Patent No. US 7,291,582 B2:
An aqueous liquid laundry detergent composition with an alkoxylated ester surfactant has been patented by Conopco, Inc., a division of Unilever, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.… Read More »
JAPAN: Domestic shipments of kitchen detergents dropped 4.2% to $391 million in 2006. However, the decline in market price appeared to be coming to an end as demand for detergents for washer/dryers as well as high-performance products was expanding.… Read More »
Ciba Patents Disinfecting Detergent Composition
Patent No. US 7,291,584 B2:
A patent for detergent, cleaning, disinfecting or bleaching composition has been assigned to Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation, Tarrytown, N.Y.
Wella Patents Met… Read More »
David Apel is the new senior perfumer in the fine fragrance team at Symrise. Mr. Apel has composed numerous fragrances including creations for Cerruti, Hugo Boss, Armani, Calvin Klein and Escada. Mr. Apel began his career as a compounder at… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,282,475 B2:
A patent for compositions and methods employing detergent combinations comprising at least two different compounds has been assigned to Sigma-Aldrich Co., St. Louis, MO.… Read More »
Kids in school are receiving less-than-stellar grades on basic hand hygiene, according to the third Clean Hands Report Card issued by Soap and Detergent Association (SDA). The 2007 Report Card is based on a telephone survey of parents of school-age c… Read More »
While Americans may be waiting patiently for inventions like a garbage can that cleans itself and dryers that fold laundry, an SC Johnson Cleaning Innovations Survey shows they’re improvising with household cleaning products to get their chores… Read More »
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will sell only concentrated products in the liquid laundry detergent category in its U.S. Wal-Mart Stores and Sam’s Clubs. Lee Scott, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., recently made the commitment at the Clinton… Read More »
At the HBA Expo in New York City, Cognis Care Chemicals was awarded the “New Technology Launch Award” for its APG surfactants Green Chemical Solution advertising campaign.
In line with the Green Chemical Solution platform, the APG sur… Read More »
SmithKline Beecham Patent Reduces Tooth Erosion
Patent No. US 7,276,229 B1:
A method of reducing tooth erosion caused by acid in orally administered compositions has been patented by SmithKline Beecham, Brentford, Middlesex, UK.
Avon Pate… Read More »
The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) will kick off a two-day conference on “Future Regulatory and Environmental Trends for Industrial and Consumer Cleaning Products,” scheduled for Nov. 6-7 at the Washington Marriott in Washington, D.C. Read More »
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. introduced Silwet Hydrostable 68 superspreader, an advanced silicone surfactant that may help support a wide range of product performance enhancements for home care, institutional and industrial (HII) formulators.… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,271,138 B2: A domestic, institutional, industrial and/or commercial automatic dishwashing detergent composition for protecting glassware from surface corrosion has been patented by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH.… Read More »
Patent No. US 7,265,801 B2: A method of enhancing the removal of colored food stains from plastic substrates during an automatic dishwashing process has been patented by Reckitt Benckiser N.V., NZ Hoofddorp, Netherlands.… Read More »
The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Gain has become the company’s 23rd brand with more than $1 billion in sales. As a solely North American brand, Gain is the company’s eighth largest brand in dollar sales in the U.S.; Gain is… Read More »
S.C. Johnson & Son Patents Textile Deodorizing Method
Patent No. US 7,261,742 B2: A method of deodorizing a textile has been patented by S.C. Johnson and Son, Inc., Racine, WI.
Transfer Resistant Cosmetic Patent Assigned to Estée L… Read More »
Executives from The Dow Chemical Company and PQ Corporation have been elected to The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) board. During its mid-year meeting in Washington, D.C., SDA’s board elected the following directors: Tony Frencham,… Read More »
Purex recently launched Purex Natural Elements, an innovative “green” collection of natural liquid laundry detergents. The three scents include Linen & Lilies, Apple & Melon and Cherry Blossoms & Vanilla and the packaging is… Read More »
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, LLC, an equally owned joint venture of DuPont and Tate & Lyle, marked the growing demand for products made from its Bio-PDO product with a new facility in Loudon County, TN.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W.… Read More »
Sales: $300 million
$300 million (estimated).
Mostafa Moghaddasi, managing director.
Home—Laundry and dish detergent, household cleaners; Personal care—soaps… Read More »
19. PZ Cussons
Sales: $959 million
$959 million for the year ended May 31, 2006.
Anthony J. Green, chairman; Archibald Graham Calder; Alex Kanellis, chief executive; Chris Davis, reg… Read More »
Sales: $2 billion
$2 billion for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $2.8 billion. Net income: $47 million.
Sadayoshi Fujishige, president.
Ora… Read More »
Sales: $8.6 billion
$8.6 billion for household and personal care products. Corporate sales: $16 billion. Net income: $1 billion.
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lehner, chairman of the management… Read More »
$8.7 billion for personal care, household care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $10.5 billion. Net income: $603 million for the year ended March 31, 2007.
Takuya Goto, cha… Read More »
Sales: $22.9 billion
$22.9 billion for home and personal care products. Operating profit: $3.1 billion. Corporate sales: $49.7 billion. Net income: $6.2 billion.
Patrick… Read More »
TOKYO: Lion Corp. announced plans to mass produce methyl ester sulfonate, an environmentally-friendly laundry detergent ingredient, in Malaysia starting December 2008.
The firm will establish a production and sales subsidiary in the southern state… Read More »
The sixth international SODEOPEC conference—focusing on soaps, detergents, oleochemicals and personal care products—will be held April 13-16, 2008, in Orlando, FL. Industry experts will discuss new technologies and services impacting the… Read More »
The Procter & Gamble Company announced that beginning in September, it would convert its entire portfolio of liquid laundry detergents to a “2X” concentrated formulation.
The move will mean a full replacement of the company’… Read More »
It’s relatively easy to make orange juice from oranges. But imagine making an orange from orange juice.
That analogy is an apt description for the work done by Solvay SA, representatives who are the recipients of the 2007 Glycerine Innovation… Read More »
28. Phoenix Brands
$360 million (estimated).
Mark Landry, president.
Fab, Dynamo, Artic Power, ABC, Cold Power and Fresh Start laundry deterge… Read More »
Salt Lake City, UT
Sales: $1 billion
$1 billion (estimated).
Dan Huish, chief executive officer.
Laundry, automatic dishwasher and liquid dishwashing deter… Read More »