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______________________________ Ontario Chapter Officers 2014 Chair Dorothy Maraprossians Unipex Solutions Canada Inc 235 Advance Blvd Brampton, ON L6T4J2 Ph: 905-453-7131 Fax: 905-453-0199 Chair Elect Shahin Kalantari d'Avicenna Inc 80 Cornerbrook drive, Toronto, ON. M3A 1H7 Ph: 416-567-6572 Secretary Monika Melao Charles Tennant & Company 34 Clayson Rd. Toronto, ON M9M 2G8 Ph: (416) 741-9264 Fax: (416) 741-6642 Treasurer Robert Castillo Univar Canada Ph: (416) 740-5300 Fax: (416) 740-2227 Directors Area II Bart Maxon Ph: 989-496-3035 Fax: 989-496-5508 Perry Romanowski Brains Publishing Ph: 708-207-7642 Past Chair Andrea Boylan Andicor Specialty Chemicals Corp. 590 Abilene Drive Mississauga, ON  L5T2T4 Ph: (905) 795-0911 Fax: (905) 795-0912
New SCC Ontario Survey Launched The SCC Ontario board is happy to announce the launch of our new survey! As a member of the SCC Ontario chapter or someone who is interested in our chapter and attends the occasional meeting and/or function we are looking for your feedback.   Please take a moment to complete our brief survey and let us know what you like, and don't like as well as how we may improve on what we are doing.    Our objective as a society is the advancement of cosmetic science, which of course we all have a vested interest in! So why not do it in a way that educates as well as entertains!  Click Here to participate in the survey !

Navigating “Mild”

Personal Care Products

Gayle Fortin

Presenters Welcome ! The SCC Ontario Chapter board is currently accepting submissions for presentations ! Interested parties can submit a presentation abstract and a biography. Your talk may be accepted for either a Chapter meeting or Education Day. Please send all enquiries to Andy Halasz  (speaker coordinator) Here !
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS MEETING IIf you prefer you can reserve a spot by email or fax. Send us a note that you will be there. We will confirm receipt of your reservation. You can then either bring the payment with you or put it in the mail. Please make your reservation prior to January 26TH, 2015. Please note: Should you register and not attend you will be invoiced the meeting fee.   Students must have their payment in by Monday prior to the meeting. To make your reservation today contact Rob by email here: or by fax at (416) 740-2227   or Online (Click Here) Abstract: Over the years we have seen the industry respond to the “Mild” Personal Care market as it has moved from niche to mainstream.  For better or for worse, whether based on very real biological sensitivities or effective advertising “Mild” and all its variations is on the Personal Care product label to stay.  For those involved in formulating, marketing or selling products for the “Mild” personal care industry, this presentation will touch on consumer expectations, definitions, testing, chemical options and general formulation strategies. Bio: Gayle Fortin Sales & Business Development Manager, StarChem Canada For 25 years, Gayle has been involved in chemical manufacturing and supply to the Personal Care and Household industries.  Her previous background at Stepan Company where she held positions in R&D, QC, Manufacturing and Sales provided a strong background and network in Personal and Household chemical markets.  Now at StarChem, Gayle leads the effort to bring the StarChem name and its strong standing in Specialty Chemicals, into the fore front as a chemical supplier to the Personal Care and Household markets.  Gayle lives with her family in Barrie Ontario.  She loves to snowboard, travel and dabbles in the fine arts. The Venetian Banquet & Hospitality Centre 219 Romina Drive, City of Vaughan, ON, L4K 4V3  (tel: 905-264-9960) Time: 5:00 p.m. Cocktails 6:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Presentation 8:00 p.m. Adjournment Fees: $45 pre-paid SCC ember $55 pre-paid non-member $10 pre-paid student $60 at the door Meeting Details Here Show up and you can WIN!! The SCC Ontario board is pleased to announce the addition of an ”Attendance Draw” for all the meetings this year. The rules are easy….be a member, attend the meeting and you could win. That’s it...simple. A members name will be drawn each meeting and as long as you are at the meeting you will get $100!!! The draw is a way for the board to show its appreciation  for those members who attend meetings. It is one thing to be a member but another all together to show up, support, socialize and get educated. We feel we provide good value for your membership and encourage everyone to take advantage of it. See you there in 2015 and GOOD LUCK!  
18th Annual Holiday Dinner Dance Nov. 28th, 2014 The Holiday Dinner Dance was a huge success again this year with 232 people attending the event! All were in good cheer as we started the evening with the ever popular Antipasto Table. We changed up the entertainment this year with the addition of Matt Dean.  (Read More Here) View a Slideshow of the Event Here !  
A Farewell Message From the Chair   A farewell message from the Chair…….. Reflecting upon our chapter events and initiatives in 2014, I am proud to have served as Chair of the Ontario chapter of the SCC.   We had three evening meetings which were quite diverse in topics.  From the use of special delivery systems, to post- marketing surveillance of cosmetics as well as a fresh market perspective from Good Housekeeping magazine. We also had a full day regulatory update meeting was held in March, covering the Canadian, US and European regulations. Another full day seminar was held in September at our yearly Education Day.  The topic of the day was “Claim Substantiation and Skin Aging” which was presented by Dr. Nava Dayan. As for social events, our annual golf tournament, held on a warm July day, was enjoyed by all who attended.  The Holiday Dinner Dance in late November offered great food, great fun, and comeradery which helped to jump- start the festive season. I am now pleased to introduce and offer my well wishes for our elected officers for 2015, photographed below with our Area Director, Perry Romanowski: (left to right)  Dorothy Maraprossians (Chair), Rob Castillo (Treasurer), Monika Melao (Secretary) and Shahin Kalantari (Chair-elect).  I am certain that 2015 will be another great year for our chapter! Andrea Boylan 2104 SCC Ontario Chapter Chair
Seneca College is developing a full time, one year, day time post graduate certificate in Cosmetic Science.  We are currently seeking industry experts in the areas of raw materials, formulation and cosmetic regulations to develop curriculum and/or provide instruction.  Ideal candidates will have excellent English skills and current expertise in the cosmetic industry.  If you are interested, please forward your resume and contact information here :  
How Do Cosmetic Raw Materials Get Their Names? by PERRY ROMANOWSKI I must confess. One of my favorite things about being a chemist is getting to say long words and knowing what they mean.   I loved learning the IUPAC system for naming chemicals. That’s why I found ingredient lists on shampoos & conditioners baffling. I didn’t know what most of the chemicals were. They were similar to IUPAC terms, but not quite. Read the Complete Article here !
Attention Members ! Unemployed and Emeritus members may continue to attend monthly meetings free of charge.   Please contact the registration booth upon arrival.   Unemployed membership is free of charge by  submitting the renewal form with unemployment details.