This book contains hundreds of cosmetic and toiletry formulations based on information received from numerous industrial companies and other organizations. Each formulation is indentified by a description of end use. The formulations contains a listing of each raw material, processing procedure, and source of the formula.
Volume one of the second edition was published in 1989 (and described in the May 1990 SciTech Book News. Volume two details some 1,900 more cosmetic and toiletry formulations, based on manufacturers' and distributors' descriptions. Each formulation is identified by a description of end use. The formulations include the following as available: a listing of each raw material contained; the percent by weight of each raw material; suggested formulation procedure; and the formula source, which is the company or organization that supplied the formula. A section on trade-named raw materials provides brief chemical descriptions and suppliers' addresses. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)