To provide independent, unbiased scientific support for the safe use of fragrance materials.


  • To review, evaluate and assess the safety of fragrance materials submitted to the Expert Panel by the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials
  • To conduct an independent, unbiased assessment of fragrance material safety in accordance with generally accepted scientific criteria, standards and methodologies
  • To recommend research on fragrance materials to support safety assessments
  • To publish the results of fragrance material safety assessments in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • To review and assess scientific data to determine whether the International Fragrance Association should issue Standards either restricting or banning a fragrance material