CSP111 - Raw Materials

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Last revision date 2018-04-18 13:34:31.352
Last review date 2018-04-18 13:34:31.352

Subject Title
Raw Materials

Subject Description
Cosmetics are formulated using a wide range of raw materials; each component has a specific function in the final product.  In this course, students will explore the functional classes of raw materials, delve into the chemistry of each class and develop instrumentation expertise in analysis.

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. Adopt International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI Nomenclature) to identify and name raw materials.
  2. Classify raw materials in a variety of cosmetics in relation to functional attributes of the final product.
  3. Create a Certificate of Analysis using analytical instrumentation to evaluate   composition of raw materials.
  4.  Apply Good Laboratory Practices into execution and documentation of analyses.
  5. Select industry specific analytical methods through a literature survey of scientific protocols.
  6. Modify a synthetic product formula to achieve a natural source product.

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