Category : Flushability

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Celebrating International Women’s Day at Albaad

At Albaad, we acknowledge the individual and celebrate the people on the ground who make our company what it is. Today, on International Women’s Day, we give an extra special nod of recognition to all the strong women in our team. 

Throughout the year, we shine the spotlight on employees and have featured many of the women who are pillars of Albaad. Judith Rottmann from Albaad Germany has been an important part of our Albaad family for the last 17 years. After all this time she says she loves the diversity of her job and creating new products. As HR Manager, Vera Kühlwein says “I love working with 34 different nations and taking on the responsibility of education, training, and development.” Sarit Dino, an account manager at Albaad, lives by her own advice by embodying professionalism and commitment to Albaad’s mission. We are proud to have her, and all our female employees at Albaad this International Women’s Day and all year round. 

Through the products that we manufacture, Albaad is also focusing on women and their needs. For example, pregnancy is a time of great expectation and joy for a woman, as she prepares to bring new life into the world. However, pregnancy can also create discomfort. In response to these changes and based on over 25 years experience as a global wet wipes manufacturer, we were able to create maternity wipes which can be customized to meet the maternity needs of women all around the globe. 

As moist toilet tissue manufacturers, we know that this too is a product that many women find indispensable in their homes. These wipes simultaneously meet consumer requirements and environmental needs. Our flushable wipes are based on a strong and elastic base-sheet, which provides ease of handling during usage. The wipes are biodegradable and pass through wastewater conveyance and treatment systems without causing blockage.

When it comes to keeping a home clean, Albaad as household cleaning wipes manufacturers offer wet wipes solutions that are fully customizable to meet the needs of our clients. From bathroom wipes to floor, furniture and stainless steel wipes, we cover it all.

Something many women are searching for is care for their skin. Albaad, as leading and global cosmetic wipes manufacturers, have developed a cosmetic wipes range to clean and nurture the skin with beneficial nutrients to help improve its appearance and maintain its beauty. Our cosmetic wipes may not be able to fully stop the changes that occur due to the passing of time, but they can ensure healthier looking and feeling skin at any age. Albaad’s range of products and wet wipes manufacturing solutions are designed for different age groups as well as for different applications, such as refreshment, moisturizing, cleansing and make up removal.

Albaad’s Intimate care wipes designed for women respect the unique needs of the skin and provide a wide range of solutions for freshness, care and protection. The function of the skin is to protect organs from external aggressions. The skin in intimate areas has special needs as it is more sensitive due to the unique composition of nerve cells. The pH level of the skin in intimate areas is different from other parts of the body. If this delicate balance is disturbed, harmful bacteria can multiply. At Albaad, we care about the comfort of women.

This International Women’s Day, we at Albaad wish all the lovely ladies around the globe a happy women’s day as we strive to continue to provide our clients with the highest quality products, while meeting their full wet wipes manufacturing needs. Our wet wipes are always fully-customizable according to our clients exact needs.

 

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Putting Flushable Wipes vs Toilet Paper to the Test

What are flushable wipes? What are the differences between flushable wipes and toilet paper? And which is better?

After using the toilet, the most common and traditional method of cleaning yourself up is with toilet paper. But this can be a huge pain because toilet paper doesn’t always clean that well. If you choose to use wet wipes instead in order to solve that problem, you’re faced with a different issue: wet wipes can’t be flushed down the toilet. This means that you need to dispose of them in the garbage, leading to an unpleasant build up of trash. 

But there is a third option, an option that solves these problems perfectly. This option is called flushable wipes, and you’ll soon understand why their introduction to the market is so exciting.

You might be wondering what exactly flushable wipes (also called moist toilet tissue) are. They’re wet wipes with a special cleansing solution that clean both gently and effectively after using the toilet. But what makes them really unique is the flushable part. Instead of throwing them out and contributing to waste, you instead can flush them down the toilet immediately. This means that you can have the best of both worlds – the aspects of wet wipes that you love, as well as the aspects of toilet paper that you love. Then you can ditch all the bad parts of wet wipes and toilet paper!

Although you can flush toilet paper down the toilet, the main issue with them is that they don’t give you the same refreshing clean that flushable wipes do. They’re not pre-moistened or ready for more heavy duty cleaning. This means that flushable wipes are much more hygienic than toilet paper, because they thoroughly clean in a way that toilet paper just can’t. Toilet paper also isn’t as gentle or soft as flushable wipes. Its material is often rough on the skin and leaves red marks behind. However, flushable wipes are specially made to be soft and gentle, leaving you feeling clean and soft afterwards. Flushable wipes are definitely a priority buy because they can be used in all situations, whereas toilet paper is only good some of the time. 

