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COSMETIC PRODUCTS

CODE 67501
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 4th year of 8451 CHIMICA E TECNOLOGIA FARMACEUTICHE (LM-13) - GENOVA
  • 8 cfu during the 4th year of 8452 FARMACIA (LM-13) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR CHIM/09
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites
    You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
    • Pharmaceutical chemistry and technology 8451 (coorte 2019/2020)
    • GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (PCT)(MD) 55401
    • ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I (PCT)(MD) 60822
    • ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II (PCT)(MD) 60828
    • Pharmacy 8452 (coorte 2019/2020)
    • GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (PHAR)(MD) 55413
    • ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 60795
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Cosmetic Products is divided into two parts, one purely chemical, technological and formulative, the second is concerning all regulatory aspects, with particular attention to the European Cosmetic Regulation 1223/09. This second part is treated in collaboration with a professional figure with extensive expertise, to give a more practical vision of the cosmetic supply chain, and of related problems. The final aim is to bring the students as close as possible to the cosmetic world  to measure their skills.
    
    The course is carried out through frontal teaching. Students are provided with the slides presented and explained, to be integrated with their notes. Textbooks are recommended but not required.
    
    At the end of the program there will be a session of exam simulations and team work with case studies

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The aim is to provide specific skills related to the cosmetic products with particular attention to the study of  ingredients,  formulative problems, cosmetic bioactivity, skin-cosmetic interactions, human and environmental safety. The Regulatory aspects are related to the production and commerce of the cosmetic products according to European COsmetic Regulation 1223/09

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Through the knowledge of all the classes of ingredients and through the study of the different cosmetic forms, it is intended to lead the student to move in the cosmetic field in an autonomous, professional and critical way thanks to the tools useful to distinguish and evaluate the different products on the market, taking informations by the correct approach to the label. The course also intends to provide the necessary skills to access to any subsequent further studies and advanced training courses. The concepts of regulation, industrial ecology, GMP and safety assessment are an added value of great importance in a sector where regulatory aspects are essential.

     

    
     

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    TEACHING METHODS

    frontal lessons
    Additional texts presented in class
    Periodic tests without official evaluation using learning platforms (kahoot)

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Texts that can be consulted:
    
    Manuale del Cosmetologo III edizione
    
    New Cosmetic Science, Mitsui Editor

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    CARLA VILLA (President)

    GIANCARLO GROSSI

    VINCENZO RIALDI (Substitute)

    ELEONORA RUSSO (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral test

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam consists of an oral test, divided into a legislative part and a formative part, during which the comprehension and knowledge of the topics covered during the lessons will be assessed.  Questions may consider the entire program.
    
    The student is required to:
    
    demonstrate to have learned the concepts of the program and dealt with during the lectures;
    present notions with a critical spirit;
    employ appropriate scientific language and use of relevant terminology;
    show the ability to connect matter with related subjects.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes