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S&S Cosmetics Inc.Contact: Shazia Iram
Work 1149 Little Crescent Milton Ontario L9T 0A9 Canada
Work Phone: 647-785-7305
  • – Develop, formulate and produce skin and hair products for private label clients.
  • – Highly experienced in formulating new products in skin care, body care, hair      care and hair colors (Baby, anti-acne, and anti aging products).
  • – Developed unique products for domestic and international markets using most updated technology.
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Sensory SpectrumContact: Gail Vance Civille
Work 554 Central Avenue New Providence NJ 07974
Work Phone: 908-376-7000 Work Fax: 908-376-7040Website:

Sensory Spectrum, a globally recognized management consulting firm, specializes in understanding the sensory-consumer experience for industry, academia and government. Our approach links advanced sensory methods to consumer research with the latest statistical analysis procedures to provide business and technical solutions for confident decision making. Product performance and consumer acceptance depend on the interplay of fragrance, feel and appearance. Sensory Spectrum offers project management, management consulting services, training programs, consumer testing onsite and product related short courses.

Services offered:
– Sensory Reviews
– Research Guidance Consumer Testing
– Spectrum Descriptive Analysis Panels
– Product Optimization/Category Review
– QA/QC Programs
– Product Category Training
– Contract Descriptive Panels
– In-house Sensory Seminars
– Lexicon Development

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Shahin Kalantari IncContact: Shahin Kalantari
Work 1600 Almco Blvd. Unit 4 Mississauga ON L4W 1V1 Canada
Work Phone: 416-567-6572 Work Fax: 866-806-6042

Over 20 years of experience in cosmetic product formulation, Shahin Kalantari has invested his expertise to the needs of the cosmetics, skin care, personal care and OTC topical drug products industry.  He provides clients, create products from start to finish, including key ingredient selection, formulation, testing and manufacturing support.

Shahin Kalantari has created the first certified organic skincare line in North America, Since 2008 (

He provides services in Quality Management System Development, Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Corrective Action and Preventive Action Planning and Implementation, Calibration Programs, Root Cause Analysis, and Problem Solving Techniques in ISO, GMP, Natural and organice regulatory systems.

Shahin Kalantari is the 2015 Chair elect of the SCC Ontario Chapter.




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Siltech LLCContact: Tony O'Lenick
Work 1625 Lakes Parkway Lawrenceville GA 30043
Work Phone: 678-442-0210 Work Fax: 678-442-9624Website:

Siltech provides organo functional silicones for personal care applications.

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Sixth-Man ConsultingContact: Ro Oteri
Work 50 N. Middletown Road Montvale NJ 07645

Every team needs a professional to come off the bench, to add a spark and make a difference.

Sixth-Man Consulting was founded by Ro Oteri to support companies participating in the Personal Care and Pharmaceutical industries, ranging from materials suppliers to branded marketers. He brings a wealth of commercial and technical expertise having served in global senior management positions at raw material suppliers, Presperse, ISP, and TRI-K and the dermatology finished products provider, Amcol Health and Beauty Solutions.

Sixth-Man Consulting focuses primarily in two areas. The first is helping specialty chemicals and materials manufacturers grow or start their business in the personal care industry. Ro specializes in high level strategy development and business planning as well as program execution in the areas of sales, marketing, business development, new product development and geographic expansion.

Sixth-Man Consulting also works with branded marketers providing support services in the areas of product development. Specifically, the firm lends expertise in formula development, packaging, manufacturing, regulatory, and supply chain functions.

Sixth-Man Consulting addresses an important need in the industry for proven expertise at a moments notice that fills an organizational gap, solves a problem, or creates strategy and plans to take a business to the next level.

Ro can be reached at

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SkinAxisContact: Arevik Mosoian
Work CCIT, 675 US Highway One North Brunswick NJ 08902
Work Phone: 347-707-0829 Work Fax: 732-745-7270Website:

SkinAxis is a biotechnology company that develops advanced technologies for skin research for the pharmaceutical, chemical, and cosmetic industries involved in drug and active ingredient discovery.

SkinAxis relies on a unique technology and innovative know-how to develop novel 3D skin equivalent models. This technology provides a flexible, highly sensitive, and reproducible platform for investigation and drug discovery in normal and diseased skin under physiological conditions.

Skin Models

Multiple cell and 3D systems are available to meet your specific needs:

  • 2D genetically engineered skin cell models
  • 3D skin models
  • Genetically engineered 3D skin models
  • 3D skin models for detection of UV damage
  • 3D skin models for anti-melanoma drug screening
  • Oral mucosa equivalent
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Spectra Colors CorporationContact: Alexis Capik
Work 25 Rizzolo Road Kearny NJ 07032
Work Phone: 201-997-0606 Work Fax: 201-997-0504Website:

Spectra Colors Corp is a specialized supplier of high quality colorants for use in all industries and applications, including FDA certified food, drug and cosmetic colors and iron oxides. Our state of the art laboratory employs latest technologies and expertise to custom design products to customer specifications.  We also offer excellent technical support and guidance in usage and formulations.

