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Market Watch

Energizer Recalls Spray Sunscreens for Ignition Risk Due to Spray Valve
Energizer Holdings Inc. initiated a voluntary market withdrawal of 23 continuous spray Banana Boat sun care products due to a potential risk of the product igniting on the skin if contact is made with a source of ignition before completely dry.
Report Sees Growth in Brazilian Surfactants Market
A report by Frost & Sullivan finds potential in the Brazilian surfactants market. The report, Analysis of the Brazilian Surfactants Market, estimates that this market will grow into 2018 with the support of an expanding personal care and home care market in addition to a growing middle class.

Formulating/Ingredients

Device for Measuring Nanoparticles and Proteins
Malvern Instuments has launched a device suitable for the characterization of proteins and nanoparticles where the highest sensitivity for size and zeta potential measurement is required.
Comparatively Speaking: Altering Hair with Bleach vs. Temporary Dye
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr.
Hair can be treated using several different types of products to alter the color. This is the first in a series of three columns that will address the above color products, with the difference between bleach and temporary dyes being initially discussed.

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