People In the News
Dr. John Blum has been appointed Director, Technical
Services & Sustainability at Ball Metalpack.
Previously, he was Director, Technical Services at
Ball Metal Food & Household Products.
Caleb Foltermann has been appointed the new GM
of Sexy Hair Concepts, LLC, a Henkel company.
He most recently served as VP of Sales. Prior to
Sexy Hair Concepts, Foltermann served with Xile
Beauty Group, Unilever’s TIGI BedHead and
Sally Beauty’s Armstrong McCall.
Phil Janman has been appointed Southern Territory
Manager for Action Can, a UK-based manufacturer
of professional grade aerosol maintenance chemicals.
He will be taking over the Southern Region
from Ashley Hart, who now covers the Central
Andrea Mojica has been named the Household & Consumer Product
Association’s (HCPA) VP of Regulatory Affairs. Mojica will be
the division staff executive to both the Antimicrobial and Cleaning
Divisions. Mojica joins the HCPA after 12 Years at the U.S Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution
Prevention (OCSPP). Her previous posts were with the Pesticide
Reevaluation Division in the Office of Pesticide Programs.
(ACI) has promoted
two employees to
senior VP positions:
and Brian Sansoni.
Troutman, the new
and Senior VP, Government Affairs, previously served as General
Counsel and VP, Government Affairs. Prior to ACI, Troutman
hailed from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Inc. and National
Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). Sansoni is now
Senior VP, Communications, Outreach & Membership, after serving
as VP of Communications, Outreach & Membership. Before ACI,
Sansoni served with the Grocery Manufacturers Association.
Ceara Flake was promoted to Assistant General Counsel. She
joined ACI in 2015 as Director of Legal Affairs after serving as a
contract attorney for multinational corporations; an adjunct professor
at Howard University’s School of Legal Communications and the
District of Columbia School of Law; an associate attorney at Temple
Law Offices; and a Judicial Law Clerk at the Superior Court of the
U.S. Virgin Islands.
New Avon LLC has named Laurie Ann Goldman
as CEO. She succeeds Scott White, who
is transitioning into a strategic advisor role and
will work with Cerberus Operations & Advisory
Co., LLC. Goldman, the former CEO of Spanx,
joined Avon’s Board of Managers in August. She
also previously held various senior leadership
roles in the global marketing division of The
Coca Cola Co. Goldman
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Vikram Agarwal has been appointed Avon Products, Inc.’s Senior
VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective Feb. 1. Agarwal
most recently served as Executive VP, Supply Chain Africa at
Unilever, a company he has been with for 30 years. He succeeds
Michael Watson, who is pursuing other opportunities. Susan
Ormiston, Senior VP of Human Resources, has also resigned.
Ashland chemist Dr. Xin Qu has received
the Des Goddard Award from the Board of
Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists
(SCC). Qu works as a chemist and global
research and development lab manager at
Ashland’s technical center in Shanghai, China.
The award was based on Qu’s paper titled,
“The Rheological and Skin Sensory Properties
of Cosmetic Emulsions: Influence of Thickening
CPL Aromas has named FiFi Award-winner Alexandra Kosinski
as Senior Perfumer. She joins CPL from Givaudan and predecessor
Emilie Coppermann, Master Perfumer with Symrise Paris,
received the Prix François Coty, which rewards creativity in
perfume creation. For more than 20 years, Coppermann has created
perfumes for luxury and niche brands. She specifically took
home the Lalique trophy, La Vitesse.
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DOT allows 1,000mL container sizes, while international
regulations only allow for 500mL. If the product is flammable,
the international limit is 120mL.
International aerosol shipping regulations are largely
determined by the UN International Civil Aviation Organization
(ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association
(IATA), which both work to support aviation by providing
global standards for airline safety, security, efficiency and
The Household & Commercial Products Association
(HCPA) has an ongoing open dialogue with the ICAO and
IATA and is looking to work on the harmonization of aerosol
regulations with allied trade associations.
In addition, HCPA has led a group of allied trade associations
in petitioning DOT’s Pipeline & Hazardous Material
Safety Administration (PHMSA) to harmonize the U.S. definition
of an aerosol and is working to further align with the
international community by allowing alternative test methods
to replace the hot water bath test and to reduce barriers to
This is only a high-level overview and doesn’t cover all
requirements or situations when shipping aerosol products. If
you’re interested in discussing best practices as they relate to
the transportation of aerosol products by air or would like to
get involved in our regulatory harmonization efforts, please
contact me at email@example.com. Together, we’ll be able to
ensure that consumers and workers are able to obtain aerosol
products that enhance their lives in a timely manner, regardless
of the mode of transportation. Spray
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