CSP102 - Product Evaluation and Biological Targets

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Subject Title
Product Evaluation and Biological Targets

Subject Description

Cosmetics are designed to alter or improve the appearance of the human body.   When formulating, the cosmetic scientist strives to develop products that are safe, possess consistent characteristics and have the desired effect when applied to a biological system.  The form, function and special considerations of biological systems will be examined. Products will be evaluated for safety and claims substantiation; quality control assessments of stability and contamination will be performed. 

Credit Status

One credit towards the Cosmetic Science Ontario Graduate Certificate Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the biological and chemical properties of skin hair ad  eye to be able to optimize efficacy of cosmetic products.
  2. Analyze cosmetic products FO microbial content to determine produce acceptability for the consumer market.
  3. Asses the manufacture performance claims of hair of skin product to prepare an evaluative report.
  4. Develop a strategy assess produce safty using in vivo and in Vitro methods.
  5. Prepare an accelerated product stability testing protocol o determine shelf life.
  6. Prepare a repot on raw material animal toxicity studies to asses potential for adverse reactions o product.

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