Consumer & Diversified Products Division


Mission Statement: 

The Consumer & Diversified Products (C&DP) Division is a multi-disciplinary, international group of CRS members dedicated to advancing science, technology, and education in the field of controlled release or delivery of non-pharmaceutical active ingredients. 

 Division Leadership and Members

Division Focus

This Division promotes controlled release activities in an extensive range of interests beyond those of the pharmaceutical industry. Applications include, but are not limited to, the following:

Application Areas 

Active Materials

Release Challenges

Nutraceutical Flavors Sustained Release
Food Fragrances Delayed Release
Nutritional Enzymes Burst Release
Cosmetic Probiotics Taste Masking
Personal Care Color Agents Oxygen Barrier
Household Products Pesticides Moisture Barrier
Agriculture Fertilizers Insulating Coats
Pest Control Fungicides  
Textiles Reactive Ingredients  
General Industrial Oxidizers  


Division members contribute in all aspects of the CRS including:

  • Annual CRS Meeting Planning 
  • Finance
  • CRS Promotion Activity
  • Young Scientist Mentoring
  • Monthly Phone Conference
  • Newsletter Articles
  • Workshop Organization






    C&DP Division application areas are related to a wide variety of industries and organizations. The Division works cooperatively with these organizations to support its mission to promote controlled release research and education. The provided links will take you directly to the link organization and the focus of their activity.

  • Institute of Food Technologists 
  •  Bioencapsulation Research Group
  • Supply Side West
  •  Society of Cosmetic Chemists
  • Linked-In C&DP Subgroup

    Want to Contribute to this Division?

    If you would like to be involved in the C&DP Division, please contact at CRS Headquarters. We will answer any questions and help connect you to the group. There is no financial cost to be involved, but much to be gained by you and the Division depending on your time, idea contributions, and involvement. You must be a CRS member to be a division member.

     C&DP Division members attend the C&DP Luncheon at the 2017 CRS Annual Meeting

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