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“Ring-a-ring o’ roses…”…or saying “No!” to fragrance. October 08 2014, 0 Comments

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Fragrance compounds are generally added to products to conceal the unpleasant odours of the ingredients, or to tantalise our olfactory senses to encourage sales. Regulations do not require fragrance compounds to be identified in detail- but rather appear as a generalised listing as an ingredient, such as fragrance, fragrances, parfum or parfumes in Australia. Requirements vary with the country of origin for imported products.


Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious... July 02 2014, 0 Comments

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...a word used to represent the longest word in English- a nonsense word used by children. Don't you ever wonder who comes up with the names of various chemicals? We can scrutinise product labels, but remain mystified as to what the ingredients might actually be...but conclude that they've got to be okay, or they wouldn't be allowed to be included in a consumable product. Some of the most circumspect chemicals are used as preservatives in personal care products