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Sep 17, 2021
ADF Innovation Awards 2022 entries now open
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Sep 15, 2021
Beiersdorf, L'Oreal and Trivium Packaging are among the companies speaking at the European Aerosol Federation’s (FEA) virtual FEAerosol2021 event. On 23 September, companies in the aerosol supply chain, fillers, brand owners, and researchers will gather online to share their knowledge, expertise, and experience in aerosol packaging and the industry’s future. After... [Read More]

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Sep 14, 2021
Diversified CPC International (DCPC) is urging the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to empower domestic manufacturers of products with hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) to fairly compete with foreign manufacturers during the HFC phase-down, which comes into effect on 1 January. The phase-down is part of the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act, which was... [Read More]

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Sep 10, 2021
Aerosol industry expert Montfort Johnsen, known as Monty to friends and colleagues, has passed away. The Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) said it was saddened to learn of Johnsen’s passing. During his extensive career, Johnsen invented five aerosol-related patents, authored 10 aerosol books, including The Aerosol Handbook (Editions 1 and 2), which... [Read More]

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Sep 10, 2021
US aerosol associations have collaborated with global suppliers to provide virtual educational courses on the topics of aerosols and pressurised packaging. The Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB), Consumer Aerosol Products Council, Eastern Aerosol Association, Midwest Aerosol Association, National Aerosol Association, and Southern Aerosol Technical Association,... [Read More]

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Aug 10, 2021
Ron Popeil, famous for his iconic TV infomercials, including for spray-on hair, has passed away at the age of 86. In the 1980s, under his company Ronco (founded in 1964), Popeil invented spray-on hair, also known as ‘hair in a can’ - an aerosol hair styling product that could be applied to thinning or balding patches of the scalp to create the appearance of hair.... [Read More]

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Aug 9, 2021
A truck carrying 27,000 lbs (approximately 12,200 kilograms) of aerosol deodorant products caught fire in north-eastern Oklahoma on 6 August, causing the cans to explode. According to KOKI-TV, the explosion occurred at approximately 5 am at a Love’s Travel Stop near Big Cabin. The truck pulled into the stop after having brake issues, which caused the vehicle’s tires... [Read More]

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Aug 3, 2021
Despite a 7% drop in deliveries in the first half of 2021, Germany’s aluminium aerosol can and tube industry has proven to be ‘resilient and reliable’ in a crisis, said the Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie (GDA). Along with the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘unusually high prices’ for raw materials such as aluminium, plastic, cardboard,... [Read More]

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Jul 29, 2021
The Aerosol Association of Australia has postponed its awards gala dinner due to ongoing challenges posed by the pandemic. Since rescheduling its ‘aerosol2020’ event to September 2021, the association further postponed the event due to the COVID-19 Delta variant emerging in New South Wales and spreading to other states, leading to increased restrictions. “Unfortunately,... [Read More]

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Jul 26, 2021
Australian supermarket giant Woolworths is locking away all aerosol deodorant products in its Northern Territory stores to reduce inhalant abuse among young people. So-called ‘chroming’ is a form of volatile substance abuse involving the inhalation of solvents such as aerosol deodorants or other household chemicals. Health professionals have warned this can lead... [Read More]

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Jul 15, 2021
Fire crews in Essex, UK were called to a blaze on the M11 southbound motorway after a heavy goods vehicle carrying aerosol cans caught fire. The fire began shortly before 5pm with crews from five fire stations attending. Essex County Fire and Rescue Service station manager Dave Bond said: “The articulated lorry was carrying aerosol cans which exploded and scattered... [Read More]

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Jun 23, 2021
The winners of the ADF Innovation Awards 2021 were revealed in a virtual ceremony on 22 June. This year’s competition saw a total of 32 entries, which were diligently reviewed by 18 jury members. Jean Blottiere, secretary-general of the Comité Français des Aérosols, commented that despite the pandemic, the jury had succeeded in testing and discussing the products... [Read More]

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Jun 14, 2021
A car windscreen was smashed in Somerset, UK, after an aerosol left on the dashboard exploded. The aerosol can flew out of the front window of the parked vehicle after being left in extreme heat in Wellington. Fire crews were alerted to the incident just before 3.50pm on 13 June. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson told the Somerset County Gazette:... [Read More]

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Apr 29, 2021
The UK aerosol industry ‘exceeded’ performance expectations in 2020, despite the pandemic. Figures released by the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) as part of its annual filling survey show the strength and versatility of the sector, despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 crisis. Although national lockdowns and the closure of... [Read More]

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Apr 20, 2021
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will now take place in 2022. Having previously been rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the event will now be held on 10-14 March 2022. Additionally, on 9-13 September, Cosmoprof will host an ‘industry re-launch’ event for the cosmetics industry. “The event will be back in attendance on the expected dates of March, which... [Read More]

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Apr 19, 2021
The Comité Français des Aérosols (CFA) has revealed there was a 5.9% drop in total aerosol filling in France in 2020, but the disinfectants segment increased by 215%. The total volume across all categories was 647 million units in 2020 compared to 668 million in 2019. According to the CFA, this drop in filling, which was predicted by the sector, represents the impact... [Read More]


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