October 16, 2014
AdAge on Thursday attributed higher sales of hand sanitizer and disinfectants to the rise in Ebola-related media reports.
September 4, 2014

Clorox bleach is breaking some rules in celebration of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, revealing a “Cloey De La Rox” line of undies via social media platform Vine for an underwear fashion show. 

August 20, 2014

Consumers buying hand sanitizer are shopping the set multiple times because of different needs, noted Tim Cleary, VP sales at Purell Consumer, suggesting there may be a latent opportunity for the already-growing Purell Advanced formula, which generated $20.6 million in sales, up 25.2%, for the 52 weeks ended June 15 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

August 12, 2014

Diamond Wipes International, a manufacturer of wet wipes, has introduced its redesigned Tender Touch Baby Wipes.

August 8, 2014

SafeHands, an alcohol-free hand sanitizer company, announced that it will offer back-to-school "buy one, get one free" coupons.

May 15, 2014

From removing makeup to cleaning “boogies” from a baby’s nose, wipes and moist towelettes continue to strengthen their foothold in beauty and personal care.

April 10, 2014

Ambi, a beauty brand for women of color, is expanding its portfolio with the new Ambi Advanced 5% Micro-Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Spot Treatment and Ambi Even & Clear Makeup Removing Cleansing Cloths.

March 7, 2014

In an effort to help parents combat germs that children may come in contact with on airline tray tables, public bathrooms, hotel remotes, touch screen kiosks and more, Midway developed a highly effective germ-fighting hand sanitizer and packaged the gel — called b4 — in small, single-use packets that are easy to carry in a wallet, pocket or small purse.

December 4, 2013

Bathroom wipes may be a popular alternative to toilet tissue, but they can also leave homeowners with clogged plumbing and put strain on city sewer systems. A new product aims to provide a solution.

December 3, 2013

Innovative BioDefense, manufacturer of the Zylast line of broad-spectrum, persistent antimicrobial products, on Tuesday announced an exclusive relationship with Australian-based Picketts Health to provide a modification of their proprietary lotion and antiseptic sanitizer for use in Picketts Health’s patented Orbel hand sanitizer applicator.

September 10, 2013

Wellco Brands' debut product Healerz For Noses was selected for Walmart's Get On The Shelf contest earlier this year.

August 9, 2013

Wellco Brands debut product, Healerz For Noses has been selected for Walmart’s #GetOnTheShelf contest to test the product's commercial viability.

February 13, 2013

Brookshire Grocery has joined the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill partnership, the supermarket chain said.

January 25, 2013

Wellco Brands on Thursday launched Healerz for Noses, a pain relief cream to soothe the skin under the nose that becomes irritated during cold and allergy season.

August 9, 2012

Lysol has introduced its latest line of household products that highlights the versatility of hydrogen peroxide.

June 28, 2012

Armorteria showcased its Halo Sani-Cuffs, a child-size wristband with a small, refillable reservoir for hand sanitizer, at the recent NACDS Marketplace conference in Denver earlier this week.

June 28, 2012

Skinvisible Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced the successful completion of two new studies undertaken for DermSafe, a nonalcohol hand sanitizer made with 4% chlorhexidine gluconate.

February 17, 2012

GoJo is gearing up for the 2012-2013 cough-cold season with a new lineup of Purell hand sanitizers, a factor that breathes new life into a commoditized category. Drug Store News caught up with Tim Cleary, sales VP for Purell Consumer, for the scoop on the relaunch.


January 30, 2012

Clorox's Professional Products division has launched a new line of ready-to-use, one-step cleaner disinfectants engineered with a patented activated hydrogen peroxide formula.

April 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday issued four warning letters to companies that manufacture and market over-the-counter drug products, including hand sanitizers, that claim to prevent infection from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, or MRSA.

March 16, 2011

Wet wipes manufacturer Nice-Pak announced it is expanding its distribution facilities and manufacturing plants.

July 11, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration ordered the seizure of $230,000 in hand-sanitizing gel last week,...

May 31, 2010

3M has acquired a hand hygiene and skin care products manufacturer, the company announced Friday....

January 26, 2010

Gold Bond, a Chattem Inc. brand, has announced the launch of its first hand sanitizer...