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wipe

(wīp)
1. To rub with a fabric, e.g., for cleansing, sampling, or sterilizing a surface.
2. A piece of cloth or paper impregnated with an antiseptic or disinfectant.
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Hero Wipes plans to maintain its Made in the USA heritage, and will be moving manufacturing of Rescue Wipes from overseas to California.
In 2013, Rescue Wipes' team members participated in a panel with the Firefighter Cancer Support Network studying the prevalence of cancer in the fire service.
And in the more robust personal care "moist towelettes" subcategory--defined by IRI as including toddler wipes, adult moist toilet tissue and a variety of hand wipes -- store brands saw a dollar sales gain of 12.5 percent and a unit sales increase of more than 9 percent.
The particle concentration was then measured and a dry wipe added with the whole suspension, wipe and all agitated for five minutes on a biaxial shaker.
It is usually a stressful day when someone calls in sick in the office, so maybe taking a few minutes to wipe down areas besides in the operatory will help prevent this.
It wipes this wax all over its body to create a waxy barrier that locks in moisture, which helps it conserve water.
Score: 10 out of 10 Nivea Visage Facial Cleaning Wipes pounds 4.15 for 25 wipes How did the wipe feel?
"We have seen oversized bath wipe products created for the elderly or bedridden patients becoming popular with younger consumers who frequent outdoor festivals, concerts and events," says Cali Carter, marketing coordinator at Chino, Calif.-based Diamond Wipes International Inc., a wet wipes converter.
"The acquisition of Rescue Wipes is an exciting development for our growing portfolio of products for first responders," says Eve Yen, founder and CEO of Diamond Wipes International, Inc., which owns Hero Wipes.
The surveys find that while these products are important to users, loyalty to specific wipe brands is low as less than one-third of the survey respondents note that the brand name of wipes is important as a purchase factor.
Today, there is a wipe for practically every application; there are the standard all-purpose wet wipes, disinfectant wipes, dry electrostatic floor cleaning wipes, furniture wipes, glass wipes, and toilet cleaning wipes.