Just as one issue gets resolved, another emerges. Less than two months after the US Food and Drug Administration issued testing and labeling requirements for sunscreens (see p. 50 in this issue), an Aug. 19 article in The New York Times reported th… Read More »
By Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
Published August 29, 2011
After years of silence, indecision and conflicting regulations, the FDA has finally begun proposing Final Rules in sunscreens. More importantly, a new image has appeared in strong contrast to the once reticent FDA. We have rarely had an FDA spokesp… Read More »
Developed markets may be teetering on recession, but demand for surfactants remains steady. In fact, demand is downright buoyant in countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, China and the rest of Southeast Asia. Read More »
Sales: $742 million
Hiroo Kaneda, chairman, Shigeto Yasuoka, president.
Oral care products sold under the Gum and Butler brand names, and personal care products including ha… Read More »
H2O Plus is owned by Pola.
Sales: $1.1 billion
Satoshi Suzuki, president and chief executive officer, Pola Orbis Holdings, Inc. and chairman, Pola Inc.; Hiroki Suzuki, preside… Read More »
Sales: $1.2 billion
Pierre Fabre, chairman
Skin care and hair care products sold under the Avéne, Glytone, Elancyl, Galénic and René Furterer brand na… Read More »
Planet Clean is an eco-friendly product from McBride.
19. McBride Plc
Sales: $1.2 billion
Chris Bull, chief executive officer; Richard Armitage, group finance di… Read More »
19. Bolton Group
Sales: $1.2 billion (estimated)
Household care—Omino Bianco laundry care, WC Net bathroom cleaners, Carolin floor cleaners, SMAC metal and all-purpose cleaners… Read More »
Sales: $1.4 billion (estimated)
Bris Rocher, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors of the Group Yves Rocher; Stéphane Bianchi, chief executive officer of the Group… Read More »
Sales: $2.4 billion
Andrew Witty, chief executive officer; Emma Walmsley, president, Consumer Healthcare Worldwide.
Oral care products such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, dry… Read More »