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Solstice® Propellant delivers significant performance,safety and environmental benefits
MORRISTOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that its low-global-warming propellant, Solstice ®Propellant, is being used in a new diaper rash aerosol treatment for infants, toddlersand adults.MissionPharmacal Co., a U.S. manufacturer of diaper rash ointments, is using SolsticePropellant in its new line of Dr. Smith's ®-brand diaper rash sprays.Solstice Propellant, which has a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1,enables the new product line to have a lower global warming impact than aerosolsusing other propellants. The new products are some of the first low-GWP spray treatmentsfor rashes on the market today."SolsticePropellant provides Mission Pharmacal and its customers with the best of bothworlds the performance of today's propellants with greatly reducedenvironmental impact," said David Cooper, global business director forHoneywell's Fluorine Products business. "Because it complies with majorenvironmental regulations around the world, Solstice Propellant is beingsteadily adopted by companies seeking to sell their products in multiplemarkets."Inaddition to personal care products, Solstice Propellant is used in aerosols forautomotive, electronics and industrial applications, including air horns,dusters and cleaning sprays. Honeywell announced in July 2011 that it wasinvesting $33 million in its Baton Rouge, La. manufacturing facility to supplySolstice Propellant to aerosol manufacturers globally."Whenwe were looking at propellants to use in our new aerosol diaper rash sprays, itbecame clear that Solstice Propellant satisfied our product performance needs,"said Neill Walsdorf Jr., president of Mission Pharmacal Co. "It provides significantenvironmental benefits, meets all of our formulation requirements, and easilyintegrates into our manufacturing process."SolsticePropellant offers an excellent safety and environmental profile in personalcare applications, including diaper sprays. It has a GWP of less than 1, is nonflammableper ASTM E681 and ISO 10156:2010 testing, and is non-ozone depleting. It is considereda replacement for HFC-134a propellant, which has a GWP of 1,300. It is also nota volatile organic compound (VOC), as determined by the U.S. EnvironmentalProtection Agency (EPA).MissionPharmacal Co. is a privately-held pharmaceutical company based in San Antonio,Texas, that has been committed to meeting the unique healthcare needs of women,pediatric patients and those dealing with urologic and dermatologic conditionsfor more than 65 years.Inaddition to Solstice Propellant, Honeywell's family of Solstice-brandedproducts includes stationary and mobile refrigerants, liquid and gaseousblowing agents, and solvents based on Honeywell's new hydrofluoro-olefintechnology that helps customers lower their carbon footprint withoutsacrificing end-product performance. These products have been developed and arebeing commercialized by Honeywell's Fluorine Products business, a leader in themanufacture and supply of non-ozone-depleting refrigerants used by topair-conditioning and refrigeration makers worldwide, blowing agents for energy-efficientfoam insulation, and environmentally-preferable solvents.Formore information about Solstice Propellant, please visit learn about the new line of Dr. Smith's ®diaper rash spraysfeaturing Solstice Propellant, please visit
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