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06 Mar, 2017, 15:00 GMT IFRA: Work on the Science of Fragrance Allergens Progresses to Protect Consumers

Today, at the fourth Annual Review of IDEA (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens), held under the auspices of the European...


16 Dec, 2015, 14:00 GMT IFRA Commits to Integrate Non Animal Data in Skin Sensitization Risk Assessment

Today, at the third Annual Review of the IDEA Project (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens), held under the auspices of the...


18 Sep, 2015, 08:00 BST Fourth Round Table on Essential Oils Focuses on Environmental Data for REACH Registration

This Friday, September 18, Prodarom and IFRA held a fourth round table with all stakeholders from the essential oils sector. This session continues a ...


31 Jul, 2015, 08:30 BST IFRA Announces 48th Amendment to Standards

IFRA (International Fragrance Association) has officially issued the 48th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice* as part of the industry's ongoing...


10 Jul, 2015, 09:58 BST Third Round Table on Essential Oils Sees Progress on REACH Registration

Yesterday, Thursday July 9, marked a decisive step for the REACH registration of essential oils. This is of significant importance to the several...


27 Feb, 2015, 08:46 GMT Round Table on Essential Oils Evaluates Progress on REACH Registration

On Feb. 24, 2015, IFRA (International Fragrance Association) and PRODAROM (French Fragrance Association) organized a roundtable to assess progress in ...


19 Dec, 2014, 11:23 GMT EU Commission Reviews Fragrance Allergens Program

The second Annual Review of the IDEA Project (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens) was organized in Luxembourg by DG SANCO...


03 Dec, 2014, 12:56 GMT A Round Table on Essential Oils has Enabled the Challenges Faced by Producers of Natural Complex Substances to be Assessed

On 3 December, under the patronage of Eric Andrieu, Member of the European Parliament and Vice President of the Committee on Agriculture, the IFRA...


01 Dec, 2014, 07:30 GMT EU and Fragrance Industry Seek Competitiveness & Consumer Confidence Through Effective Legislation

Members of the European Parliament and the EU Commission will today join members of the fragrance industry in addressing the challenges facing...


13 Feb, 2014, 13:18 GMT IFRA Welcomes the EU Proposed Measures on Fragrance Allergens

The EU Commission has published its proposed measures designed to enhance the protection of consumers from potential fragrance allergens. The...


16 Dec, 2013, 09:00 GMT EU Commission Reviews Fragrance Allergens Program

The first Annual Review of the IDEA Project (International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens) was held in Luxembourg under the auspices of DG...


28 Nov, 2013, 11:10 GMT IFRA Applauds EU Commission's Proposal for Directive to Protect Know-how

The international fragrance association (IFRA) applauds the adoption of the EU Commission's proposal on the protection against unlawful acquisition,...


19 Jun, 2013, 09:00 BST IFRA Issues Fragrance Standards Update

The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has officially notified the 47th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice as part of the industry's...


03 Jun, 2013, 08:00 BST EU Parliament to Sniff out the Scent of Innovation

An exhibition from the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), sponsored by MEP Marielle Gallo, will be held in the European Parliament from June ...


11 Jul, 2012, 09:00 BST Sixth IFRA Compliance Cycle is 100% Clear

 Sixth IFRA Compliance cycle is 100% clear. A test sample of fifty fragranced products, chosen at random from a selection of 450 marketed products...


24 Jan, 2012, 10:03 GMT When is a Trade Secret Not a Trade Secret? When it is Revealed at a European Parliament Exhibition

For the first time ever, a full fragrance formula will be published and given out to visitors along with the fragrance at an exhibition in the...


06 Jun, 2011, 12:31 BST Fifth IFRA Compliance Cycle is All Clear

A test sample of 50 fragranced products, chosen at random from a selection of 450 marketed products from ten different countries, found that all...


18 Feb, 2011, 17:28 GMT EU Regulation Follows Fragrance Industry's Voluntary Global Ban

The European Commission has just announced its decision to ban the fragrance material Musk xylene under the new European Chemicals Legislation REACH, ...