August 2010
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Cascades Awarded Prize for Antibacterial Hand Towel

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Cascades Tissue Group, Candiac, Que., Canada, the fourth largest producer of tissue paper in North America, reports that its new Intelligent Paper, which contributes to optimizing hand hygiene by combining effective hand drying with persistent antibacterial protection, was runner up for the most innovative product at the 2010 CRFA (Canadian Restaurant and Foodservice Association) Show in Toronto, Ont., Canada. Cascades was among 16 other businesses to showcase its new release. In all, more than 1,200 ballots were submitted in three categories

Cascades’ Intelligent Bacterial Hand Towel quickly reduces the number of residual bacteria left on hands after washing and assures an antibacterial protection for 30 min, contrary to alcohol-based hand sanitizers and a variety of antibacterial soaps. The paper is referred to as "intelligent" because it compensates for people's imperfect hygienic habits without changing the way they do things. This product is accepted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

More information about antibacterial products is available on the company’s website.



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