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UKCPI responds to Minister on animal testing ban

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on October 18, 2011.

Home Office statistics confirm that no home cleaning products have been tested for a number of years. The cleaning products industry’s first priority is to ensure that its products are safe to use by consumers. The cleaning products industry has worked hard to establish non animal (in vitro) test methods and to share cleaning information industry wide to ensure […]

Are candles really harmful?

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on October 11, 2011.

You may have read recent reports about candles and alleged health concerns arising from a study conducted over two years ago at South Carolina State University in the United States. Candles are safe and effective when used as directed. The industry takes the responsibility of providing products that families can use with confidence very seriously. […]

UKCPI responds to false fears about product safety

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on August 25, 2011.

On 25th August both The Mail and The Sun ran stories of research in the US claiming that there is a potential cancer risk from the use of perfumed laundry products. UKCPI responded quickly along the following lines to the media coverage as well as to NHS Direct. The information provided by the study on […]

Woman and Home readers wash at lower temperatures

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on April 6, 2011.

A fifth of Woman and Home readers say they’re washing clothes at a lower temperature in order to do their bit for the environment. A recent poll on the Woman and Home website asked “What changes have you made to live a greener lifestyle?” The most popular response was to recycle everything (39%), followed by […]

Philip Malpass appointed new Director General of the UKCPI

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on September 1, 2009.

The UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) has appointed Philip Malpass as its new Director General, with effect from 1 September 2009. He takes over the role from Dr Andy Williams who is retiring after eight years in the role. Philip previously held the post Vice President – Communications for the drinks giant, Constellation Europe. […]

Contact the UKCPI on ukcpi@ukcpi.org or call 01829 770055.