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Reckitt Benckiser

RB and Diversey create alliance in North American industrial and institutional cleaning market

RB and Diversey create alliance in North American industrial and institutional cleaning market

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — RB (formerly known as Reckitt Benckiser), global producer of popular consumer health, hygiene and home products, and Diversey Inc., provider of efficient cleaning and hygiene technologies, today announced a strategic alliance in the North American industrial and institutional cleaning market. The expanded partnership builds on RB’s strength in convenient, ready-to-use solutions—via brands including

Bayer tabs RB executive for consumer health unit

Bayer tabs RB executive for consumer health unit

BASEL, Switzerland — Reckitt Benckiser executive Sharon James is joining Bayer as head of Global Innovation & Development (I&D), a unit of the Bayer Consumer Health Division. Plans call for James to start in the new post on Oct. 2, Bayer said. Based in Basel, Switzerland, she will report to Bayer Consumer Health Division president

Reckitt Benckiser to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition for $16.6 billion

Reckitt Benckiser to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition for $16.6 billion

LONDON and GLENVIEW, Ill. — Reckitt Benckiser Group plc plans to acquire Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., a leading maker of pediatric nutrition products, for $16.6 billion. The companies said Friday that under the agreement, Mead Johnson will become a new division of Reckitt Benckiser (RB), with its global Enfamil and Nutramigen infant and children’s nutrition

Amopé launches GelActiv Insoles & Inserts

Amopé launches GelActiv Insoles & Inserts

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Amopé has introduced GelActiv Insoles & Inserts, designed to help women not have trade style for comfort when choosing shoes to wear. The Reckitt Benckiser (RB) women’s foot care brand said Monday that Amopé GelActiv Insoles & Inserts feature ultra-slim gel technology and a discreet, transparent design to alleviate pressure on aching

K-Y unveils Duration Spray for Men

K-Y unveils Duration Spray for Men

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — K-Y has expanded its sexual wellness product lineup with the launch of new K-Y Duration Spray for Men. The Reckitt Benckiser (RB) brand said Monday that K-Y Duration Spray for Men is an endurance enhancer that temporarily prolongs the time until ejaculation, without sacrificing pleasure or physical stimulation for men and their

K-Y introduces True Feel premium lubricant

K-Y introduces True Feel premium lubricant

NEW YORK — K-Y has launched K-Y True Feel, a premium silicone lubricant designed to enhance couples’ sexual intimacy. The Reckitt Benckiser sexual wellness brand said Thursday that K-Y True Feel, unlike water-based lubricants, doesn’t evaporate or absorb, which elevates pleasure by helping couples feel closer with skin-on-skin touch. K-Y True Feel personal lubricant also

Perrigo, Allergan ship generic of Mucinex DM

Perrigo, Allergan ship generic of Mucinex DM

DUBLIN, Ireland — Perrigo Co. and Allergan plc have rolled out guaifenesin 1,200-mg and dextromethorphan HBr 60-mg extended-release tablets, a combination expectorant and cough suppressant. The companies said Tuesday that the product marks the first over-the-counter store-brand equivalent to Mucinex DM 1,200-mg ER tablets from Reckitt Benckiser (RB) for retail and wholesale customers. First shipments

Amopé rolls out wet/dry electronic foot file

Amopé rolls out wet/dry electronic foot file

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Amopé has expanded its foot care lineup with the Pedi Perfect Wet & Dry Rechargeable Foot File. The Reckitt Benckiser (RB) brand said the Pedi Perfect Wet & Dry is the first leading electronic foot file brand to work on both wet and dry skin. The company noted that the electronic foot file’s

K-Y expands lubricants lineup with K-Y Touch

K-Y expands lubricants lineup with K-Y Touch

NEW YORK — K-Y has introduced K-Y Touch, described as a two-in-one massage creme and pleasure gel. The Reckitt Benckiser (RB) sexual wellness brand said the touch-activated creme/gel is designed to magnify the skin’s sensitivity to deliver a gently warming sensation that “builds with every caress, so that couples can slow down and truly feel

RB’s Amope makes foray into nail care

RB’s Amope makes foray into nail care

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Reckitt Benckiser’s Amope foot care brand is expanding into nail care with the rollout of the Amope Pedi Perfect Electronic Nail Care System. The company said Monday that Amope’s Electronic Nail Care System helps women get shiny, natural-looking nails with just the push of a button. The battery-operated device sports an ergonomically shaped

Actavis, Perrigo to release store-brand Mucinex D

DUBLIN, Ireland — Actavis plc and Perrigo Co. plc have been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration to market guaifenesin/pseudoephedrine tablets, an expectorant. The companies said Tuesday that Perrigo is slated to commence shipments to U.S. retail and wholesale customers in time for the cough/cold season. The product will be packaged and marketed under

RB recalls Mucinex products

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has recalled certain lots of liquid bottles of its over-the-counter Mucinex Fast-Max cough/cold medicines because of a labeling discrepancy. RB said the voluntary recall, announced this week, stemmed from a confirmed report by a retailer. The issue involves specific lots of Mucinex Fast-Max Cold & Sinus, Severe Congestion &

Amope Pedi Perfect to star in event at NYC’s Grand Central

Amope Pedi Perfect to star in event at NYC’s Grand Central

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Reckitt Benckiser foot care brand Amope is teaming up with supermodel and “The Fab Life” co-host Chrissy Teigen to treat commuters to a foot makeover with a pedicure station at Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal. On March 5 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Teigen will join a fleet of Amope “footmen” at