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Nov 30, 2022
Starco Brands expands retail distribution of Whipshots™
Product News
Nov 25, 2022
Starco Brands has announced that WhipshotsTM, the vodka-infused whipped cream, is introducing a new peppermint flavour to its portfolio. Joining vanilla, mocha, and caramel, the company said the new limited-edition flavour will continue to add a playful shot of sophistication, indulgence and luxury to any drink, dessert or party just in time for the holiday season. Whipshots,... [Read More]

Features
Nov 23, 2022
Ian Fishman, vice president, innovation and new business development, and Chi Le, R&D personal care innovation leader at PLZ, advise on how to prepare for changing regulations in California, US. Global brands face a variety of requirements and regulations for aerosol products based upon the market or region where they will be sold. For production/design managers,... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Nov 21, 2022
Plastipak, a global leader in the design, manufacture and recycling of plastic containers has announced the formal opening of a major recycling investment at its manufacturing site in Toledo, Spain by Don Emiliano García-Page, president of the Castilla-La Mancha Region.  The new recycling facility converts PET flake into food-grade recycled PET (rPET) pellets suitable... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 18, 2022
The London Metal Exchange (LME) said it will not ban Russian metal from being traded and stored in its system because a significant portion of the market is still planning to buy the country's metal in 2023. Russia is a major producer of aluminium and nickel. These metals and the companies that produce them have not been targeted by sanctions imposed on some Russian companies... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Nov 17, 2022
Ball Corporation, a leading global provider of sustainable aluminum packaging, has released a new report that highlights growing consumer demand for sustainable aluminum packaging options. The Aluminum Bottles Report synthesises results from a global consumer survey that reveal a market opportunity for household and personal care brands to diversify their packaging mix... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Nov 15, 2022
Health Canada said it has received over 100 reports from consumers related to a dry shampoo recall made on 17 October, due to benzene contamination. The brands recalled consisted of Dove, Bed Head TIGI and Tresemmé products, due to the "detection of benzene". Between January 2020 and October 2022 Unilever sold 1,574,426 of the affected products in Canada. As of 7 October... [Read More]

Company News
Nov 14, 2022
Aerosol and liquid contract manufacturer Aerofil Technology, which partners with Procter & Gamble (P&G) on spray technologies, was one of 11 recipients of the corporation's 2022 P&G External Business Partner of the Year Awards. This affords it commendation, as P&G possess over 50,000 external business partners (EBP) worldwide. P&G said its EBPs' efforts... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 11, 2022
The Aerosol Association of Australia has announced the appointment of Paul Wynn-Hatton, group technical director for Callington, as president of the Association. Wynn-Hatton has a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Sydney University and has worked in the aerosol industry for over 30 years. He joined the Association’s Executive Committee in 2016 and has served as Treasurer... [Read More]

Sustainability News
Nov 11, 2022
The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) has endorsed a joint industry statement released by companies forming the European packaging value chain. The statement expressed serious concerns with regards to the approach taken by the European Commission in its revision of the EU rules on packaging and packaging waste. It calls for the recognition of the key role of recycling... [Read More]

Features
Nov 9, 2022
Lorne Lucree, chief innovation officer at Voyant Beauty, reminisces on his favourite aerosol development project - and explains how it went "viral" My favourite aerosol hair product I have developed has to be the IGK Foamo Holographic Hair Foam, which launched in 2018. For background, IGK is a haircare line founded by four celebrity hair stylists that launched in 2016... [Read More]

Product News
Nov 7, 2022
Approximately 67,000 AirWick aerosol air fresheners are being recalled due to an injury and laceration hazard, according to a notice from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). AirWick Fresh New Day aerosol air fresheners in the “Fresh Linen” and “Fresh Waters” scents are being recalled. A single batch of the aerosol air fresheners is missing a corrosion... [Read More]

Company News
Nov 4, 2022
The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) is proud to announce that it has received a 2022 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award. The Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards recognise the contributions of Safer Choice partners and stakeholders who have shown outstanding achievement in the design, manufacture, selection... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 1, 2022
This year, free from the uncertainty of the pandemic restrictions on travel, BAMA welcomed several member delegates coming from abroad. The conference programme covered some substantial topics, such as UK REACH, EPR, circular economy, raw material supplies, workforce management, and more. After a quick buffet lunch, Adrian McCretton, current BAMA Chair and Chief Scientist... [Read More]

Personal Care News
Nov 1, 2022
Valisure, an independent laboratory, has filed an FDA Citizen Petition on its findings of benzene, a known human carcinogen, in "several brands and batches of dry shampoo". Of 24 different brands it tested, it said 70% of the 148 batches of products "contained quantifiable benzene". Valisure said that "analysis of contaminated spray from some batches resulted in up to... [Read More]


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