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Published February 14, 2006
CSIR Patents Detergent-Free Scouring Composition l Patent No. US 6,969,699 B1: A detergent-free scouring composition has been assigned to the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India. The composition includes a surfactant, sodium carbo… Read More »
Published February 14, 2006
P&G Patents Silicone Polymers l Patent No. US 6,972,279 B2: Silicone polymers for lipophilic fluid systems have been assigned to Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH. The consumable detergent composition comprises silicone-containing pol… Read More »
Published February 14, 2006
l P&G Professional announced its Dawn Arsenal of grease-fighting products designed to effectively clean the toughest challenges in the food service industry. The Dawn Arsenal line up includes Dawn Manual Pot and Pan Detergent, Dawn Packets, Dawn… Read More »
Published February 14, 2006
l The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) introduced a 218-page publication for companies who manufacture or supply ingredients for cleaning, laundry and personal care products to put their use in a science-based context. “Exposure and Risk S… Read More »
Published February 14, 2006
Colgate-Palmolive Company has sold its southeast Asian heavy-duty laundry detergent brands to the Procter & Gamble Company as part of its effort to focus on high-margin, fast-growing business lines. The sale includes detergent brands Fab, Trojan… Read More »
Published January 25, 2006
P&G Professional has announced that its Dawn Arsenal of grease-fighting products are designed to effectively clean the toughest challenges in the food service industry. The Dawn Arsenal line includes Dawn Manual Pot and Pan Detergent, Dawn Packets, D… Read More »
Published January 10, 2006
Croda Launches Household Surfactant l A new high actives surfactant, Primasurf SC50, has been introduced by Croda Home Care. The product offers manufacturers a route to successful formulation of multi-format home care cleaners. The product is said… Read More »
Published January 10, 2006
l Autopoon 4012, a recently developed readily biodegradable raw material from Zschimmer & Schwarz, allows easy manufacturing of high-performance water-repellents, drying agents and car shampoos with a rinse-off effect. With one product, two appli… Read More »
Published January 10, 2006
CSIR Patents Detergent-Free Scouring Composition l Patent No. US 6,969,699 B1: A detergent-free scouring composition has been assigned to the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India. The composition includes a surfactant, sodium carbo… Read More »
Published January 10, 2006
Over 3,000 Visit the 2nd SEPAWA Congress l GERMANY: The 52nd SEPAWA Congress, in conjunction with the first European Detergents Conference and the Society of German Chemists (GDCh) was held October 12-14 in the Würzburg Congress Center, Wü… Read More »
By Tom Branna, Editor
Published January 9, 2006
Regulations aren’t sexy. Go to any industry conference and it’s a safe bet that the regulatory track will be one of the more poorly attended segments. Folks would much rather hear about the latest new technology or marketing ideas...you k… Read More »
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Published January 5, 2006
Zschimmer & Schwarz Develops Water Repellent Autopoon 4012, a recently developed readily biodegradable raw material from Zschimmer & Schwarz, allows easy manufacturing of high-performance water-repellents, drying agents and car shampoos with… Read More »
Beyond Clean
Published January 5, 2006
Manufacturers of laundry detergent and fabric care products continue to add new and improved formulations, super concentrates and more sophisticated scents. Read More »
Published January 4, 2006
Manufacturers now have at their fingertips the most up-to-date guidance in properly managing the safety of enzyme-containing products used by consumers, available online at the website of The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA). “Risk Asses… Read More »
Published January 4, 2006
Colgate-Palmolive Co. sold its Southeast Asian heavy-duty laundry detergent brands to the Procter & Gamble Co., as part of its effort to focus on high-margin, fast-growing business lines. The sale includes detergent brands Fab, Trojan, Dynamo and P… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
For syndet bar formulations, Zschimmer & Schwarz offer Zetesap 813. It is based on a combination of disodium fatty alcohol sulphosuccinate and sodium coconut fatty alcohol sulphate. It’s very mild, smooth and provides excellent lather. Zete… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Patent No. US 6,927,200 B2: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, patented detergent compositions with improved physical stability at low temperature. The compound is an aqueous liquid detergent composition comprised of alkyl alkoxy sulfa… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Patent No. US 6,927,201 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, a division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, patented capsules for detergent or personal care compositions comprising a block co-polymer and a hydrocarbon oil.… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
INDIA: Hindustan Lever Ltd. (HLL) is set to merge with Vasishti Detergents (VDL). VDL manufactures soaps and detergents from its plant at Ratnagiri. It has no brands or distribution set-up of its own and supplies its entire output to HLL through a pr… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
University of Florida researchers have developed a compound that forces clothes in the spin cycle to shed 20% more water than they normally would, which could lead to savings in energy and time spent doing laundry. The results of the research, spons… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA), which represents the nation’s cleaning products industry, has published a free, online guide for consumers, “High Efficiency Washers and Detergents: Working in Harmony to Save Energy and Water.&r… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Church & Dwight Co. said second quarter profit surged 76%, driven by the acquisition of Armkel and higher prices on household items. The company reported earnings of $34.4 million compared with $19.6 million in the prior-year period. Sales rose… Read More »
Surfactant Update
Published December 9, 2005
