US Patent No. 8,143,209 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company patented a laundry detergent or cleaning composition which comprises an amphiphilic graft polymer based on water-soluble polyalkylene oxides as a graft base and side chains formed by polyme… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,211,848 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid laundry detergent composition comprising at least 12 catalysts, wherein the ratio of the total reduction in activation energy in kilojoules per mole achieved by the catalysts to t… Read More »
Nearly half of US consumers—about 88.2 million—will use online coupons and codes during 2012, according to a recent analysis done by eMarketer, and by the end of 2013, 96.8 million US adults will have used such discounts.… Read More »
UNITED KINGDOM: The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has joined forces with Procter & Gamble, a worldwide partner of the London 2012 Olympic Games, to deliver the Mayor’s annual Capital Clean-up
campaign, which is now called the P&G C… Read More »
Home-grown cosmetics are finding favor with Chinese consumers.
Shanghai Jahwa provides personal care, cosmetics, and household care products as well as industrial and institutional products under various brands nam… Read More »
As Happi marks its 50th anniversary, we’re hearing from colleagues and competitors from years past. Industry veterans may recall these long-time editors of magazines in the household, chemical, detergent and cosmetics industries.
Hamilton C… Read More »
If it’s 2013, that means Happi is turning 50 years old. Vol. 1, No. 1 rolled off the presses in June, 1964. In that inaugural issue, then-publisher Ralph E. Dorland noted:
“Our goal is to keep the industry abreast of all the new developm… Read More »
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and its manufacturer members remain very concerned about reported cases involving children accidentally ingesting laundry detergent packets, according to the Institute.
“Children’s safety and the saf… Read More »
•Black Friday has come and gone, which means holiday shopping is in full swing. So will the 2012 gift-giving season be merry and bright?
Ahead of the holiday season, retailers were bullish. According to a survey released in September by the… Read More »
The primary purpose of a shampoo is to clean hair. However, a good shampoo should also have the following attributes:
Enough viscosity that it does not drip excessively;
Good foaming ability–especially on the first lather;
Easy rin… Read More »
• The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) debuted a detailed online inventory of ingredients used in consumer cleaning products as part of ACI’s Cleaning Product Ingredient Safety Initiative. The new Cleaning Product Ingredient Inventory i… Read More »
As Hurricane Sandy swept through the East Coast, residents evacuated or hunkered down and braced for the worst. And that is what they got.
Lives have been lost (the numbers continue to rise as of this morning) and ther… Read More »
• Betco Corporation debuted the newest addition to its Symplicity Laundry Program—Symplicity Built Detergent Ultra 225. According to the company, the product sets the latest standard in innovative cleaning technology by combining deterge… Read More »
• Method has launched a new dryer-activated fabric softener spray, which is billed as the first of its kind. The plant-based, ultra-concentrated formula has a custom-dosing format that delivers… Read More »
• Woolite took on New York Fashion Week with a pop-up shop in the SoHo section of New York City. The boutique, which opened Sept. 6, featured the latest fashions and following the brand’s campaign slogan—”WooliteWashed. Clo… Read More »