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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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P&G aims for zero manufacturing waste by 2020

Thursday, January 12, 2017
P&G has announced investments in recycling and beneficial reuse that will eliminate all manufacturing waste from its global network of more than 100 production sites...
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Researchers reveal the secret code language of bacteria

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Danish researchers have now discovered that bacteria use a code language to avoid being controlled. Understanding this code language will be paramount to developing new...
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Echa biocides committee backs substance approvals

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Echa’s Biocidal Products Committee has adopted opinions that support the approval of active substances for use as disinfectants. The full list of products: Active...
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Man dies after suspected accidental mixing of cleaning chemicals

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
A 67-year-old man died after what is believed to be the accidental mixing of cleaning chemicals at a manufacturing site in Beatrice, a city in...
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Jeyes sells home care brands to Germany-based Henkel

Friday, December 09, 2016
UKCPI member Jeyes is to sell a number of home care brands to Henkel, including Jeyes, Bloo and Parozone. Henkel is based in Düsseldorf and already owns...
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