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2011-03-22 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology has been selected by Great Orient Chemical for a new petrochemicals complex in China that will produce the key ingredient for biodegradable household laundry detergents. Great Orient Chemical expects the new complex to produce up to 100,000 metric tons per year of linear alkylbenzene (LAB). Honeywell UOP's LAB technology is used to produce more than 85 percent...

2011-03-22 06:40:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the first day of spring and the annual chore of spring cleaning, Rockin' Green Cloth Diaper & Laundry Detergent is debuting its "52 Weeks of Clean" campaign. Each week, a free-yet-clever clean tip will be blasted to opt-in Rockin' Green fans and customers. Each week the company will feature an eco-friendly cleaning tip, challenging moms everywhere to think creatively and green when it comes to household cleaning. The once-a-week...

2011-03-14 17:00:00

-- 14 Top Rated Cleaning Products and Tools Revealed -- YONKERS, N.Y., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clogged drains, baked-on explosions in your microwave, moldy bathrooms, rings in toilets and tubs, lingering pet odors, and stained carpets. Those are some of the top cleaning challenges, according to ShopSmart's readers. The April 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, features a guide that solves these and more of the most pressing cleaning...

2011-03-01 12:59:00

LISLE, Ill., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can cut back on dish and laundry detergent use by 50 percent or more and lower washing machine temperatures from hot to cold just by using softened water, two new independent studies revealed today show. "The benefits of softened water in people's daily lives are significant," said Peter Censky, executive director of the Water Quality Association. "These studies show how consumers can save money and energy by softening their water."...

2011-02-28 06:40:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Tide® and Gain® compacted powder laundry detergents are now available at Target stores nationwide. The new detergents are compacted by one-third, while offering the same number of loads in a smaller box. The compacted powder laundry detergents could help save up to 22 million pounds of total packaging in the U.S. and Canada each year. "This launch represents P&G's commitment to innovate and improve...

2011-01-26 20:41:14

Phosphate-free automatic dishwashing detergents "” introduced to combat the phosphate-fed algae blooms that foul the nation's lakes and rivers "” may be making the fish happy. But they're putting a frown on the faces of some consumers who say the new products leave dishes dirty. That's the topic of the cover story in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Assistant Managing Editor Michael McCoy described how new laws...

2011-01-25 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Revive your morning routine and discover the joy scent can bring you when you start your day off by getting dressed in clothes that have been washed with Gain. According to a recent study, 44% of Americans agree that they have a particular scent that sets them on the right foot in the morning. (1) Now Gain introduces new Gain with FreshLock with longer-lasting scent to help you achieve this fresh start to your day by offering Gain's amazing scent...

2010-11-18 07:25:00

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time for moms and dads to say goodbye to the funky, stinky, ammonia-smell they get when washing their babies' cloth diapers at home. To the rescue is Funk Rock, by the makers of Rockin' Green Cloth Diaper & Laundry Detergent. Designed to target funk at the source, Funk Rock is guaranteed to knock out cloth diaper-related ammonia problems in 30 minutes or less. As a natural ammonia buster, Funk Rock was developed by Rockin' Green after...

2010-10-06 12:53:00

DUESSELDORF, Germany and ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the World Conference on Detergents in Montreux, Switzerland, Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted appealed to all partners and participants in the value chain to commit to coordinated action. "Sustainable development is no fad of the moment, but rather a global task and a challenge for the entire industry that needs urgent attention," he stated. "The world population is growing, the average standard of living is rising and,...

2010-08-25 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) is proud to announce California native Jennifer Jean as the winner of "Brighten Bay Idol," an online talent search for the next bright star! The talent search, kicked off in January, invited aspiring actors to log on to BrightenBay.com to send in their audition tapes for an opportunity to win a walk-on role on the popular CBS soap series, "As the World Turns." Jennifer was named the lucky audition winner when she...