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Oct 14, 2019
Aerosol cans amongst items confusing UK recyclers, survey reveals
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May 14, 2019
Eight people are suing Conagra, the maker of Pam and other cooking sprays, because they say the cans exploded and severely burned and disfigured them, reports USA Today. The half a dozen lawsuits, filed in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, allege that Conagra designed and produced cooking-spray cans that were defective, especially when close to kitchen heat sources... [Read More]

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May 10, 2019
In an exclusive partnership with the event, The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) will organise and support the entire programme on Day 1 of the ADF Conference. The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design’s (PCD) New York event will be entering its 4th year as North America’s... [Read More]

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Mar 22, 2019
Recently announced, the HCPA joined the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Quality Division stakeholders’ conference call to discuss comments received through their stakeholder engagement process. The Division is expected to present a proposed regulation at the Commission’s April 18 meeting to adopt volatile organic compound (VOC) regulations... [Read More]

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Mar 21, 2019
The HCPA has reported filing comments with the California Air Resources Board, CARB, regarding their draft summary of the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Consumer & Commercial Products Survey data. With Air Quality Committee members, Staff at the HCPA staff reviewed the draft summary data and supplemental materials. The summary provided detailed information about product sales... [Read More]

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Oct 31, 2018
Major consumer goods company RB (Reckitt Benckiser) has signed up to the New Plastics Economy Initiative, a circular economy scheme for plastics led by the Ellen MacArthur foundation and WRAP’s UK Plastics Pact. RB has a number of brands distributed in aerosols for the household sector, including the Cillit Bang cleaning range and the Air Wick selection of air fresheners. Back... [Read More]

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Sep 12, 2018
The Canadian-headquartered packaging provider unveils its patented airless packaging, featuring a twist open/concealed nozzle. APR Packaging exhibited its patented solution at the recent ADF & PCD New York 2018 event, for the aerosol and dispensing industry.   How does it work? APR Packaging has created a patented twist open/concealed nozzle airless package. In... [Read More]

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Sep 12, 2018
German chemical and consumer goods company, Henkel, reveals its ambitious sustainability objectives to advocate for a circular economy. On 3 September, Henkel unveiled it was extending its strategic framework by releasing packaging targets to progress its sustainability initiatives.   Henkel’s existing packaging goals outline the company’s adherence... [Read More]

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Sep 12, 2018
Urban entomology research centre, The SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science for Family Health, provides information on using personal insect repellents to reassure health and safety-conscious consumers. US-based manufacturer, SC Johnson Institute of Insect Science for Family Health, produces household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control... [Read More]

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Aug 31, 2018
Household and food product packaging supplier, Ball Corporation (Ball), agrees to sell its steel aerosol assets as it forms a partnership with global investment firm, Platinum Equity. Along with forming the alliance, the duo has made definitive purchase agreements to create a new packaging organisation. The soon-to-be-launched company, which will be named Ball Metalpack,... [Read More]