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Jan 20, 2020
L’Oreal Singapore issued with warning following data breach
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Jan 17, 2020
The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association has announced a ‘make over’ of its technology course. Set over two days, the course covers aerosol regulation, formulations and filling, as well as advice on propellants, valves and containers from industry experts. As part of the new format, BAMA’s course will incorporate a practical workshop in the UK aerosol... [Read More]

Paints and Varnishes News
Jan 16, 2020
US-based Thompson’s Company has recalled its WaterSeal waterproofing wood protector and masonry protector aerosol cans over concerns that the contents may react with the product, causing propellant leakage. The manufacturers believe the reaction could cause rust to form along the seam of the can, which could spread to other areas of the can and create small leaks.... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2020
The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has welcomed its fifth member. APEAL confirmed the new member, Liberty Liège-Dudelange, which operates three steel production sites in two countries, joined the association on 16 October. Liberty Liège-Dudelange is a subsidiary of international metals and industrial group Liberty House, part of the... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2020
Major packaging firm TricorBraun has acquired Minneapolis, US-based Packaging Solutions Inc. (PSI), a packaging distributor serving markets including personal care and pharmaceutical. PSI has more than 25 years of experience in the industry as a distributor and custom designer of a full range of containers, closures and component options in plastic, metal and glass.... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2020
The ADF Awards shortlist has been revealed, ahead of the ADF&PCD and PLD Paris 2020 event at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles on 29 and 30 January. Now in their 14th year, the ADF Awards are designed to single out the best innovations in the aerosol and dispensing sector. Tubex, KAO, Toyo and Anyway Spray are among the brands that have been shortlisted in the 2020... [Read More]

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Jan 13, 2020
A medical officer in Jamaica is urging citizens to use aerosol sprays to protect themselves from mosquitoes amid an outbreak of dengue fever. Dr Marcia Graham, medical officer of health for Westmoreland, is urging people not to take non-paracetamol-based medication if they suspect they have contracted dengue fever, as it may cause bleeding. While addressing the monthly... [Read More]

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Jan 13, 2020
Around 90.4% of tinplate packaging used in Germany was recycled in 2018, according to an annual recycling report for packaging by Gesellschaft für Verpackungsmarktforschung (GVM). The recycling rate of tinplate from private end-use sources was as high as 92.2%, making it the most recycled packaging material, according to thyssenkrupp. Dr Peter Biele, CEO of thyssenkrupp,... [Read More]

Miscellaneous News
Jan 13, 2020
The US Secret Service released a list of prohibited items before the National Championship football game at the Superdome in New Orleans on 13 January, which President Donald Trump attended. Among the list of banned items at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome were aerosols, ammunition, animals (aside from guide dogs), balloons, drones, glass, thermal or metal containers, selfie... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Jan 10, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced plans to acquire Billie Inc, a female body care company focusing on beauty and grooming. Billie is a subscription-based, direct-to-customer brand with a focus on quality shaving supplies and premium body care products. P&G already have an extensive female beauty and grooming portfolio, including Venus and Braun. Billie’s... [Read More]

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Jan 10, 2020
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a $1,296,885 (€1,168,705) penalty to aluminium recycler Hydro Extrusion USA for multiple air quality permit violations at its facility in The Dalles, Wasco County. It is the largest air quality penalty ever issued by DEQ, which also regulated land and water quality in the state. Hydro Extrusion is part of... [Read More]

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Jan 9, 2020
The British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA) has appointed Peter Watmough, global detection products manager at Cascade Technologies, a division of Emerson Automation Solutions, as vice-chairman. Watmough will take over from James Smith of Summit Europe, who served as vice-chair of BAMA since 2018. With several years of experience on BAMA’s board of directors,... [Read More]

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Jan 8, 2020
Police and paramedics were called to a school in Warwickshire, UK after a ‘noxious substance’ was released. A Warwickshire Police spokesperson said the substance that was released at the secondary school in Bedworth appeared to be a CS Spray. Coventry Live reported that the school sent a message to parents, reading: “Good afternoon, there was an incident at school... [Read More]

Miscellaneous News
Jan 6, 2020
Sustainability will be one of Crown Aerosols’ main focuses at this year’s ADF&PCD and PLD Paris, which takes place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles on 29 and 30 January. The company will be showcasing its green innovations and credentials at its stand, offering visitors the opportunity to find out more about the latest in metal packaging. Sarah D’Amato, new... [Read More]

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Dec 20, 2019
A house has been severely damaged in an explosion caused by a tumble dryer fire and aerosol cans. One person was at home in Suffolk, UK when the incident occurred. The owner David Metherell, who was not home at the time, said the explosion happened after the tumble dryer ‘ignited’, according to a report by the BBC. He said: “There were domestic aerosol cans... [Read More]


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