Features
Oct 18, 2021
US aerosol associations and industry leaders have teamed up to create an online education hub for the aerosol and pressurised packaging sector. A new ‘virtual classroom’ has been developed by US aerosol associations and global suppliers to provide educational courses on aerosols and pressurised packaging. The Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB), Consumer... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 15, 2021
On 13-14 October, the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association hosted a very special forum and awards, celebrating its 60th anniversary. Over two days at the beautiful Carden Park in Cheshire, the event welcomed speakers from all areas of the industry, covering topics such as recycling, sustainability, cosmetics, consumer trends, refillable aerosols, UK and EU regulation... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 14, 2021
Coster is expanding its aerosol filling machine portfolio with 53eC, a new indexing machine. Headquartered in Milan, since its foundation in 1963, Coster Machinery Division has designed and produced a wide range of filling machines for all types of aerosol products. The new indexing machine is designed for high output, extra flexibility and connectivity. An estimated... [Read More]

Features
Oct 8, 2021
One of the industry’s most exciting innovations, TOPcolours, gives customers the chance to decorate aluminium aerosol cans while protecting the environment. Sustainability is on everyone’s agenda and plays a vital role in developing new aerosol cans. Aluminium aerosol cans have already contributed to sustainability and the circular economy by being fully and... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 5, 2021
Bayer, a global firm specialising in the life science fields of healthcare and nutrition, has voluntarily recalled some of its aerosol products due to the presence of benzene. Consumers are being asked to return all unexpired Lotrimin® AF and Tinactin® antifungal spray products with lot numbers beginning with TN, CV or NAA, distributed between September 2018 to September... [Read More]

Company News
Oct 4, 2021
Coppertone, owned by Beiersdorf, is recalling some of its aerosol sunscreen products due to the presence of benzene. The company is voluntarily recalling specific lots of five Coppertone aerosol sunscreen sprays manufactured between 10 January and 15 June to the consumer level. The specific products recalled are: Coppertone Pure & Simple SPF 50 5.0 oz aerosol sunscreen... [Read More]

Features
Sep 29, 2021
VARIO-PACK is continuously innovating to offer tailor-made solutions for viscous aerosol products such as adhesives, sealants, and greases. Founded in 1992, VARIO-PACK Sprühsysteme originally focused on the development of liquids and slightly viscous products in spray cans and non-pressurised pump sprayers. The ongoing refinement of bottling and processing technologies... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 27, 2021
The Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) said it is committed to working with member companies on the phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The organisation released a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a final rule to phase down the use of HFCs. The final rule establishes an allowance allocation and... [Read More]

Features
Sep 24, 2021
World Aerosols speaks to Matt Radmer, manager of the chemistry support group at insect control solutions firm MGK. Could you tell our readers a bit about yourself and your role at MGK? I came to MGK from a job in the pharmaceutical industry in May 2007, where I had previously been working as a synthetic chemist. MGK allowed me to learn about product formulation.... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 24, 2021
The aluminium aerosol can industry is ‘defying’ the pandemic, according to the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL). Global shipments by AEROBAL’s members fell by 3.9% to around 2.9 billion units in the first half of 2021, but the year-on-year decline has been described as ‘moderate’, as global demand was still... [Read More]