Solid Laundry Detergent Patented by P&G
U.S. Patent No. 7,700,539 B2; P&G has patented a solid laundry detergent composition. It is comprised of a detersive surfactant, zeolite builder, phosphate builder, carbonate and cellulosic polymer.… Read More »
Dr. Mahadeshwar Leads ISP Consumer Sciences
ISP Corporation: tapped former Unilever and Beiersdorf product development leader Dr. Anand Mahadeshwar as director, global hair care R&D applications and personal care consumer science.
Mahadesh… Read More »
Charkit Acquires Assets of ISI
Charkit Chemical Corporation acquired the assets of International Sourcing Inc. (ISI) on April 28. A purchase price was not disclosed.
“Charkit’s entire organization is enthusiastic about this importan… Read More »
FDA Updates Website Information on Triclosan
Following a letter sent by the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment regarding information about the status of FDA’s ongoing review of triclosan in c… Read More »
Crystal Deodorant Goes Back To School
Call it Deodorant 101. Burlingame, CA-based Crystal, creators of Crystal Body deodorant and Crystal Essence, went back to school—specifically the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)—for… Read More »
Rhodia Introduces Renewable Surfactant
Global specialty chemicals producer Rhodia has introduced Rhodapex ESB-70 NAT, a vegetable-based sodium laureth sulfate (SLES), ideal to formulate natural and high performance shampoo, body wash, liquid han… Read More »
Sen. Lautenberg Introduces TSCA Reform Bill
U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced legislation to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976. According to a press statement from Sen. Lautenberg’s office, “th… Read More »
Composite Powder Patented by Shiseido
U.S. Patent No. 7,682,604 B2; Shiseido Co., Ltd., Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, has patented a composite powder that is comprised of a flaky substrate powder, seed particles selected from the group consisting of ti… Read More »
More consumers are using multi-purpose and refillable cleaning products.
More Americans Take a Green Approach
The latest National Cleaning Survey from The Soap and Detergent Associ… Read More »
There is a wealth of opportunityin today’s beauty market, accordingto L’Oréal.
Earlier this year, L’Oréal chief executive officer Jean-Paul Agon made a bold statement when talking to financial analy… Read More »
Single-Use Lip Treatment Patented by Kimberly-Clark
U.S. Patent No. 7,666,396 B2; Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, has patented a single-use treatment product—sized and configured for application to the lips—that is capabl… Read More »
ICMAD To Host FDA Workshop on April 29
The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) will host its 29th FDA Cosmetic Regulations Workshop at The New York Athletic Club in New York City on April 29.
The recent change in… Read More »
HBA Issues Call for Speakers for Sept. 28-30 Conference
HBA Global Expo is seeking speakers for its educational program, which will take place Sept. 28-30 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Show organizers are encouraging le… Read More »
With the financial crisis in the rearview mirror, consumer spending beginning to show signs of life and a wave of new projects on tap, suppliers to the laundry product category say there are reasons to be optimistic about 2010. Read More »
Change was in the air at the Soap and Detergent Association's annual meeting in January. After all, Orlando, FL represented a new venue for the annual event and the Association unveiled its new name, The American Cleaning Institute. Read More »