The good news is that there's a lot of good news to report in this all-important category which can have such a big impact on household and personal care formulations. Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Solvay Chemicals: Marc Nuchelmans has been named senior vice president of sodium products. He joined Solvay S.A. in Brussels, Belgium in 1987, as an internal consultant in the logistics department. Most recently he was European logistics operations m… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) and the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (CCSPA) will hold its fall conference Sept. 7-9, 2005 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Highlights of the event include a speech f… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Colgate-Palmolive Co. has agreed to sell its North American laundry detergent brands for an undisclosed sum to consumer products company Phoenix Brands LLC. The company, whose household brands include Softsoap and Ajax, said the sale was part of a s… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Patent No. US 6,894,016 B2: Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, patented a liquid detergent composition comprising water, a water-soluble inorganic salt and at least one surfactant.… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
RUSSIA: Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNH) and Ballestra have signed contracts for the provision of a sulphonation plant, which is intended to be the first step in forming the production of a full range of anionic surfactants necessary for the detergent ind… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
BAROTIWALA: Hindustan Lever Ltd (HLL) has opened a state-of-the-art detergent factory in Solan. The plant, along with its other plants in Northern India, will help HLL increase its annual turnover by 25%. The new 22 acre plant will produce soap bra… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
One in four people has encountered a “nightmare” vacation destination that they described as “disgustingly filthy,” according to the Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) Summer Vacation National Cleaning survey. The re… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Only 20% of respondents said that color is not an important factor when purchasing home cleaning products, personal hygiene products and personal electronic devices, according to Buzzback Market Research and Pantone, Inc.’s 2005 color survey. T… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
GERMANY: This year, the 52nd SEPAWA-Congress, in cooperation with the Expert Group Detergent Chemistry of the GDCh (German Society of Chemists) and the European Detergent Conference, will extend its lecture program on detergents and cleaners. The… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
Patent No. US 6,878,683 B2: Germany-based BASF earned a patent for polymers used as controllable dispersing agents for detergent or cleaner ingredients.… Read More »
Published December 9, 2005
More than half of Americans surveyed admitted to being just like Mom—when it comes to cleaning, that is. According to The Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) 2005 Spring Cleaning survey conducted by International Communications Researc… Read More »
Green  Easy
Published December 9, 2005
With sales stagnant, marketers are rolling out easy-to-use products that appeal to environmentally-conscious consumers. Read More »
Published December 2, 2005
Patent No. U.S. 6,956,017 B1: Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, patented a laundry detergent composition comprising no more than 5%, by weight, anionic surfactant, from 15% to 50%, by weight, of nonionic surfactant and from 0.1% to 20%, b… Read More »
Published December 2, 2005
Multi-Color Corp. has developed a distinctive shrink sleeve decorated cap for Tide with Febreze Freshness liquid laundry detergent. The unique shrink sleeve decorated caps attract shoppers' attention and distinguish Tide with Febreze Freshness from o… Read More »
New Packages
Published December 1, 2005
Multi-Color Supplies P&G With Shrink Sleeve Cap Multi-Color Corp. has developed a distinctive shrink sleeve decorated cap for Tide with Febreze Freshness liquid laundry detergent. The unique shrink s… Read More »
The Evolution of Household Cleaning
Published December 1, 2005
Fueled by busy homeowners willing to pay more for convenience, the evolution of the household cleaning products has meant less human contact with cleaning than ever before. But will consumers continue to shell out cash for gadgets when a regular spray bottle will do the trick? Read More »
Published December 1, 2005
Published November 22, 2005
Clariant: David Moss was named North American research and development manager for the detergents business. Among his duties, Mr. Moss is responsible for directing all technical activities for the detergents business in  North America, providin… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
Patent No. US 6,846,791 B1: Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH, earned a patent for a laundry detergent composition comprising hydrophobically modified polymers.… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
Patent No. US 6,849,587 B2: Researchers for Unilever Home & Personal Care USA patented a no-drip laundry liquid or gel detergent that snaps back at the end of dispensing.… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
Patent No. US 6,835,703 B1: Researchers at Melaleuca, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID, earned a patent for a liquid automatic dishwashing detergent having a pH value of less than 6.8. It comprises at least one detergent enzyme, at least one xanthan gum, at le… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
Cleaning countertops, disinfecting surfaces and personal hygiene are among consumers’ favorite uses for wipe products, according to The Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) latest national cleaning survey. When asked if they have ever u… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
ETHIOPIA: Unilever announced that it is closing its Ethiopian office due to losses the company has incurred in the past four years. Although Unilever opened its Ethiopian office four years ago in a joint venture arrangement with local trading house A… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
INDIA: Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) price cut strategy in India resulted in a jump in market shares in both detergents and shampoos, according to company executives. The company recorded a 45% growth in shampoos, with its value market share… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
The Soap and Detergent Agency (SDA) unveiled its Principles for Sustainable Development, which were adopted by the SDA board of directors in November and publicly announced at SDA’s 2005 annual meeting and industry convention in January. &ldq… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
Jon Amdursky, manager, marketing communications, Crompton and SDA board member James L. Jackson, president, DeSoto, enjoy an ice cold drink at the Crompton lemonade stand during the Soap and Detergent Association annual meeting in Boca Raton.… Read More »
Published November 22, 2005
Procter & Gamble introduced Tide Coldwater, a laundry detergent designed to clean in lower temperatures, in January. Company executives said Tide Coldwater provides a deep clean that is fabric- and color-safe. Product development was fueled by co… Read More »