• FDA advances proposed regulation for sunscreens

    (February 21, 2019)
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the U.S. This action is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approved applications up-to-date with the latest science to better ensure consumers have access to safe and effective preventative sun care options. Among… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Colgate elects Noel Wallace as President, CEO & Board Member

    (February 14, 2019)
    Colgate-Palmolive Co. has elected Noel Wallace as President & CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 2. He replaces Ian Cook as CEO, who will retain his role as Executive Chairman for at most 12 months, also effective on April 2. Wallace formerly served as President & COO. “It’s very gratifying to see the Board’s… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • WAIB advocate Ed Thaete passes away

    (February 13, 2019)
    Edward H. Thaete III passed away on Feb. 5, 2019 at age 95. Thaete began in the industry in 1966 selling industrial alcohol for Publicker Chemical. In 1980, he brought the alcohol business he had established to Remet Corp. in La Mirada, CA and worked there until his retirement in 2000. According to the Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB), Thaete… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Precision taps Berry Global exec Jeffrey Godsey as COO

    Jeffrey Godsey has been appointed COO of the Precision Global Group. In his new role, Godsey is responsible for the global operations and business development initiatives to deliver quality, innovation and service to customers. Godsey has nearly three decades of industry experience, most recently serving with Berry Global in several global leadership and operational roles. “Having spent his entire career… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    W. Stephen Tait

    Predicting corrosion using first principles—Part 2

    Hello, everyone. Last month I discussed a first-principles empirical…
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    Pressure Points
    Nicholas Georges

    The Challenge of Two-Day Shipping for Aerosols,

    Over the last several decades, technology has developed by…
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    Regulatory Issues
    Doug Raymond

    Regulatory Issues

    CARB On Jan. 15, 2019 the California Air Resources…
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    Technical Insight
    Montfort A. Johnsen

    Formulating Aerosol Moisturizers

    “Bag-on-valve” (BOV) aerosol development has made possible a large…
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