The Role and Safety of Glucosides in certified products

In our latest Advisory Board meeting, we focused on glucosides, especially Coco Glucosides. Their increasing usage is notable, attributed to their natural sourcing, which enhances their organic and eco-friendly profiles. They are preferred in rinse-off products due to their lower irritant potential compared to chemicals like Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS). Safety Assessment The Cosmetic Ingredient […]

The what, how and when about Sunscreen

Every spring when the sun starts shining we experience a lot of confusion and disagreements regarding use of sunscreen. So; we decided to update our article about the subject. Give it a go and send us a comment or questions should you have any. What SPF should I choose? If you live in Denmark or […]

Prevent Allergies in the hairdressing industry

The hairdressing profession loses the most, compared to the other professions, at least when it comes to how long you typically work in your field. It becomes no more than eight years on average and that includes the time being a student. We just repeat – Eight years. Almost half of the hairdressers simply stop […]

Cobalt – Chemical of the Month

By Mariam Tauhaybeche, Pharmacist What is Cobalt Cobalt is a chemical with the symbol Co, and it is found as a natural component of the earth’s crust. Cobalt is wellknown in pigment colors blue and green and it can also be found widely in the environment in very low concentration. Humans can be exposed to […]

BORAX – Chemical of the month

By toxicologist Ewa Daniél What is it?Borax is the common name for Borate, Sodium borate, Sodium tetraborate and Disodium tetraborates. It’s a natural mineral, mined from the ground or collected from evaporated deposits. Borax is a salt of Boric acid. Borax can be used in several different types of products such as insect repellent, fungicide, […]

This is how we affected the market in 2019

Every year we make an anonymous list of the products we have refused to certify. There is a brief rationale next to each product that can help you understand what we allow and what we don’t. We have rejected certification of 72 products in 2019. This corresponds to approximately 15 percent of the number of […]

Ethanol – Chemical of the Month

What is Ethanol? Ethanol also known as alcohol or ethyl alcohol, is a chemical compound that is known by its disinfectant properties and the psychoactive property when found in alcoholic drinks. Today we will focus on the disinfectant’s property and tell more about how it works and at which concentration. How does ethanol work and […]