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Packaging innovation could inspire safer drug use

The role of packaging has been brought into sharp focus with the news that Reckitt Benckiser is to withdraw its Suboxone heroin substitute tablets after a study highlighted the risk of children gaining access to the bottled pills. While the UK consumer goods group will instead promote use of a film-strip variant of the drug, there are other packaging alternatives that could ensure safer drug use.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Oct 2012
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New personal care review: energy meets fragrance in new roll-on launch

This month's roundup of novel personal care launches looks at a new energizing roll-on product that could increase consumer options for convenient, on-the-go energy. Meanwhile, skincare launch highlights include a face mask for use at different stages of the menstrual cycle, and soft drinks have inspired a new ginger ale hand soap.

Published By Datamonitor
07 Aug 2012
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New personal care review: toothbrushes get a handle on replacement indicator technology

This month's rundown of the latest personal care launches looks at how toothbrush indicator technology is taking strides forward, with a recent innovative launch featuring an integrated device in the handle showing when the toothbrush should be replaced. In other news, the trend for personal care products to mimic indulgent food continues with the launch of a bath soap "chocolate bar."

Published By Datamonitor
18 Jul 2012
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New personal care review: condoms pursue "all-natural" path

In this month's summary of the latest innovations from the personal care industry, condoms are looking to attract eco-friendly consumers with the debut of a new vegan 100% natural latex range. Meanwhile, in bath and shower products novel formulations include a three-in-one product infused with pheromones and a debut for stevia, as the in-vogue sweetener expands its reach beyond food and beverages.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Jun 2012
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PLA Innovation of the Week: a colorful new condom that gives "buy one, get one free" new meaning

Published By Datamonitor
23 May 2012
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New personal care review: antibacterial silver finds new home in nail varnish

In this month's run-through of the latest launches from the personal care industry, an antibacterial silver ingredient is part of a novel formulation in the nail varnish category. In other news, a US company could court controversy with the launch of a lipstick for babies, while a soap product takes its cues from confectionery in a bid to enhance its indulgence appeal.

Published By Datamonitor
14 May 2012
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New personal care review: intimate gel targets the perfect date

In this month's rundown of novel personal care launches, one manufacturer is set to cause a stir with the launch of an arousal gel combined with a cinema ticket promotion that promises a perfect date. Meanwhile, the dual phase concept has moved to the lip balm category, and an indulgence-oriented supplement based on chia is a novel arrival on the functional scene.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Feb 2012
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New personal care review: lozenges are the cure in new hangover remedy

A new hangover remedy in the form of a lozenge is among the products to feature in this month's summary of innovations and novel launches from the personal care industry. Other products include a baby care range in unusual light bulb-shaped packaging and a line of nail varnish seeking to attract tech-savvy younger consumers through references to social media.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Jan 2012
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New personal care review: a more indulgent way to kill germs

This month's roundup of the latest innovative personal care launches sees antibacterial hand-rubs - a category that has come into focus following recent concerns over pandemic diseases - become more mainstream, with one launch offering a range of indulgence-oriented fragrances. In other news, an on-the-go dietary supplement paste and an aerosol blusher are two of the more unusual recent launches.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Nov 2011
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New personal care products review: biotechnology leaves soap smelling of roses

Innovative soap products headline this month's roundup of the latest novel launches from the personal care industry. In Japan, 20 years of research has come to fruition with the launch of a soap fragranced with "blue rose," while in Brazil a bar soap is making clever use of packaging to target kids. In other news, novel solutions for removing make-up and handling pets have gone on sale in the US.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Sep 2011

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