Welcome to Scientific Spectator®. The links below (and in the above menu) will take you to lists of articles about materials written by experts in their fields. Please click on the banner of the specific Spectator you wish for a list of archival articles.

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The Silicone Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide on information on topics related to silicon, silicones and their applications.

Download our featured article: ‘ Altering organic oils with Silicones‘.

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The Surfactant Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide on information on topics related to surfactants and their applications.

Download our featured article: ‘A Review of Guerbet Chemistry.’

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The Polymer Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide on information on topics related to polymers and their applications.

Download our featured article: ‘Polymers 101‘.

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The Personal Care Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide on information on topics related to personal care products, raw material analysis and testing and their applications.

Download our featured article: ‘ Duplicating a Formulation‘.

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The Patent Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide on information on patents and patent laws.

Download our featured article: ‘ The Lighter Side of Patents‘.

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The Cosmetic Communication Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide a forum for and about topics of interest to the cosmetic chemist.

To submit articles contact us at scientificspectator@mindspring.com

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The SCC Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide information on topics related to The Society of Cosmetic Chemists and the various programs it offers.

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The Personal Care Formulation Spectator® is a web based technical information service that is intended to provide on information on topics related to personal care formulations.

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We recommend articles on our Suggested Reading Page.

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The Scientific Spectator® Book Service is a web based technical information service that provides free technical books, providing information on topics related to the other areas covered by this site.

Download our featured book: ‘Oils of Nature‘. (large file – may take some time).

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Visit our Book Service Page to download other books in our collection.