Industry News

  • Moberg Pharma AB Buys New Skin from Prestige Brands

    August 1, 2016
    Moberg Pharma AB has signed an agreement to acquire three properties from Prestige Brands, Inc., including New Skin, a liquid bandage brand. The $40 million deal also includes Prestige’s Fiber Choice and PediaCare OTC remedies. In the 12 months…


  • Coppertone Initiates Voluntary Recall

    August 1, 2016
    The FDA Enforcement Report for the week of June 15, 2016 includes a recall for Coppertone Sunscreen Lotion Clearly Sheer, Broad Spectrum SPF 50. The 5 fl. oz (147mL) product, sold by Bayer HealthCare LLC, has an undeclared API (oxybenzone), according…


  • Scott’s Liquid Gold Acuries Prell, Denorex and Zincon

    August 1, 2016
    Denver-based Scott’s Liquid Gold-Inc. has acquired Prell, Denorex and Zincon hair and scalp care products from Ultimark Products, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $9.1 million, subject to adjustment. “We are excited about our…


  • Chemyunion Opens US Headquarters in New Jersey

    August 1, 2016
    Chemyunion’s US headquarters in Union, NJ is fully operational and the company is in the process of setting up warehousing to stock material in the US. Cristiane Pacheco has been promoted to new business vice president and has responsibility…


  • Church & Dwight Sells Cameo, Parson’s and Snobol

    August 1, 2016
    Armaly Brands, the Walled Lake, MI owner of Brillo, has acquired the Cameo, Snobol and Parsons brands and assets from Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Cameo Copper, Brass & Porcelain Cleaner, Cameo Alu…


  • Dermalogica Hosts 23rd Education Conference

    August 1, 2016
    Dermalogica welcomed more than 140 senior instructors, corporate trainers and education managers representing more than 50 countries to the brand’s 23rd annual weeklong International Education Conference held at its world headquarters in Carson…


  • Henkel Acquires Sun Products

    August 1, 2016
    Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire The Sun Products Corporation, from a fund of Vestar Capital Partners. The transaction is valued at around $3.6 billion US dollars, including debt. “This transaction is a major strategic move for Henk…


  • Pilot Purchases Liquid Minerals Group

    August 1, 2016
    Pilot Chemical Company, Cincinnati, OH, has purchased Liquid Minerals Group, Inc. (LMGI), a company based in New Waverly, TX. The acquisition expands Pilot’s business into the organometallic fuel additives markets, as well as provides further g…


  • Federal Trade Commission Settles with Herbalife

    August 1, 2016
    There’s new life for Herbalife. Herbalife International of America, Inc., Herbalife International, Inc., and Herbalife, Ltd. have agreed to fully restructure their US business operations and pay $200 million to compensate consumers to settle Fe…


  • SC Johnson Acquires Babyganics

    August 1, 2016
    SC Johnson has signed an agreement to acquire Babyganics, the brand providing household and personal care products for the growing family. The Babyganics line includes skin care, bath care, oral care, sun care, insect repellent, hand hygiene, surface…


  • Cosmoprof North America Continues To Grow

    Cosmoprof North America Continues To Grow

    August 1, 2016
    Attendee numbers rise 12.5% as exhibitors top 1150.


  • Breo International Celebrates First Product

    Breo International Celebrates First Product

    August 1, 2016
    Breo International, formed in October 2015, has introduced its first product line. The Spanaway, WA-based company marked the occasion with a celebration and ribbon cutting that also established its presence in the local community, inviting people to…


  • Vote for ISSA Innovation Awards

    August 1, 2016
    Winners to be revealed during Interclean in October


  • Agilex Plans New Production Facility

    July 29, 2016
    Franklin, NJ site to go on stream in March, 2017


  • Zika Virus Confirmed in Florida

    July 29, 2016
    First known cases transmitted by mosquitoes