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SpincontrolContact: Azita Kazerouni
Work Spincontrol Amérique du Nord - Spincontrol North America Inc. 550 Sherbrooke West Suite #2055 Montreal Quebec H3A 1B9 Canada
Work Phone: 514 759 3351, x106 Work Phone: 514 371 8609Website:

Spincontrol offers clinical evaluations for cosmetic products & devices, as well as personal care and natural health products. We provide standard and customized protocols for the substantiation of tolerance and efficacy claims, comparative evaluations, and safety in-use studies. Our multiethnic panel offers our clients the option of conducting studies on a wide range of skin types. Spincontrol works closely with an IRB under the ICH-GCP guidelines and complies with the FDA & Health Canada regulations.

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Steinberg & Associates, Inc.Contact: David C. Steinberg
Work 16 Mershon Lane Plainsboro NJ 08536
Work Phone: 609-799-1575 Work Fax: 609-799-5271

Steinberg & Associates, Inc. was established in 1995 as a consulting company for the personal care industry. It specializes in US Regulations for cosmetics and OTC drugs; Foreign regulations including EU dossiers, labeling and addresses; cosmetic microbiology problems; formulations; marketing of ingredients; and cosmetic chemistry. The founder, David C. Steinberg has also served as an expert witness in patent infringement and liability lawsuits.

Steinberg & Associates is pleased to announce the addition of GHS compliant Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Authoring Service for finished cosmetic products to its list of services offered. Utilizing the latest software, Steinberg can provide you with a fully compliant, professional SDS for a reasonable cost with an excellent turn-around time.  Contact us today at 609-799-1575 for more information.

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Strahl & Pitsch Inc.Contact: Clark Lipton
Work 230 Great East Neck Road West Babylon NY 11704
Work Phone: 631-587-9000 Work Fax: 631-587-9120Website:

Strahl & Pitsch is a world leader in natural and specialty wax production, serving the needs of the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care industries for more than one century from our New York facility.

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Strictly Personal - The Personal Care Marketing ExpertsContact: Linda Gearke
Work 1929 Roop Road Cocolalla ID 83813
Work Phone: 612-599-1096

Linda Gearke, CEO and Owner of Strictly Personal – The Personal Care Marketing Experts has 20+ years of experience in the cosmetics industry, including expertise in the formulation, technology assessment, development, branding and marketing of skin care, hair care, bath and body and a broad variety of other personal care products.

Strictly Personal is a highly successful, full-service global personal care product development and marketing company with a profound passion for natural, anti-aging and innovative technology application.  Dedicated to the needs of the entrepreneur, major corporation or celebrity with a desire to launch their own unique skin care, cosmetic, hair care or other personal care product or product line.  Long established vendor relationships with chemists, dermatologists, package suppliers, as well as contract custom and private label manufacturers helps us to offer clients the international targeted resources needed to support the complexities of successfully launching a product line from concept to distribution, thereby saving clients money, time and the headaches involved in selecting sub-standard contractors in efforts to successfully and cost-effectively launch a product line.


Insightful competitive market analysis and product reviews to ensure strong brand positioning.  Guides custom or private label formula development.  Assist with component selection; sourcing highest quality raw materials; label, graphics and web site design; profitability pricing products for retail; field and stability testing; regulatory issues; technical, marketing, sales and pricing strategy; superb marketing copy-writing; business plans; distribution channels.

Among her corporate positions within the industry, Linda Gearke was brand Manager and Director of Product Development for Minneapolis-based Regis Corporation and its mall-based salons, as well Director of the Personal Care Products Division at Conklin Company, Minneapolis.  She also served as a retail sales advisor and product application trainer at Aveda.


Strictly Personal can help with any aspect of sustainable skin care product formulation, natural, green shampoo, conditioner and styling product formulation, or the development of any eco-friendly personal care products (anti-aging skin care: serums, creams, hair care, hand/foot care, hand cream, color cosmetics including nail polish, eye shadow, lipstick, bath & body, soaps, candles, vitamins, nutritional bars and drinks, etc.,) or service.  Core markets are the USA, Europe (EU) and Canada.

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Suncare Research Laboratories, LLCContact: Joseph W. Stanfield
Work 2518 B Reynolda Road Winston Salem NC 27106
Work Phone: 336-782-0043 Work Fax: 336-725-6503Website:
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Susan Raffy ConsultingContact: Susan Raffy
Work 3420 W. Mac Arthur Blvd Suite C Santa Ana CA 92704
Work Phone: 714-444-0414 Work Fax: 949-223-2124Website:

Susan Raffy Consulting is a full service R&D laboratory for skin, hair, bath, body, bath, spa, fragrance and OTC products. We have small production run capabilities (500 – 2000 pieces) and can assist you with full scale-up and manufacturing when you transition to a larger manufacturing facility. I can provide referrals for packaging, graphic designers, decorators, labeling, unit cartons, and other beauty industry related services.

For over 27 years, President, Susan Raffy has been a cosmetic chemist to the personal care industry. As an industry professional, she specializes in the latest technologies and innovation and has formulated for many well-known brands with various channels of distribution. Susan is an active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Beauty Industry West and American Chemical Society. Susan has served as Chair of the California Chapter of the SCC and is a two term Past President of the BIW.

Some of the services we offer include:

* R&D/Product Development
* Reverse Engineering
* Quality Assurance/Quality Control
* Factory Audits
* Chemical/Ingredients Applications
* Regulatory Compliance
* FDA Electronic Filings
* Product/Package Compatibility Testing
* Stability Testing
* Expert Witness
* Product Labeling Review
* Marketing Claims Review

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