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Jul 14, 2023
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Household News
May 23, 2023
SC Johnson has launched a new FamilyGuard Brand, a lineup of disinfectant formulas created to help protect families against germs by disinfecting hard, non-porous surfaces. The FamilyGuard Brand Disinfectant Spray is designed for use on 100+ surfaces, including where childrenand pets play, and the FamilyGuard Brand Disinfectant Cleaner is formulated for use in homes with... [Read More]

Household News
May 15, 2023
Spectrum Brands Holdings has announced has announced upgraded scents for its Hot Shot® Ant, Roach & Spider Killer aerosols, which the company said are "newly reformulated with game-changing, complex fragrances formulated to mask that unmistakable bug spray smell." It added that the improved scents provide an enhanced experience - bringing great insecticide results,... [Read More]

Household News
Jun 8, 2022
The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBOL) has reported that global shipments by its members declined by 1.2 percent in 2021 to around 5.6 billion units. While the main end-use market of deodorants remained roughly at the previous year’s level, deliveries to the hair mousses, shaving foams and food markets increased - in... [Read More]

Household News
Jun 6, 2022
The Comité Français des Aérosols (CFA) has revealed there was a 5.9% drop in total aerosol filling in France in 2021. Personal Care increased in 2021 (end of the 2020 lockdown) but did not reach its 2019 level - personal care represented the largest segment of activity, with 23 percent of the total. But it added that a large amount of that activity is for... [Read More]

Household News
Jun 25, 2021
US aerosol container production increased by 3.6% in 2020 compared to 2019, the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) reported. The figures were published in the HCPA’s 2020 Aerosol Pressurised Products Survey. Now in its 70th year, the survey is designed to report on the unit production of aerosol products, valves, and containers in the US to provide... [Read More]

Product News
Jun 22, 2021
Stain Venom, a new spot and stain remover for water-safe carpets and rugs, has been introduced by New York-based Future-Living Enterprises. The new product is a water-based spot cleaner, suited to a range of common household stains, such as wine, coffee, and oil. Future-Living Enterprises said the product ‘puts professional-grade carpet and rug cleaning power into... [Read More]

Household News
Mar 23, 2020
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Andrew Wheeler has hosted a series of conference calls with household and consumer product organisations to accelerate the availability of disinfectant products. Wheeler spoke with members of the Household & Consumer Products Association (HCPA) and the Consumer Brands Association (CBA) to discuss the agency's... [Read More]

Household News
Mar 17, 2020
Household and commercial product manufacturers are working to prevent the spread of Covid-19, says the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA). According to a statement by HCPA CEO Steve Caldeira, companies that manufacture disinfectant products are working hard to keep up with demand. He said: "The Environmental Protection Agency recently released a... [Read More]

Product News
Feb 25, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has launched Microban 24, a new brand of antibacterial home sanitising products, including an aerosol spray, to keep surfaces protected against bacteria for up to 24 hours. According to the company, Microban 24 kills 99.9% of bacteria on contact but also keeps working throughout the day. Bacteria can survive on surfaces anywhere from several... [Read More]

Household News
Feb 20, 2020
Air fresheners may help to ‘mitigate the harm caused by indoor malodours’, according to a study published by Atmosphere, an international peer-to-peer journal. Following its publication, the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) released a statement about the study, which highlights the ‘importance’ of air fresheners. According to the HCPA,... [Read More]

Household News
Feb 19, 2020
Unilever has announced its 2019 results, showing sales growth of 2.9% led by its emerging market business, which grew 5.3%, and its home care division, which grew 6.1%. According to the results, the company’s underlying sales grew 2.9% with 1.2% from volume and 1.6% from price. Its growth was largely due to a strong performance in the home care sector. Its emerging... [Read More]

Household News
Feb 5, 2020
Indian household insecticide manufacturer Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL) has teamed up with industry body Home Insect Control Association (HICA) to promote safe disposal of plastic derived from insecticide products, including like liquid vapourisers and aerosols. The initiative was inaugurated by Sunil Kataria CEO for India & SAARC at GCPL and Jayant Deshpande,... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 14, 2019
More than 55% of people in north-west England do not recycle correctly because they are confused by the rules, research shows. The survey by Confused.com found that although people want to recycle, more than a third of adults ‘improvise’, despite not fully understanding recycling rules. The survey showed more than 57% of people across the UK put polystyrene in with... [Read More]

Household News
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]

Household News
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]

Household News
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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