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Skin whitening patent gets the go ahead..

17-Jan-2013

IBR, a company specializing in developing actives for the global cosmetics industry, has been given the go ahead on its US patent application on IBR- Phyto(flu)ene for skin whitening.

The patent application relates to carotenoid compositions comprising of a combination of phytoene and phytofluene that are said to be effective in whitening the skin.

"This patent to be issued, will be joining IBR's portfolio of colorless carotenoids, which will further strengthen the position of IBR's actives for topical use and oral supplementation as key proprietary ingredients for the beauty industry," says IBR VP of Business Development, Dr. von Oppen-Bezalel. 

"This widening of IBR's portfolio promotes the global expansion of market for the company, especially the ever growing market for skin whitening, lightening and skin protection," he added.

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