Topic of the Month: January 2015

Scented polymers

What fragrant plastics tell us

Bestseller or shelf warmer – the “nose factor” is crucial

Regulation of allergenic fragrances in scented toys

Masuck et al. ordered five different scented dolls from an Internet shop. Source: Masuck et al.

Beware of scented dolls

Photo: Felizitas Gemetz, ©: Fraunhofer IWM

Fragrance to increase safety

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21/12/2017

December 2017: What makes plastic Christmas trees irresistible

A Christmas tree that neither prickles nor loses its needles? That is so easy to look after that it doesn’t even need water and still has all its foliage in January even so? This is not wishful thinking but reality– although the tree we are talking about is not natural. Because it is not found in a forest; it is made synthetically. In the USA, every third Christmas tree is already made of plastic.
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