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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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[ClickPress, Tue Sep 03 2019] The global deodorant wipes market is witnessing attractive strides, increasingly driven by the growing inclination toward easy-to-use personal care products to maintain hygiene and pleasant body odor.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 23 2019] The global intimate wipes market is prophesied to see expansion in the near future as people continue to be inspired to live a healthy life.
In baby wipes, private label offerings are on the rise, and Johnson & Johnson leads the category with a 27% value share.
And the bottom line is that an estimated 92 million individual wet wipes end up in Northumbrian Water's sewage pumping stations in a year.
18 July 2018 - California, US-based protective wipes company Hero Wipes has acquired California-based Rescue Wipes, a provider of decontamination wipes for firefighters, the company said.
Decontamination removal wipe company Hero Wipes revealed on Tuesday the completion of the acquisition of Rescue Wipes under its growing portfolio of products for first responders, for an undisclosed amount.
With so-called "flushable" but not dispersible wipes clogging city sewer systems and concerns about chemical formulations growing, the disposable wet wipes sector has confronted its share of controversies.
After testing seven types of wipes used in hospitals, they found the effi-ciency of the wipes at removing traces of MRSA bacteria, Clostridium diffi-cile (a bacterial infection that affects the digestive system) and Acinetobacter from surfaces was not up to scratch, and in some cases even spread the bacteria.
With a 70 per cent market share, EWW manufactures wipes for top brands in the region as OEM basis.
The cleanroom wipes industry is huge and competitive, and there is constant innovation by the major manufacturers in terms of the fibres used and the way in which they are woven into a wipe, with or without the addition of solvents or other treatments.
Homecare Essentials floor wipes If you have wooden floors, you probably know just how difficult it can be to keep them dirt-free with a shine.