Register for the 2015 NYSCC Suppliers' Day Event

Registration is now open for the 2015 NYSCC Suppliers’ Day Event!

Please Join NYSCC Members on April 7th for Dinner and Industry Insight!


Steve Herman

Steve Herman

Join us for an opportunity to meet, eat and mingle among today’s rising stars in the Cosmetic Sciences. Begin with an educational hour lead by Steve Herman who offers his comprehensive technical, formulation and marketing perspectives on servicing the personal care industry. Following dinner, John Brahms, PhD (R&D at International Flavors and Fragrances) will offer unique insight as he discusses a wide range of product types including tablets, dry blends, suspensions, emulsions and hot pour products …. MORE

John Brahms

John Brahms, PhD

WHEN: April 7, 2015 (Registration begins at 4:00 pm)
WHERE: The Bethwood – Totowa, New Jersey
Speaker: Steve Herman (Topic: Fragrance Safety and Transparency)
John C. Brahms, Ph.D. (Topic: Enhancing the Consumer Experience through Fragrance Delivery)

The Road to the Sunscreen Innovation ActThe Road to the Sunscreen Innovation Act

From this month’s Cosmetiscope
By Dr. Nadim Shaath

President Obama finally signed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) into law in late November 2014. This process has taken years to achieve. As most of us know, the Final Monograph in sunscreens in the U.S. has not been finalized. An uneven bureaucracy and delays have prolonged a tenuous situation, leaving a population at risk. The process of regulating sunscreens started in the early seventies, forty years ago, culminating in the publication of the Advanced Notice for Public Record (ANPR) in 1978. The ANPR seemed to function as law for numerous years with suppliers, manufacturers, and consumers adhering to its tenets. It provided guidelines and testing protocols for sun protection factors (SPF), specifying SPF 15 as the highest SPF possible. It also provided a list of twenty-one ingredients that were labeled Category I that had a specific use percentage in cosmetic formulations. It allowed manufacturers to make a claim that, “The use of sunscreens reduces the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging when used as directed.” …. MORE

2015 NYSCC Suppliers' Day