Although there are many wipes that claim that they can be flushed, they don’t necessarily meet the necessary requirements in order to be truly flushable. However, Albaad is actually the first company worldwide to successfully pass the IWSFG Flushability Standard test. Hydrofine technology (what we use to manufacture our flushable wipes) complies with all regulations and has been rigorously tested and approved by the CPT Institute. Hydrofine also has the “fine to flush” qualification, passing the UK water industry specifications. When we say these wipes are flushable, we truly mean it! That’s why Albaad should be your first choice as your flushable wipes manufacturer

When we put flushable wipes vs toilet paper to the test, the results were clear: flushable flushable wipes are superior to toilet paper in every way. From a hygiene perspective, they clean more efficiently and thoroughly; they’re softer and gentler; and they flush down the toilet just as easily as toilet paper. They’re the modern solution to an age-old problem. When you’re next considering what products are a must in the bathroom, you’ll already know to add Hydrofine® Flushable Moist Toilet Paper to the list. You’ll be so glad you did. 

If you need any other kind of wet wipe, be it household cleaning wipes, baby wipes, etc., be sure to check out our products page. There you’ll find any kind of wet wipe you’re looking for, all of the highest quality and meeting the most exacting standards. 

 

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Eco-Friendly Wet Wipes

You want eco-friendly wet wipes, but you also need convenience in your life. We provide both, now and in the future. 

Wet wipes and the environment has been a topic of heavy debate since their inception. People worry whether wet wipes might have a lasting, negative impact on the planet. Now more than ever, the everyday consumer wants eco-friendly wet wipes, to lead a life that reflects the evolving standards of our modern times. It is important to live according to values will contribute to a better world. On the other hand, you still want convenience. You might think you have to give up either on your values or on convenience to use wet wipes, but that just is not the case. When you are looking for the best wet wipes manufacturer, you will want to consider a company that can truly provide you with the best of both worlds. This will provide your customers with exactly what they want without any compromises.

 

More research has been done than ever before about how to increase the sustainability of wet wipes. What we now know is that the material we use matters.  We use greener materials to ensure that our wet wipes are good for the environment. Although our standards are already high, we are constantly making great strides to increase our standards when it comes to sustainability. 

 

We know that improving our ecological footprint and creating eco-friendly wet wipes starts from the production process. One material that has come into the market is disposable nonwovens. Nonwoven materials are made from processes that are low-energy and low-waste. That is why we will be bringing a new line of products made from nonwoven materials as soon as 2023. The new line will be completely plastic-free and only made of natural fibers while maintaining the highest quality. We are coming out with this line of products because we are dedicated to the environment and are constantly looking for new ways to help the planet. 

 

If you are wondering what we are already providing right now, though, the answer is a lot! You will want to check out our flushable moist toilet paper, Hydrofine. These wet wipes can be flushed easily down the toilet without issue. It is also made of biodegradable, raw materials (without petro-sourcing fibers) that meet the highest flushability standards. For other options, consider our household cleaning wipes or baby wipes. We will manufacture all kinds of cleaning wet wipes for you, all to the highest standards. 

 

If you want to be more environmentally friendly in other areas of your life (now that you don’t have to worry about wet wipes), you might want to consider walking instead of driving once in a while, recycling to save energy and to conserve natural resources, and buying from companies that have an eco-friendly mission and will provide you with the quality you need. These small changes have a big impact on the world and will ultimately lead you to make even bigger changes later on. 

 

Our mission is to provide you with sustainable products that also provide your customers with the convenience they crave. We are constantly working to meet that goal, while still providing you with the best products now. 

 

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What is Moist Toilet Tissue?

Moist toilet tissue is a more eco-friendly way to maintain personal hygiene both at home and while out and about. It combines the convenience and effectiveness of wet wipes, with the more eco-friendly nature of toilet paper. 

Moist toilet tissue, when manufactured (and disposed of) correctly, is fully flushable. Here’s how. 

If we take Albaad’s hydrofine technology as an example, when applied to their moist toilet tissue manufacturing it produces a fully flushable wipe produced from a strong and electric-based sheet. This has the added bonus of producing a strong, reliable wipe and one that is also biodegradable. This is what makes quality, sustainable moist toilet tissue unique. 

A quality moist toilet tissue must also pass regulatory standards in the country where it is going to be distributed, sold and used. Generally these regulations involve a flushability test. 

