• Starco launches contest to recognize front-line heroes

    (2020-07-13 14:23:33)
    Starco, the maker of Breathe Hand Sanitizer, has launched the Breathe Cares Initiative. The company aims to recognize, appreciate and thank front-line heroes for making a difference in people’s lives. Nominations require the filling out of an online form at https://breathesanitizer.com/pages/breathe-cares. Selected nominees will receive a care package with hand sanitizer, a card to let them know who nominated them… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • MAA cancels Golf Outing, Annual Meeting, extends membership

    (2020-07-10 18:35:29)
    The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) decided at its recent Board Meeting that, due to the  COVID-19 pandemic and difficulties in social distancing, it is cancelling its annual Golf Outing in August and the MAA Annual Meeting in November.  Because MAA is cancelling these events, it was decided by the MAA Board to carry over any company or individual 2020 membership… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • SATA postpones Board elections to 2021

    (2020-07-08 17:31:45)
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of the Southern Aerosol Technical Association (SATA) has unanimously decided to extend the current Officer and Board Director terms by one year. The next election will take place during the 2021 Fall Meeting—Sept. 14–16, 2021 at the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, FL. Those interested in joining the SATA Board in 2021… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • LUXE PACK New York 2020 moves to Spring 2021

    (2020-07-08 15:16:48)
    LUXE PACK New York 2020, which had been rescheduled for September, has now moved to Spring 2021. Organizer Infopro digital has decided to further postpone the event due to the complexity of the health crisis in the U.S. surrounding COVID-19, with emphasis on the uncertainty of domestic and international travel and the event’s timetable. The venue, the Jacob K. Javitz… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • CARB webinars on July 9 & July 28; July 2 review available

    (2020-07-07 19:39:23)
    On July 2, 2020, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) laboratory staff reviewed, via webinar, its changes to Method 310, which are laboratory methods used to determine volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in Consumer Products and Reactive organic compounds (ROCs) in Aerosol Coatings. Laboratory staff stated that there were no changes to the low vapor pressure (LVP) compound requirements and that… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • EPA approves Lysol Disinfectant Spray for use against COVID-19

    (2020-07-07 17:53:01)
    Agency’s decision follows a peer-reviewed study that validates Lysol’s effectiveness against the virus The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the approval of using Lysol Disinfectant Spray to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Manufactured by RB (Reckitt Benckiser), Lysol Disinfectant Spray was also reviewed in a peer-reviewed study of its effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2, which was… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • NYSCC to relaunch webinar series; talk set for July 20

    (2020-07-06 09:00:54)
    On Monday July 20, the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) will kick-off the re-launch of its webinar series, At Home Live Series 2.0, with the presentation “The World of Chemistry.” A staple from NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, the program will deliver a global perspective and discussion on solutions, formulation and regulations from Europe, Asia and South America. There will… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Doug Raymond

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    The Vicissitudes of Aerosol Air Fresheners

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