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Cosmetic Microbiology A Practical Approach

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ISBN-10: 0849314534

ISBN-13: 9780849314537

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Philip A. Geis

List price: $220.00
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Written for microbiologists, process engineers, plant managers, and workers, Cosmetic Microbiology: A Practical Handbook contains practical information on the sanitation and preservation of cosmetics. The book provides knowledge needed to create safe and usable cosmetic products. All aspects of cosmetic microbiology are covered, including testing methods, preservation, toxicology, and regulatory concerns. This second edition continues the tradition of offering practical, easy-to-understand advice to newcomers to cosmetic microbiology, and it continues to be THE source for technical training.
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Book details

List price: $220.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 4/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Basic microbiology
History of cosmetic microbiology
Biology of microbes
Sanitary practices in cosmetic manufacturing
Microbial environment of the manufacturing plant
Hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) protocols in cosmetic microbiology
Cosmetic microbiology test methods
Antimicrobial preservative efficacy and microbial content testing
Validation of methods
Preservation of cosmetics
Preservation strategies
Antimicrobial mechanisms of selected preservatives and the bacterial response
Global regulatory and toxicologic aspects of cosmetic preservation
Consumer safety considerations of cosmetic preservation
Global regulation of preservatives and cosmetic preservatives
Common cosmetic preservatives