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UKCPI co-authors letter to Thérèse Coffey MP

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on November 13, 2018.

UKCPI has contributed to a letter, sent on behalf of the Alliance of Chemical Associations (ACA), to Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). The letter expresses concerns about the implementation of a UK REACH regulation and urges Government to reconsider the requirement to submit […]

Getting recycling right for Recycle Week

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on September 25, 2018.

From Blue Planet II, to major developments in packaging, this year people have been motivated to care about the environment in a way they never have before. For the 15th annual Recycle Week (24-30 September), we are capitalising on this energy and focusing on getting recycling right during Recycle Week. Getting recycling right As a […]

UKCPI and RoSPA bring safety campaign to East Ayrshire

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on August 2, 2018.

Families in East Ayrshire are being urged by the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and the Royal Society for the Prevention Accidents (RoSPA) to take action to protect their children from the risks of household cleaning products. The latest phase of the Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign was launched yesterday (Wednesday, August 1) at […]

Detergent industry’s efforts to have a robust in vitro test method for classification purposes rewarded by recent OECD publication

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on June 28, 2018.

The OECD has published the revised version of Test Guideline No. 438 that can be used to classify products (e.g. detergents and surfactants) as ‘causing serious eye damage’. Using the outcome of its in vitro eye irritation programme that began in 2010, A.I.S.E. – with the support of the Netherlands – initiated in 2014 the process […]

Child safety campaign launches in Cheshire West and Chester

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on June 8, 2018.

Families in Cheshire West and Chester are being urged by local health partners, the Royal Society for the Prevention Accidents (RoSPA) and The UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) to take action to protect their children from the risks of household cleaning products. The local launch of RoSPA’s national ‘Take Action Today, Put Them Away’ […]

Cleaning products industry unites over Brexit negotiations

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on April 12, 2018.

Leading associations UKCPI and A.I.S.E. send joint letter to Brexit negotiators The European cleaning industry has come together to compose a joint letter setting out the importance of a future UK/EU trading relationship. Signed by the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products (A.I.S.E.), the joint letter outlines […]

UKCPI welcomes findings of BBC’s Trust Me, I’m A Doctor programme

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on February 22, 2018.

On 21st February a segment of the BBC’s Trust Me, I’m A Doctor programme looked into cleaning with antibacterial products. Surgeon Gabriel Weston carried out an experiment to discover if cleaning our homes with antibacterial products could be responsible for the rise in allergies and asthma. We welcome their conclusion that cleaning products are not to blame for the […]

UKCPI response to media coverage on air quality reports 15/16 February 2018

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on February 16, 2018.

Using cleaning products in the home, as instructed, does not lead to respiratory illness. Cleaning products play a vital role in our health and well-being, and when used appropriately keep us safe from a wide range of potential health hazards. In addition almost all consumers choose fragranced products, as they add to their enjoyment of […]

Offsite tour announced for CPEU 2017

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on January 18, 2018.

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 in Tarragona. The tour takes place on March 14, the day before the conferenceand will include a wine and olive oil tasting experience, followed by a drinks reception on the […]

UKCPI 2017 Annual Review published

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 14, 2017.

Our 2017 review, looking back over the activities carried out by UKCPI and our committees this year, has just been published and is available here. Hard copies are also sent to members and posted to our various external stakeholders. Director General Philip Malpass commented: “2017 has been a particularly busy year, not least as we review […]

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