The 3 main standards for moist toilet tissue include –

  1. The IWSFG Flushability Standard Test
  2. Fine to Flush Standards (UK Water Industry)
  3. EDANA/INDA flushability guidelines, GD-4 compliant

Passing all of these standards ensures a moist toilet tissue is fully flushable. 

Moist toilet tissue can be manufactured to meet the needs of any distributor. The types available include –

For adults, with extra conditioning agents.

For children, with fun and fruity fragrances. 

For feminine hygiene and intimate areas, requiring sensitive ingredients. 

Moist toilet tissue can be used at home, or on the go. It offers all of the convenience and effectiveness of wet wipes, and it is flushable too. 

 

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What Makes for an Optimum Baby Wipe?

Baby wipes are wet wipes that help cleanse the skin of infants. This product has become a staple in parent’s homes to help ensure that their baby is healthy and clean. These wipes are coated with solutions that use gentle cleansing ingredients for optimum use. The origin of baby wipes begins around the mid-1950s, developed from the normal cleansing wipe that was famously created because people were travelling and needed a way to clean on the go. 

Because the technology in producing wipes matured and became an affordable process, a variety of health brands put the manufacturing of baby wipes at the forefront. This caused a great surge in the industry and local brands began to produce this item because of low entry barriers. Baby wipes are not only an essential, but they pave the way for groundbreaking advancements in health and safety benefits for baby care.

Baby wipes are incredibly important for cleaning bacteria off of sensitive areas of the body. Mess from dirty diapers and play time can increase levels of pH, which makes the skin more susceptible to irritation which can cause severe itching or rashes. Cleaning the skin with these wipes can help remove irritants and restore the skin’s natural pH level. As a parent, discovering ways to make sure your child is safe is a number one priority. Wet wipe manufacturers around the world are helping parents reach that goal and ensuring that their product is easy to use and incredibly hygienic at the same time. 

As more millennial parents begin to educate themselves on the sustainability and organic value of wipes, a variety of companies are developing products to suit the needs of the customer. This was able to create a surge and a major rise in the global market for baby wipes. In 2019, the market size value for baby wipes was a total of 4.6 billion dollars and this is expected to grow at an annual rate of 5.2 from 2020 to 2027. Parents nowadays are concerned about their child’s sensitive skin and prefer using baby wipes over dry wipes because of the associated benefits. 80% of millennials with children are in their 30s and they favor spending their national median income on baby products with high quality. 

Due to the excess demand of baby wipes, it becomes difficult to target what makes for a great product. Choosing a baby wipe ultimately depends on use and preference. It is important to note that all skin types are different and your little one might be sensitive to certain formulas and fragrances compared to other children, so this process does consist of trial and error. The best things to look out for include price, environmental benefits, ingredients and quantity. All wipes are nontoxic, but some may consist of certain ingredients that could potentially irritate the skin. There are a variety of wipes that are fragrance-free or all-natural making it easier and healthier for your child. 

It is crucial that parents are willing to do a bit of research on what baby wipe is best for their child. As the market surges, there are more and more products that cater to what your baby needs. Baby wipes have grown into a primary product so whether they are used to change diapers, to use after messy meals, or for sticky hands after playing out all day, they are everything a child needs to feel clean and safe. 

 

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What are Pharma Wipes?

Pharma wipes are used to both effectively clean and disinfect work surfaces as well as medical equipment. They can be used in a number of settings and environments – including healthcare and general care facilities ranging from hospitals, to elderly care homes, to veterinary clinics.

 

How effective are they?

 

Very! Generally, depending on their makeup, they are capable of killing 99.9% of bacteria and fungi found on a surface or piece of equipment. This makes them very effective and the best solution for cleaning in sensitive environments or in environments where optimum hygiene is necessary. 

 

Where are Pharma wipes used?

 

They are generally used in professional and healthcare settings. These include hospitals, medical clinics (both in and out patients), dental clinics and other clinics where patients are seen and or treated. They are also commonly used in laboratories, to clean surfaces and equipment. They can also be used in veterinary clinics to clean surfaces, as well as treatment and care equipment. 

 

What is demanded from Pharma wipes?

 

They must be effective at cleaning bacteria and fungi quickly. Settings dependent on pharma wipes must be able to trust and rely on their effectiveness. There is no room for an ineffective solution in these environments. 

 

They must be durable and strong enough to clean when pressure is applied, in order to ensure effective sanitization. Tear-proof is a necessary requirement of pharma wipes. 

 

Convenience – whether they come in a large or small packaging solution – their ultimate goal, beyond sanitizing, is to be convenient. Something that can be grabbed and used quickly in a busy and fast-paced professional environment, whenever the demand arises. 

