Preservative-Free and Self-Preserving Cosmetics and Drugs: Principles and Practices By Jon J. Kabara

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SPECIAL INDIAN REPRINT

Preservative-Free and Self-Preserving Cosmetics and Drugs: Principles and Practices

Jon J. Kabara

January 2, 1997 by CRC Press , Special Indian Reprint 2016
Reference - 286 Pages

 

Summary

Introduces the principles that augment the formulation of products free from traditional preservatives by creating a hostile environment for microorganisms without diminishing quality. The text emphasizes that the preservation of a product should be inherent in the formula and examines the use of multifunctional chemicals whose secondary characteristics include germistatic and germicidal qualities.

Table of Contents

1.Principles for product preservation;

2. The effect of acid pH on microorganisms and survival strategies that enable microorganisms to grow in products;

3. The effect of water activity on cosmetic and drug preservation;

4. The role of surfactants in self-preserving cosmetic and drug formulas;

5. Fatty acids and esters - multifunctional components of product preservative systems;

6. Biomimetic phospholipids - components for self-preserving formulae;

7. The role of antioxidants in cosmetic and drug Formulation;

8. Aroma chemicals as preservatives;

9. Chelating agents as preservative potentiators;

10. The role of packaging in product preservation;

11. Preservative-free and self-preserving cosmetic and drug products - the future.

 

 

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