IFRA Trade Secrets Submission to the EU Commission
Trade secrets have been the principle means by which our rapidly innovating industry has historically protected its intellectual property. This report is designed to highlight the continued dependence on trade secrets as a means of protecting the fragrance industry’s IP, the challenges to the continued effective use of trade secrets and to indicate where our industry would like to see action in this area.
Sixth IFRA Compliance cycle is 100% clear
A test sample of fifty fragranced products, chosen at random from a selection of 450 marketed products from ten different countries, found that all fragrance formulations were compliant with the IFRA Code of Practice. The sixth cycle of the IFRA Compliance Program*, covering the period May 2011 to May 2012, did not find any substances in violation of the IFRA Code of Practice in any of the selected products.
Trade Secrets EU Challenge in a Global Economy
Trade secrets have become increasingly important to the success of industries worldwide. This is
particularly true in the European Union, where most industries rely upon rapid, continuous and
incremental innovation to add value to their product lines.
IFRA Expo in European Parliament 24 Jan 2012
For the first time ever, a full fragrance formula will be published and given out to visitors along with the fragrance at an exhibition in the European Parliament from January 31st to February 2nd 2012.
IFRA Clears alleged non-complinat product 7 Nov 2011
Following a public allegation that a finished product on the market contains a fragrance material that has been banned by the International Fragrance Association (IFRA), an investigation has been conducted in accordance with the IFRA Compliance Program*.