5/2/18 - RIFM Scientists Receive Early Investigator Award from the Genetic Toxicology Association

Two RIFM scientists were awarded by the Genetic Toxicology Association (GTA) for their abstract, “The Bluescreen HC™ Assay to Predict the Genotoxic Potential for Fragrance Materials

4/4/18 - Save the Date, Thursday, September 12, 2019, for RIFM's 53rd Annual Meeting

Plan to join us at RIFM's 53rd Annual Meeting. More details coming soon.

1/22/18 - Anne Marie Api, PhD, Vice President, Human Health Science To Present at Joint Meeting of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists and the American Society of Perfumers

Anne Marie Api, PhD, Vice President of Human Health Science will present the QRA 2 and the 49th Amendment- RIFM Today for Perfumers at the Joint Meeting of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) and the American Society of Perfumers (ASP).

1/10/18 - Anne Marie Api, PhD, RIFM Vice President, Human Health Science, Receives Toxicology Forum Award

Anne Marie Api, Ph.D.,Vice President, Human Health Science, RIFM, is receiving the Philippe Shubik Distinguished Scientist Award from The Toxicology Forum. The global award, given annually, honors an individual who has had a long and productive career in the field of toxicology and has made significant and noteworthy contributions to the field.  View the event photos.

8/15/17 - New Robust Summaries Of Fragrance Material Safety Assessments Now Available

RIFM's Online Fragrance Material Safety Assessment Resource Center is a public resource containing Robust Summaries of RIFM's Fragrance Ingredient Safety Assessments and many other RIFM publications, including those on the Creme RIFM Aggregate Exposure Model.

8/30/16 - ECETOC and RIFM - Defining the role of chemical activity in environmental risk assessment within the context of mode of action: practical guidance and advice

Learn about the global meeting of scientists, jointly organized by ECETOC and RIFM, to address challenges facing environmental risk assessors.


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.

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.

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.

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