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National Health News Wipes Manufacturer Will No Longer Claim Its Product Safe for Onsite Systems

Wipes Manufacturer Will No Longer Claim Its Product Safe for Onsite Systems

ufacturer of wet wipes has agreed to stop promoting its product as being flushable and will no longer claim they are safe for sewers and septic tanks until it can substantiate the claims. The proposed settlement with Nice-Pak Products Inc. was announced on May 18 by the Federal Trade Commission and became final on […]

7/9/15 at 11:56 am     1168      ,     Onsite Installer
National Health News ‘Flushable’ Wipes Blamed for Sewer Clogs

‘Flushable’ Wipes Blamed for Sewer Clogs

asingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the nation. Wastewater authorities say wipes may go down the toilet, but even many labeled flushable aren’t breaking down as they course through the sewer system. That’s costing some […]

4/14/15 at 12:11 pm     1100      ,     New York Post