• Secret deodorant commits $1M to women’s hockey league

    (2020-10-22 16:17:05)
    Procter & Gamble’s Secret Deodorant brand has made the largest corporate commitment to date for professional women’s hockey in North America. It is committing $1 million to the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) based in Toronto to help equalize opportunities for female athletes. P&G noted during the COVID-19 crisis, many men’s professional sports have continued to push forward, however,… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • HCPA to host Aerosol Propellant Safety webinar series in November

    (2020-10-21 17:50:45)
    Volunteer members of the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) have compiled information from the organization’s Aerosol Propellants: Considerations for Effective Handling in the Aerosol Plant and Laboratory Manual for a series of webinars November 16-20. The webinars will include information about: Shipping, receiving, storing, and handling propellants Compressed and soluble gas propellants Location and construction, ventilation, gas detection, electrical… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Mario Molina

    Ozone researcher Mario Molina dies at 77

    (2020-10-19 15:52:16)
    Mario Molina, who shared a Nobel Prize for work on chlorofluorocarbons’ effect on the ozone layer, died on Oct. 7 at his home in Mexico City. He was 77. The cause was a heart attack, according to Lorena Gonzalez Villarreal, a spokeswoman for the Mario Molina Center for Strategic Studies on Energy and the Environment, the environmental research and policy… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Hieronimus appointed L’Oréal’s sixth CEO

    (2020-10-15 13:54:15)
    L’Oréal SA has promoted Deputy CEO Nicolas Hieronimus to CEO. Hieronimus, a 33-year company veteran, will take over on May 1, 2021 and will be the company’s sixth ever CEO. Current CEO Jean-Paul Agon, who turns the legal retirement age of 65 in July, will remain as Chairman. Agon held the CEO post for 15 years. Hieronimus, joined the company in… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Febreze calls on dog owners to “Say Up to Your Pup” during Adopt-A-Dog month

    (2020-10-14 14:51:12)
    To help support and ease canine adoptions, Procter & Gamble’s Febreze Fabric Refresher, the North Shore Animal League America and Queer Eye star Karamo are launching “Say Up to Your Pup.” This is a call for dog owners to invite their furry friends up onto furniture for cuddles and to stop worrying about pet odors that may get left behind.… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Paris Aerosol & Dispensing Forum postponed to June

    (2020-10-13 18:22:03)
    Originally scheduled for January, ADF&PCD and PLD Paris has been rescheduled for June 22-23, 2021 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in Paris, France. ADF&PCD and PLD Paris connects the world’s beauty, drinks, luxury and FMCG groups with packaging suppliers, materials and inspiration. The event offers the latest packaging solutions and allows attendees to meet new suppliers and solve… FULL ARTICLE >>

  • Regulatory Issues
    Doug Raymond

    Regulatory Issues

    CARB As reported last month, the California Air Resources…
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    Pressure Points
    Nicholas Georges

    State classification of aerosols as Universal Waste

    End of life, especially in regard to packaging, is…
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    Corrosion Corner
    W. Stephen Tait

    Are the older spray products in your warehouse still sellable?

    Hello, everyone. The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a…
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    The aerosol industry remembers...
    Montfort A. Johnsen

    Our (almost) forgotten aerosol industry entrepreneurs

    According to legend, the U.S. aerosol industry got started…
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