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Web Date: May 14, 2008

Saltigo Renames Insect Repellant

Personal care markets spur the change
Department: Business, Science & Technology

To assuage concerns by members of the personal care industry, Saltigo, the fine chemicals arm of Lanxess, has renamed its Bayrepel active ingredient for insect repellent Saltidin.

Saltidin is available to all manufacturers of insect repellents rather than just to Bayer, as implied by the Bayrepel name—a legacy from when Bayer spun off much of its chemicals business into Lanxess. "The new name Saltidin is more clearly related to Saltigo," says . . .

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