News Archive


8/24/09 - The Role Of Population Modeling In Ecological Risk Assessment

RIFM is sponsoring a workshop organized by Roskilde University in Roskilde, Denmark, August 23-25, 2009. The workshop is an outgrowth of the successful sediment program, sponsored by RIFM, that during the last three years has contributed substantially to our understanding of the fate and effects of fragrance materials in freshwater and estuarine sediments.

7/9/09 - Update on the U.S. EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) Screen for Fragrances

For the past 18 months, RIFM staff, Drs. Anne Marie Api, Daniel T. Salvito and Madhuri Singal, participated as members of the expert, multi-stakeholder Fragrance Technical Committee that informed the development of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Design for the Environemnt (DfE) Screen for Fragrances.

2/3/09 - RIFM's 43rd Annual Meeting Presentations are Online in the RIFM Events Archive

If you missed the latest Fragrance Industry information on current environmental and respiratory research and other important issues, go to the Events Archive of the RIFM web site.

1/9/07 - Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) at ESCD

View two presentations on the Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) methodology that were given at the September 2006 meeting of the European Society of Contact Dermatitis (ESCD).

9/24/05 - Simulated Inhalation Levels of Fragrance Materials in a Surrogate Air Freshener Formulation

This study measured postapplication exposure levels of fragrance materials in an air freshener formulation under normal consumer conditions of use.

3/18/05 - Fragrance and Flavor Ingredients Data Sheets (FFIDSs) Are Available Online

3/15/05 - Indoor Air Quality - Apr 2004

RIFM Respiratory Safety Project: Indoor Air Quality Over the past several decades there has been an increase in the use of fragranced products and awareness of odors. Some of this awareness focuses on public perception regarding the decrease in indoor air quality (IAQ).