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Anti-pollution effect: a complex claim objectivation

Since the pandemic, antiviral claims have become part of the anti-pollution trend. Here we discover the growing range of ways to test anti-pollution claims.a

Since the spring of 2020, the global health crisis related to COVID-19 has placed the pollution risks of megacities as a secondary concern. Should viruses be considered as an integrated part of pollutants? They belong to the large family of microbiota such as micro-organisms, bacteria, viruses, fungi, yeast. Hand washing with soap or hydro alcoholic gel, an essential barrier to virus contagion, has become a way of life around the world.

The bactericidal efficacy of cosmetic hygiene products is evaluated in vitro by following the recommendations of bactericidal tests by distinguishing handwashing products by friction and quantifying the reduction in the viability of Escherichia coli. As for the antiviral activity of a hygiene product, its objectivation seems to be pharmaceuticals

For the face, the wearing of masks, sometimes amounting to many hours daily, becomes a new parameter to be taken into consideration in assessing the tolerance and effectiveness of cosmet

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in-cosmetics Korea 2022

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
13 - 15 July 2022

PCHi China 2022

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
18 - 20 July 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
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in-cosmetics Latin America 2022

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