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2011-06-28 00:00:32

PDI now offers bleach-based surface disinfecting wipes that enable healthcare facilities to comply with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for using a 1:10 EPA-registered bleach solution for disinfection for areas experiencing outbreaks or higher endemic rates of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Sani-Cloth® EPA-Registered Bleach is proven to be effective against 39 clinically relevant microorganisms in just four minutes. Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) June 27,...

2011-06-27 08:00:00

BALTIMORE, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) annual meeting that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accepted the registration of Clorox Commercial Solutions(R) Clorox(R) Germicidal Wipes to kill Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) spores in five minutes(i). The bleach wipe used by the most U.S. hospitals,(ii) Clorox(R) Germicidal Wipes are...

2011-05-20 12:44:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tronox Incorporated, on behalf of its subsidiary companies, today announced a price increase of $60 per ton for sodium chlorate, effective immediately. The price increase applies to list prices or as contracts allow. This pricing action is driven by continued increases in manufacturing costs from rising energy prices and other key cost drivers in the production of sodium chlorate. Tronox produces sodium chlorate at its facility in Hamilton,...

2011-05-16 15:38:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer pool season just weeks away, swimmers will no longer smell like chlorine. Used after swimming, SwimSpray eliminates chlorine odor and irritation from hair and skin. Invented by a swimmer, SwimSpray is 100% natural with Vitamin C. "I was ready to give up swimming because of the post-workout chlorine smell I always had," says Andrew Chadeayne, PhD and inventor of SwimSpray. After trying three or four other products in the...

2011-05-02 20:32:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, continues the digital integration of its vast library of manga (graphic novel) properties with the latest announcement of the availability of the VIZ MANGA APP for the Apple iPhone(TM) and iPod Touch(TM) mobile devices. The expansion will be compatible with the VIZ MANGA APP on the iPad, and adds...

2011-04-13 15:18:45

Blue denim jeans are one of the most popular and iconic fashion items in the world; now a study published in Biotechnology Journal reveals a cheaper, more efficient and eco-friendly method for treating dyed denim. The process of 'surface activation' used to wash-down the denim following dyeing could also offer an alternative to the dangerous, and internationally banned, sandblasting technique. "The global production of denim is estimated at 3 billion linear meters and more than 4 billion...

2011-03-30 12:43:03

Help for a bioterrorist attack involving ricin, one of the most likely toxic agents, may be as close at hand as the laundry shelf, according to a report presented here today at the 241st National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It concluded that ordinary household bleach appears to be an effective, low-cost, and widely available way to decontaminate food preparation surfaces in homes, restaurants, and processing plants that are tainted with ricin. Ricin is a...

2011-03-30 08:30:00

DISPATCH® Towels with Bleach have the fastest EPA registered kill time for Clostridium difficile OAKLAND, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the registration of DISPATCH® Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant Towels with Bleach to kill Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) spores in five minutes(1), the fastest C. difficile contact time available(2)....

2011-02-09 00:01:25

On its path to inform consumers what's in the Clorox® products they use in and around their homes, The Clorox Company today announced it is now disclosing preservatives, dyes and a palette of fragrances used in its cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products in the U.S. and Canada. The Ingredients Inside program is available at http://www.CloroxCSR.com/ingredients-inside/. Additionally, Clorox has begun the ongoing process of adding a notice on product labels that states: "A list of this...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.