 

Being able to plan a customizable wet wipes manufacturing solution is crucial to ensuring the production of high-quality, effective pharma wipes. To learn more, contact us.

 

To learn more about our customizable, private label wet wipe manufacturing solutions for all types of wet wipes, contact us.

 

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Which Wet Wipes are the Best for Babies?

When it comes to customizing wipes for babies there are a number of considerations to take into account. 

 

Baby wipes are a popular product – loved by parents and other users alike. In the US alone over 100 million wet wipes for babies are produced and used a year. It is estimated that in the first year of a baby’s life parents will use anywhere from 12,000 wet wipes upwards. At around 1,000 wet wipes a month, the demand is almost insatiable.

 

Baby wipes are used by parents for the cleaning of their infants skin. Usually during a diaper change, but they can also be used to clean any part of the body or baby. While they are a great solution for parents who are out and about with their baby, or travelling, they are also now a popular solution used at home as well. 

 

Parents need to trust the baby wipe they are using. This trust extends to their belief in the product as a safe and effective one. Baby wipes need to be manufactured taking into account the sensitivity of babies skin, compared to adults. Generally the demand is increasingly for fragrance free wipes, and the demand for quality ingredients is high. 

 

Parents also want a wet wipe for their baby that is effective. One that cleans, and is durable and strong. Given how often and how many times in a day parents of babies use wet wipes, they expect a quality product. 

 

One of the biggest selling points driving sales of baby wet wipes is convenience. Handy packaging (from larger to mini packs) means they can be carried anywhere – in the baby bag, in the car or in the nursery at home. Parents are able to always have something to hand to clean their baby when necessary. Their disposable nature is also a big plus in terms of their convenience. 

 

When it comes to manufacturing a baby wipe you need a wet wipe manufacturer who understands the needs of the wet wipes for babies market. You need a manufacturer with the proven expertise to produce customised wet wipes for some of the world’s leading brands. Someone they trust, and someone in turn that parents trust.

 

To learn more about our customizable, private label wet wipe manufacturing solutions for baby wet wipes, contact us.

 

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Are Toilet Wet Wipes Flushable? – We Answer Your Questions

We answer questions about flushable wipes and moist toilet tissue, including “are toilet wet wipes flushable?” and their manufacturing, use, and standards.

We understand that there is some confusion, amongst wet wipes suppliers and consumers, as to the viability and usability of flushable wipes (moist toilet tissue). There is a lot of debate around the product, and as leading wet wipes manufacturers, committed to a more sustainable future, we think it is important to answer some of the most commonly raised questions around flushable wet wipes.

 

 

  • How do I know if a wet wipe is truly flushable?

A truly flushable wet wipe should have passed international flushability standards. These vary from place to place, and a truly flushable wet wipe would need to pass these standards in the country or region where it is being sold and used. 

These standards include –

 

The IWSFG Flushability Standard test

The most updated EDANA/INDA flushability guidelines – this is perhaps the leading, globally recognized standard when it comes to flushability

Fine to flush – this is a UK based standard set by the UK Water Industry

 

If a wipe is manufactured in line with these standards, then it is truly flushable. Albaad is one of the few leading wet wipes manufacturers in the world whose flushable wet wipes pass all of these standards and regulations.

 

  • Can flushable wet wipes be disposed of in any toilet?

Flushable wet wipes can be flushed or disposed of according to the manufacturer’s guidelines on the packet. These instructions should always be followed. In some cases, you may need to check the age and operational health of the plumbing and its ability to handle flushable wipes.

 

  • Are flushable wipes biodegradable?

   Some are, yes. Albaad’s Hydrofine® technology is used to manufacture moist toilet tissue that is 100% biodegradable.


  • Can flushable wet wipes be customized?


Always! Moist toilet tissue can be customized as any wet wipe can – this includes its fabric, ingredients, fragrance, and packaging. Albaad has over 25 years of experience in customizing wet wipes for its global clients, and it applies this expertise to its customization and manufacturing of flushable wet wipes also. 


  • What are the benefits of flushable wet wipes?

Moist toilet tissue, or flushable wet wipes, are convenient for many reasons. The main reason is that they provide a hygienic solution for times when toilet paper may not be available. Also, those that are biodegradable are a sustainable solution that takes into account the future environmental sustainability of wet wipes. 

 

 

Got more questions about flushable wet wipes manufacturing, use, and standards? Contact us and we will be happy to answer them.

