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G20 scientists identify hygiene as key issue for global health

Friday, March 24, 2017
A meeting of the leaders of science academies from the G20 nations has identified hygiene and clean water as being among the most important issues...
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New research could lead to "greener" fabric softeners

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Research by an international team of scientists could speed up manufacturers' assessment of fabric softeners' efficiency and potentially help get newer, more environmentally friendly products...
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SC Johnson, P&G sign up to voluntary standards on air fresheners

Friday, March 03, 2017
Two UKCPI member companies, SC Johnson and Procter & Gamble, have signed up to a set of voluntary standards for the manufacture of air fresheners. The...
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New surfactant risk management research website goes live

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Research into risk assessment for surfactants in detergents has a new home following the launch of a dedicated website. For over 25 years, the ERASM research...
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European Commission calls for "greenmagic" formulas for detergents

Friday, February 17, 2017
A representative of the European Commission has said the environmental profile of products is one of the biggest challenges facing cleaning product manufacturers. ...
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Selden Research acquires Premiere Products

Thursday, February 16, 2017
UKCPI member Selden Research has announced the acquisition of the brand, assets and goodwill of Premiere Products from James Briggs (Hygiene). In a statement, Selden told...
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NICE launches indoor air pollution consultation

Friday, February 10, 2017
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has launched a draft scope consultation on developing guidance on indoor air pollution. NICE says it will...
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Antibiotic overuse, not poor hygiene, blamed for C. diff outbreaks

Friday, January 27, 2017
A study published in The Lancet has concluded that overuse of antibiotics, rather than poor hygiene, led to the high profile increase in severe diarrhoea...
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Offsite tour announced for CPEU 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Attendees of Cleaning Products Europe 2017 in Barcelona have been offered the chance to take part in a tour of the Sekisui Specialty Chemicals plant...
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Unilever aims for 100% recyclable packaging by 2025

Monday, January 16, 2017
Unilever has committed to ensuring all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. To help transform global plastic packaging material flows,...
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