Description

Analysis of Cosmetic Products advises the reader from an analytical chemistry perspective on the choice of suitable analytical methods for production monitoring and quality control of cosmetic products. In the format of an easy-to-understand compendium of published literature on the subject, this book will enable people working in the cosmetic industry or in research laboratories to:
* become familiar with the main legislative and analytical literature on this subject and
* learn about and choose suitable analytical procedures for production monitoring and control of cosmetic products, according to their composition.
The first section of Analysis of Cosmetic Products covers various definitions and concepts relating to cosmetic products, current legislation in different countries and specific legislation on ingredients. The central body of the book addresses analytical methods for monitoring and quality control of cosmetic products with the fundamental objective being to enable reader's access to scientific reviews carried out by experts in analytical chemistry. The final section contains a small review of the alternative methods to using animals for cosmetic product evaluation.

Key Features

* An essential resource for those in the cosmetic industry and research laboratories, allowing you to become familiar with the main analytical literature * Up-to-date and exhaustive overviews of current knowledge dealing with cosmetic analysis, general concepts and legislation * Including tables and figures, designed to graphically communicate important information in an easy-to-understand format

Readership

For scientists and technologists specializing in cosmetic research, manufacturing and quality control, as well as for students of cosmetic science and related topics and people connected to the field of cosmetics (practitioners, consultants, etc.).

Table of Contents

Part I. General Concepts and Cosmetic Legislation Chapter 1. General Concepts and Cosmetic Legislation 1.1. General concepts. Current legislation on cosmetics in different countries (L. Gagliardi, S. Dorato).
1.2. Quality control of cosmetic products. Specific legislation on ingredients (B. Fernández, E. González). Part II. Main Ingredients in Cosmetics. Analytical Methods for Monitoring and Quality Control Chapter 2. General Overview on Analytical Methods for Cosmetic Ingredients 2.1. General revision of official methods of analysis for cosmetics in different countries (L. Gagliardi et al.).
2.2. General revision of published analytical methods for cosmetics (A. Salvador et al.). Chapter 3. UV Filters in Sunscreens and Other Cosmetics. Tanning and Whitening Agents. Analytical Methods 3.1. UV filters in sunscreens and other cosmetics. Regulatory aspects and analytical methods (A. Chisvert, A. Salvador).
3.2. Monitoring and quality control of sunscreen photostability (S. Scalia).
3.3. Tanning and whitening agents in cosmetics. Regulatory aspects and analytical methods (A. Chisvert et al.). Chapter 4. Colouring Agents in Decorative and other Cosmetics. Analytical Methods 4.1. Colouring agents in cosmetic products (excluding hair dyes). Types of decorative cosmetic products (V. Bérangère et al.).
4.2. Colouring agents in cosmetic products (excluding hair dyes). Regulatory aspects and analytical methods (A. Weisz et al.).
4.3. Hair dyes in cosmetics. Regulatory aspects and analytical methods (A. Chisvert et al.). Chapter 5

Details

No. of pages:
506
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444522603
Electronic ISBN:
9780080475318

About the authors

Amparo Salvador

Affiliations and Expertise

Universidad de Valencia, Spain

Alberto Chisvert

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Bromatology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain