FEA & Easyfairs announce Aerosol Forum event partnership

June 14, 2022

International aerosol federation FEA will combine its long-standing biennial Global Aerosol Events with ADF in Paris from January 2023 edition On June 13, the European Aerosol Federation (FEA) and international exhibition organizer Easyfairs announced a major, …

EAA Aerosol Recycling & Sustainability Event at Somerset Patriots Stadium a big hit!

June 10, 2022

On June 9, the Eastern Aerosol Association (EAA) held its inaugural “Aerosol Recycling & Sustainability Event” at the Somerset Patriots Stadium, TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater, NJ. The guest speaker was Molly Blessing, Director of Sustainability for …

CCL Container launches new Matrix-Shaped aluminum bottle

June 8, 2022

CCL Container, North American manufacturer of recyclable aluminum packaging, has introduced a matrix-shaped aluminum bottle that can be fully customized to brand specifications. With distinctive vertical lines and sharp angles, the container is an example …

Mistunderstood seeks experts for Aerosol & Pressurized Packaging Virtual Classroom

June 6, 2022

Since launching in late 2021 as a free, credible resource for aerosol and pressurized packaging education, the Mistunderstood Aerosol & Pressurized Packaging Virtual Classroom has provided education to over 250 unique users, across a range …

B’laster acquires assets of Blumenthal Brands Integrated, LLC

June 1, 2022

B’laster Holdings has announced its acquisition of substantially all assets of Blumenthal Brands Integrated, LLC. Based in Indian Trail, NC, BBI holds GUNK, LIQUID WRENCH and TITESEAL.  “The acquisition of BBI strengthens our portfolio of dominant, …

Hawaiian Tropic founder passes away

From The New York Times Ron Rice, creator of Hawaiian Tropic sun care, is dead at 81 The  high school chemistry teacher who had been trained to explore for oil, but who instead made a fortune by …

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

A global regulatory review Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of synthetic organofluorine chemicals that have been getting a lot of attention lately. My colleague Mae Hrycak barely scratched the surface of this topic …

The impact of regulating PFAS as a class

In 1938, Roy J. Plunkett accidentally created Teflon, which has since led to the discovery of a diverse range of compounds that have unique properties, including cutting down friction, creating a nonstick surface, waterproofing and …

Regulatory Issues

CARB As a reminder, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has new future effective limits that will become effective on Jan. 1, 2023. Your company has seven months before these new limits become effective. There is …

The limitations of coatings for corrosion prevention

Hello, everyone. It’s commonly believed that coatings and laminate films are barriers between a spray package metal or metal foil and a formula. It’s also commonly believed that a barrier is needed to prevent metal …