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Database: KOSMET

KOSMET (Cosmetic & Perfume Science & Technology) is a bibliographic database containing citations to the worldwide literature on cosmetics and perfumes, with an emphasis on scientific and technical research and studies.

KOSMET includes many conference papers, including all papers presented at the IFSCC conferences and congresses since 1968. Other meetings and periodicals are covered from 1985 to date.

Records contain bibliographic information, abstracts, indexing information, and CAS Registry Numbers (R). For non-English literature, the original title is also included.

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Database Producer

International Federation of the
Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC)
c/o Verlag fuer chemische Industrie
H. Ziolkowsky GmbH
Alte Schule Burg
86470 Thannhausen / Burg
Phone: +49 8281 799 40 0
Fax:     +49 8281 799 40 50
Copyright Holder

Database Supplier

FIZ Karlsruhe P.O. Box 2465 D-76012 Karlsruhe Germany STNmail: HLPDESKK Phone: (+49) 7247/808-555 Fax: (+49) 7247/808-131 E-mail:

Usage Terms

    The following database producer's special conditions for use of
    his database(s) apply to your use of the KOSMET file on STN.

    I. General Part

    1. Scope

    Section 2 to 4 of these conditions apply to all databases
    offered via STN Karlsruhe as far as no differing regulations are
    specified under II. Special Part.

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    Results from searches carried out by the customer on request, or
    on behalf of individuals or institutions (see under 2.) outside
    his own institution (third parties) may only be given to them
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    the customer may keep a copy of the results obtained from a
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    third parties, particularly for the transmission of search
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    The customer must do his/her best efforts in preventing a theft
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