• U.S. Court of Appeals asked to revisit HFCs ruling

    (March 13, 2019)
    U.S. chemical manufacturers Honeywell International and Chemours, along with the Natural Resources Defense Council, in early March 2019 once again asked a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to maintain the Obama-era authority of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban high-GWP HFCs in certain applications. The action was first reported… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Fragrance Foundation’s Annette Green to receive book award

    (March 12, 2019)
    The 2019 Perfumed Plume Awards’ Fragrance Book of the Year is “Spritzing to Success…With the Woman Who Brought an Industry to Its Senses” by Fragrance Foundation President Emeritus Annette Green. The awards ceremony, hosted by Perfumed Plume, will take place April 10 at The Society of Illustrators in New York City. The book was published in 2018 and shares Green’s… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • DowDuPont expected to separate into three companies by June 1

    (March 11, 2019)
    DowDuPont’s Board of Directors has approved the separation of its Materials Science Division, creating Dow Inc. on April 1. On June 1, Corteva Agriscience is also expected to separate from the new DuPont. “We believe that each of the intended three independent companies is set to be an industry leader with the right management and capital structure to better serve… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Speakers announced for MAA Spring Meeting on April 25

    (March 8, 2019)
    The Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA) will be holding its Spring Meeting on April 25, 2019 at the Westwood Tavern in Schaumburg, IL . Topics & Speakers:  Brand Protection, Authentication & Anti-counterfeiting John Dowd (VP of Corporate Marketing, Diversified CPC, Channahon, IL) Brands and the redesign of packaging for e-commerce Brent Lindberg (Principal & Founder of Fuseneo Inc., St. Charles, IL)… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • CARB Workshop April 12 to initiate new Consumer Products rulemaking

    (March 1, 2019)
    Workshop to Initiate New Consumer Products Rulemaking Staff to Solicit Stakeholder Input Regarding Emission Reduction Opportunities The California Air Resources Board (CARB) invites you to participate in a public workshop on April 12, 2019 to initiate rulemaking to further reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from consumer products. Over the past 30 years, CARB has taken actions to reduce emissions… FULL ARTICLE >>

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    Doug Raymond

    Regulatory Issues

    CARB On Jan. 15, 2019, the California Air Resources…
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    Pressure Points
    Nicholas Georges

    The global economies of baseball cards and tariffs…

    I remember trading baseball cards with friends as a…
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    Corrosion Corner
    W. Stephen Tait

    Probiotics & Spray Package MIC

    Hello, everyone. There have recently been several articles and…
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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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