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Formulating Antiperspirants & Deodorants in Practice for Regulatory Compliance

On-Demand Course

Recorded on Jan 28, 2021

Formulate easily any form of antiperspirant (stick, gel, spray, roll on) by knowing how to select the right active ingredients (natural botanicals, minerals and Al-free actives - plant extracts, silver salts).

Eric Abrutyn will share standards & requirements, testing methods, ideal temperature & concentration level, acceptable actives for each type of antiperspirant formulation. He will also focus on real-life commercial examples with a glimpse of 2017-2019 patent review (including US Patent 9,610,237, US Patent 9,913,790…).

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Eric Abrutyn Presented By:
Eric Abrutyn
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Beginner

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Why should you view this course?

As it has been established, use of aluminium salts in antiperspirant & deodorants blocks the sweat glands which can tamper with our body temperature. And, as more consumers are becoming mindful of it, it is significant for formulators like you to revamp your formulation strategy.

Unsure how to do so? Join this course and be versatile in formulating any type of antiperspirant form (stick, gel, spray, roll on). Our leading expert will help you:

  1. Formulate easily for any antiperspirant requirement (no whitening, spray, roll-on...) by clarifying best suited ingredients & strategies for each case.

  2. Save time finding the "right" active ingredient (active Al-based salts, Al-free actives and natural botanicals...) with an organized set of selection criteria.

  3. Know future trends & comply easily with your targeted market regulations by reviewing 2017-2019 patent (including US Patent 9,610,237, US Patent 9,913,790…)

Who should view this course?

Formulators looking to be versatile in formulating any form of antiperspirant and deodorant that comply with regulations and use Al-free & natural actives must take this course.

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Course Outline

  1. Overview of global markets
    • What factors drive consumer needs for antiperspirants & deodorants?
    • Brief look on US Claims made over time for antiperspirants & deodorants

  2. Understanding the fundamentals of the Axillia Underarm
    • Sweat gland axilla anatomy
    • Relationship of sweat control theory/bacteria and odor pathway
    • Introduction to current antiperspirant theory
    • Comprehensive study of antiperspirant primer:
      1. How the synthesis of AP salts work?
      2. What are Activated Antiperspirant Actives?
      3. Clinical evaluation methods (hot-room studies, gravimetric testing) to measure the efficacy of the products

  3. Formulating antiperspirant (AP) products
    • General formulation considerations that are a must
    • How to choose an AP agent?
    • Understanding the antiperspirant monograph: drug fact label
    • Selection guide for AP actives and functional axilla odor controlling agents
    • Preparing different forms of antiperspirants (stick, gel, spray, roll on)
      1. Common ingredients with different load-levels in antiperspirants (cyclics, AP salts..)
      2. Varying ingredients in antiperspirants
    • OTC stability protocol

  4. Comprehensive overview of deodorant primers (classical – botanical – minerals)
    • What is meant by deodorant primer?
    • Types of deodorants – in demand
    • Commercial examples to discuss practical formulation techniques and claims

  5. Current market trends on antiperspirants & deodorants

  6. Brief review of 2017-2019 Patents (US Patent 9,610,237; US Patent 10,117,816, US Patent 10,172,773…)

  7. 30 mins Q&A - Interact live/ ask questions directly from the expert!
  8. Have a query ? Email us for any help

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Members Reviews

The course was really helpful. The speaker had a good grasp on the technical information.

Ayushi Bhatnagar , from SpecialChem India

Gave full baseline level of understanding of the mechanisms of antiperspirants vs. deodorants and the balances of properties !

Mary R. , from ANGUS Chemical Company

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