SEP 03, 2015 06:00 AM PDT

Preservatives Now - Facts and Fictions

Presented At Microbiology
  • President, Steinberg & Associates, Inc
      With more than 30 years' industry experience, David is a world renowned industry expert whose preservative knowledge is second to none. He founded the Masters Program in Cosmetic Sciences at Fairleigh Dickinson University and has taught many courses, including Chemistry of Skin Care, Chemistry of Hair Care Ingredients, Cosmetic Raw Material Regulations, and Preservatives for Cosmetics. For more than 15 years he wrote a bimonthly column for Cosmetic & Toiletries Magazine. In 2006 he founded the Cosmetic Preservative Council and served as Executive Director. He is a Regulatory Affairs Professional Fellow and has served as Chapter Chair, National Treasurer and National President of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. He is on the Board of Directors for the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) industry association. He has received many awards, including: Eminent Visiting Scholar Virginia State University, Paper of the Year Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and Society of Cosmetic Chemists Merit Award. He is a featured speaker at many industry events and always provides a unique perspective many find invaluable.


    Preservatives have been under attacks by NGO's and their willing accomplishes-the media and the marketers of cosmetics. But with all their science fiction and negative statements, what are the facts? Are Parabens really dead? What are we really using to preserve cosmetics now? What will the future hold? This talk will cover the fiction and than the facts. The answers may surprise you.

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