Health & Wellness

FDA Expands List of Dangerous Hand Sanitizer Products to 50
July 10, 2020 at 12:20 pm

In mid-June, the FDA listed nine hand sanitizer products from the Mexican company Eskbiochem SA de CV as harmful to consumers, then added five more this week. It also announced that 14 hand sanitizers manufactured in Mexico contain the toxic chemical methanol. The list includes..

Hanesbrands Completes Production of More Than 450 Million Face Masks in Three Months
July 7, 2020 at 12:14 pm

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., has reportedly completed its planned production and distribution of more than 450 million cotton face coverings as part of a contract with the U.S. government. In March, Hanes first started using its facilities to make face masks. At its peak of production, the company was producing about 40 million per week...

Storm Creek Donates to Feeding America's COVID-19 Response Fund
July 2, 2020 at 2:24 pm

Storm Creek, Eagan, Minn., announced that it has donated $7,500 to support the hungry through Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund. The funds will go to support overrun food banks and pantries struggling to keep up with demand during the coronavirus pandemic. According to Feeding America, more than 41 million Americans are currently unemployed. In fact,…

Meet Fas-T Mask: A Little Plastic Device Turns Your T-shirt Into a Face Mask
July 1, 2020 at 11:58 am

Forget your mask? One guy thinks he’s invented a product that quickly solves that problem. Using a 3-D printer, Kurt Schramm designed a plastic device that people can attach to their T-shirts, using the fabric to create a face covering that’s much more elegant than just pulling your face into your shirt like a turtle...

Find Masks, Sanitizer, Signage and Much More in Our Free 'Back to Business' Digital Catalog
June 25, 2020 at 12:16 pm

States across the U.S. are well on their way to reopening. As they do, the many businesses within them will need various promotional products to safely reopen, get the word out to customers and show appreciation for staff. That's why we curated the best products from top suppliers into a free, easy-to-use digital catalog for promo distributors...

This Apparel Brand's Self-Cleaning Face Masks Already Hit the Market
June 24, 2020 at 11:11 am

Last week, we reported that a team of scientists at a university in Israel created a mask that uses a USB phone charger to clean itself with heat. That hasn’t hit the market just yet, but apparel brand (multee)project is already shipping out a new face mask that is made from self-cleaning material...

Researchers Develop a Reusable Face Mask that Kills Viruses with a USB Charger
June 19, 2020 at 11:09 am

Researchers in Haifa, Israel, have created what they believe is a reusable face mask that kills harmful particles by heating itself up with a smartphone charger. It’s been pretty incredible how quickly the scientific community has acted during the COVID-19 pandemic. New developments that sometimes take years have happened in weeks. This has included much…

PPAI Launches Industry’s First Live Event Health and Safety Initiative
June 18, 2020 at 12:36 pm

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, has announced the launch of PPAI’s Healthpitality, the hallmark for the industry’s first health and safety initiative, and an even higher standard for all PPAI live events. The initiative is designed to enhance the safety and security practices that are already in place by working with event partners…