How to avoid stress cracking in containers

Within the field of plastic products, stress cracking is a common – if not the most common – quality problem. Its consequences are often severe, since problems tend to occur only after the products have already hit the market. In most cases, however, customer dissatisfaction could be avoided in the design phase of your product. … More How to avoid stress cracking in containers


Where to Find Cosmetic Formulas

Perry Romanowski owner of the Chemists Corner has put together a great resource for those that are looking for cosmetic formulas. You may also want to read the article on how to reverse engineer formulas. Article by: Perry Romanowski One of my goals is to create a website that gives starting formulas to anyone who … More Where to Find Cosmetic Formulas

Is Soap a Cosmetic?

I get this question all the time so it is worth my time to address this issue. Under the FDA Guidelines SOAP IS NOT A COSMETIC.  Below is the FDA’s stance on soap. A cosmetic is a product, except soap, intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the … More Is Soap a Cosmetic?

SDS Sheets (MSDS) vs. C of A Sheets

What is the difference between these two? Most always customers request SDS (MSDS) sheets versus a Certificate of Analysis Sheets. So what is the difference between these two? A safety data sheet (SDS), material safety data sheet (MSDS), or product safety data sheet (PSDS) is an important component of product stewardship and occupational safety and health. It is intended to provide workers and emergency … More SDS Sheets (MSDS) vs. C of A Sheets