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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...

2010-08-03 05:00:00

Tests find 4 Recommended products consumers can use under new laws YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are several low-phosphate dishwasher detergents that performed very well in Consumer Reports' latest tests, which is good news for the traditionally low-scoring eco-friendly products. Consumer Reports tested 24 low- or no-phosphate dish detergents and found four Recommended products. Although none equaled the excellent (but now discontinued) product that topped CR's...

2010-05-17 07:10:00

WILTON, Conn., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With experience comes wisdom -- ask any second-time mom. Yet, first-time moms can't help but make decisions based on what they think they are supposed to do, purchasing the latest and greatest in baby books, baby gadgets and for-baby-only products. So, how can new moms ensure they aren't overwhelmed by abundant advice and inundated with unnecessary items? To help new moms, all® Free Clear - the number one choice of moms - is teaming...

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2010-04-07 10:43:18

Scientists are reporting evidence that certain ingredients in shampoo, detergents and other household cleaning agents may be a source of precursor materials for formation of a suspected cancer-causing contaminant in water supplies that receive water from sewage treatment plants. The study sheds new light on possible environmental sources of this poorly understood water contaminant, called NDMA, which is of ongoing concern to health officials. Their study is in ACS' Environmental Science &...

2010-04-07 08:03:00

Steps Towards Sustainability: SDA Survey Shows Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Habits Are Gaining a Foothold with Consumers Big Jump in Number of People Reading Detergent Directions Summary/Key Findings WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether it's the impact of the economy or increased environmental awareness, American consumers seem to be making some changes to their cleaning and laundry habits. The latest National Cleaning Survey from The Soap and Detergent...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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