's nothing worse than non-scientists eschewing readily-available scientific research in favor of village idiocy found on the internet, . . ." Lawrence Meyers



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