March 2015 came with the somewhat surprising news that Henkel is introducing its Persil brand into the US market through an exclusive deal with Walmart. While the story in home care has typically revolved around multinationals jockeying for position… Read More »
SWEDEN: Moberg Pharma AB has acquired Balmex from Chattem, the US Consumer Healthcare Division of Sanofi. The purchase price was $3.9 million, according Moberg Pharma.
Balmex is best known for its diaper rash treatments. An adult line for soothing s… Read More »
When it comes to spring cleaning, are homeowners going green at greater rates? Sales of green household cleaning products in the US grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30% from 2007 to 2010, according to Packaged Facts. However, the marke… Read More »
Consumer Reports, which recently tested 34 sunscreens, found that nearly a third didn’t meet the SPF claim on their labels, missing the mark by anywhere from 16% to 70%.
But there’s good news in the report: many of the sunscreens Consu… Read More »
Mean Green Super Strength Cleaner & Degreaser and Mean Green Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser are part of a voluntary recall with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The products are labeled “Does not contain Ammoni… Read More »
The World Environment Center (WEC) will present its 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development to SC Johnson. The company is being recognized for its comprehensive, company-wide focus on sustainability a… Read More »
Its Centennial Celebration over, the Consumer Specialty Products Association charts a path for growth for another century. One thing is constant, however, CSPA will remain a trusted business partner for members, regulators, legislators, retailers and NGOs.
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The global detergent industry continues to make inroads on creating a more sustainable future. Its past efforts, present problems and future concerns were front and center during the AOCS World Detergent Conference. Read More »
La Bella, a leading Hispanic brand in styling and beauty products, unveiled a rejuvenated product packaging design and brand logo after nearly three decades of the same look. The new packaging and logo initiatives reflect a more modernized approach f… Read More »
The long and winding road to sunscreen regulation reform in the US may have gotten shorter, but we’re not home just yet. The journey started 42 years ago in 1972 when the FDA began reviewing over-the-counter products not covered by a New Drug A… Read More »
Sales: $223 million for fragrances. Net sales $575.8 million for fiscal year ended Feb. 1 2014.
Key Personnel: Stephen Nussdorf, executive chairman of the board; Michael W. Katz, president and… Read More »