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Safety: substances

In liquid detergents boric acids and/or borates, the salts of boric acid, are used for the stabilisation of enzymes. Enzymes permit in modern detergents an effective stain removal already at low temperatures so that energy is saved to a high extent. Safety assessments prove that the use of boric... Read more

Safety: substances

Nanotechnology (Greek “nanos” = dwarf) is a collective term for a broad selection of technologies which focus on research, processing, production and application of materials and structures which are smaller than 100 nanometres. One nanometre is one billionth of a metre (0.000 000 001 m or 10-9 m).... Read more

Safety: substances

Fragrances and odorous substances play a major part for household detergents, maintenance... Read more

Safety

Can fragrances in fabric conditioners, in detergents or cleaning products be responsible... Read more

Legal Affairs

The abbreviation REACh stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction... Read more

Legal Affairs

The European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union (EU) have reached an... Read more

Sustainability

Sustainability is a topic which has been covered by the European detergent, maintenance... Read more

Sustainability

Since 10 May 2004 the annual Action Day Sustainable Washing (up) takes place with numerous... Read more