 

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Moist Toilet Tissue

Moist toilet tissue is a viable alternative to toilet paper and unlike traditional wet wipes it is, when used according to its manufacturers directions (these can be found on the packet) completely flushable. It must also pass Flushability standards or meet Fine to Flush standards in the country in which it is being used. Each country and region has its own standards and a global wet wipes manufacturer will ensure its moist toilet tissue meets all of these standards to be a truly flushable wipe manufacturer. 

So why moist toilet tissue?

  1. It is truly flushable – if you opt for moist toilet tissue manufactured by a global leader such as Albaad, for example. Not only do their flushable wipes pass the main international standards on flushability, their electric-base sheet makes them fully biodegradable.
  2. Quality moist toilet tissue feels great and smooth on the skin of the user. It can be customized with any number of cleansing ingredients and fragrances for a great user experience. 
  3. It cleans efficiently, more so than toilet paper because it can be customized to meet specific consumer needs. 
  4. It is convenient and can be used anywhere – and is the perfect go to when toilet paper is not available. 
  5. It can be used for a wide range of purposes – from personal cleaning, to the cleaning of objects when out and about. If produced in single-packaging, it can be easy to carry around and keep with you anywhere, everywhere. 

Personalization

Moist toilet tissue can be customized and manufactured to meet the needs of a wide demographic and consumer base.

For adults – it can be infused with a wide range of conditioning agents for cleaning and optimum skin care. It can be personalized for sensitive skin, and for different parts of the body, to reflect the many different ways in which it can be used by a wide client base. 

For children – it can be manufactured with fun and fruity fragrances that make personal hygiene fun, easy and appealing even to the very youngest of children. It can also be produced with ingredients that respect the more sensitive skin of babies, toddlers and young children. 

For feminine hygiene – it can be modified to ensure the safe and effective cleaning of intimate areas without causing irritation, including fragrance free options. 

For menstruation – it can be produced with extra absorption properties to the cleaning of bodily fluids effectively.

With a ‘bidet’ effect – complete with additional cleansing ingredients and properties in order to provide a cleaner, more effective solution than traditional toilet paper.

Moist toilet tissue represents a large step forward in terms of wet wipes manufacturing. It represents the compromise between convenience, that people have come to expect and demand from wet wipes and how and where they use them, and sustainability – if manufactured and used in line with flushability standards, they won’t create fatbergs, and block water systems. In fact the opposite – they are a sustainable alternative in themselves.

 

 

 

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Putting Wet Wipes vs Toilet Paper to the Test

Wet Wipes vs Toilet Paper – the debate

There is plenty of healthy debate surrounding the wet wipes vs toilet paper debate. And while ultimately it comes down to personal preference we have decided to weigh in on the debate, but on the side of wet wipes. And here is why.

Wet Wipes – the pros

Available Anywhere

A packet of wet wipes in your bags means you are ready for any emergency. Toilet paper in a public bathroom is not always a given, but with a packet of wet wipes in your bag, you need never be caught out again. 

And this is the thing about wet wipes, they come in handy packaging – be it single use size, or a slightly bigger version for those who need more wipes at all times. They can be slipped into any bag, even a pocket – this isn’t something we recommend trying with a toilet roll. 

Multi-use

Wet wipes can be used for anything. Spills, dirty hands or just needing a quick refresh and sanitization after touching public surfaces. They are absorbable and often designed with antibacterial ingredients. They clean and sanitize. We are not so sure toilet paper possesses the same sort of powers. In fact we know it doesn’t. 

Flushable

So this is usually where the controversy lies in the whole wet wipes vs toilet paper debate – the flushability element. And yes, when it comes to flushing non-flushable wipes there are a host of problems associated with this that can cause a lot of damage. In that respect toilet paper is the better choice.

But when it comes to truly flushable wipes – like those using an advanced technology such as Hydrofine – pioneered by flushable wipes manufacturers, Albaad, the wipes win. Truly flushable wipes are completely biodegradable (and designed to be so) and they are able to pass through wastewater systems with ease. They don’t create blockages. A wipe that passes the international Flushability Standards, is just that, flushable. 

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Comfort and Hygiene

Ultimately however the whole wet wipes vs toilet paper debate rests on comfort and hygiene. People are looking for comfort – and wet wipes deliver that. Wet wipes can be completely customized to meet a consumer’s comfort needs, from their size and shape, to their ingredients and fragrance (if any). 

When it comes to putting hygiene first we think wet wipes win it again. They can be produced with antibacterial ingredients, or wholly natural ingredients that are known to have cleansing and disinfecting properties. 

But what wet wipes really deliver is that combination of comfort and hygiene. This is what makes them the ultimate solution. And while we appreciate the amount of time toilet paper has been around for, nothing beats the comfort and convenience of a wet wipe.

 

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