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Looking for the right sunscreen? Here’s what you need to know.

08.1.19 -

By Lauren Teruya | May 31, 2019 at 3:19 PM HST – Updated May 31 at 3:19 PM HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A recent study that found chemicals in some sunscreens could seep into your bloodstream is prompting lots of questions for consumers. Which sunscreens are safe? Do sunscreens hurt coral? And what about sunscreens […]

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The Best Zinc Oxide Mineral Sunscreens

08.1.19 -

You’re told time and again to put on sunscreen. Not only when outdoors, but daily, regardless of schedule or lifestyle. Although you’re constantly reminded to slather on sun protection, you often forego it because you think it’s unnecessary—especially when all you want is a golden tan. It’s not until sunspots and signs of skin damage […]

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New zinc oxide formulation boost performance of sunscreen

07.29.19 -

Vizor Introduces Next Gen Zinc Oxide Technology, Enables Higher SPF Super Zinc® Natural and Super Zinc® 1000 Utilize Patent-Pending Surface Modification to Enhance Ease of Formulation in a Broad Range of Consumer Products MIDDLESEX, N.J., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vizor, LLC today announced it has launched two new next-generation inorganic sunscreen ingredients based on patent-pending surface modification […]

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FDA ADVANCES NEW PROPOSED REG TO ENSURE SUNSCREEN SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS

07.11.19 -

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the United States. This significant action is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approved applications up to date with the latest science to better ensure consumers have access to safe and […]

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ZOCHEM HOSTS ASSOCIATION FOR RUBBER PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS (ARPM) LEADERSHIP

07.12.18 -

Zochem recently hosted an event for the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) at the Dickson Tennessee plant and headquarters.  The open house was attended by a select group of 20 members, including production managers, quality managers, operations specialists and owners. The Zochem presentation included a brief history of the company, zinc oxide specifications and […]

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ZOCHEM RECEIVES TENN. GOVERNOR’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH

06.19.18 -

As reported in THE DICKSON HERALD NEWS, Zochem, a leading producer of zinc oxide for industry, has been recognized by Tennessee’s governor for the Dickson plant’s exemplary safety record.  The plant produces zinc oxide powder and pellets for every major market application and is also a major supplier to the tire, rubber, chemical, electrical/electronics, animal […]

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Zochem Launches New Zinc Oxide Website

06.1.18 -

Showcases now-combined resources of two major producers DICKSON, TENNESSEE —ZOCHEM, a leading zinc oxide manufacturer has just launched a comprehensive new responsive website.   The site utilizes the latest website technology to provide a superior usability experience on any type of web device. Zochem LLC is a major North American producer of zinc oxide, headquartered in […]

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Zinc Oxide LLC Acquires Zochem…becomes a Leading North America Producer

09.29.17 -

DICKSON, TENNESSEE —Zinc Oxide LLC has announced the acquisition of Zochem, a subsidiary of American Zinc Recycling LLC .  Headquarters will reside at the Zinc Oxide LLC Dickson TN facility. In 2017, the combined companies will generate sales of approximately $250 million (US), and are approved suppliers at 88% of the total North American zinc […]

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Zinc Oxide LLC Celebrates Three-Year Accomplishments

12.12.16 -

Zinc Oxide LLC is celebrating the start of its third year in production.   As the first US-based zinc oxide manufacturer to begin operations in over 20 years, the company faced many obstacles, but their well-financed, experienced team is already achieving extraordinary success. According to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ed Smith, Zinc Oxide […]

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Zinc Oxide LLC Celebrates 3-Year Progress

10.28.16 -

DICKSON, TENNESSEE —Zinc Oxide LLC is celebrating the start of its third year in production.   As the first US-based zinc oxide manufacturer to begin operations in over 20 years, the company faced many obstacles, but their well-financed, experienced team is already achieving extraordinary success. According to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ed Smith, […]

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Micro, SA DE CV, LTD. Now Regional Distributor in Mexico, Central, & South America

02.15.16 -

DICKSON, TN – ZINC OXIDE, LLC, has reached a distribution agreement with MICRO, SA DE CV. ZINC OXIDE LLC manufactures high-quality zinc oxide using the French Process method at its state-of-the-art plant in Dickson, TN. MICRO, SA DE CV will distribute ZINC OXIDE LLC’s products regionally into the Mexican, Central and South American rubber compounding […]

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Zinc Oxide – Exclusive Provider Of ASTM D3265 Standard Reference Standard

02.1.16 -

DICKSON, TN – ZINC OXIDE, LLC, has announced that it has been selected to provide product samples to be used as the reference standard for the ASTM D3265 test method. The announcement was made at the December 2015 ASTM Technical meetings in Tampa, ASTM Committee D24 on Carbon Black. Zinc Oxide LLC will be the […]

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