An unhealthy sleep – how safe are mosquito coils?

An unhealthy sleep – how safe are mosquito coils?

The annual worldwide consumption of the four major types of residential insecticide products are — aerosols, mosquito coils, liquid vaporizers, and vaporizing mats. Mosquito coils are burned indoors and outdoors in regions like Asia, Africa, and South America. Mosquito coils consist of an insecticide/repellant, organic fillers capable of burning with smoldering, binder, and additives such as synergists, dyes, and fungicide. Read More


Archroma announced its first-ever collaboration with G-Star RAW. G-Star RAW recently introduced a new capsule collection of denim coloured using Archroma’s EarthColors, a range of dyes made from recycled plant waste. Archroma’s EarthColors is a line of patented plant-based dyes, sourced from up to 100 percent renewable resources. Archroma developed EarthColors using non-edible waste products, from agriculture and herbal industries, to replace petroleum-derived raw materials; which are the conventional raw materials used to synthesize dyes currently. Read More


Clariant for the first time in India has introduced its nature-inspired new active ingredients to provide dedicated, customized support for the highly-specialized needs of the personal care industry at the symposium in Delhi. Clariant also highlighted the four new trends with its BeautyForward second edition, that is expected to impact global personal care with inspirational formulations and textures.The active ingredients team presented Eosidin the first solution for indoor pollution control. Read More


Royal DSM NV has launched its latest addition to its Swiss cheese portfolio, DelvoCheese SW-250. Created to answer consumer demand for tasty, ready-to-use Swiss cheese, the new culture delivers excellent flavour, consistent quality, more efficient production and reduced ripening time for mature Emmental-type cheeses. Swiss cheese continues to grow in popularity worldwide, because of the increasing demand for flavoursome, conveniently-packaged processed cheese, with characteristics such as longer shelf life and improved slice ability. Read More