Monday, 12 December 2011

Liquid Paper

Liquid Paper is a cast of the Newell Rubbermaid aggregation that sells alteration fluid, alteration pen and alteration tape. Mainly acclimated to actual typewriting in the past, alteration articles now mostly awning autography mistakes.

Brand history

In 1951, Bette Nesmith Graham invented the aboriginal alteration aqueous in her kitchen. Alive as a typist, she acclimated to accomplish abounding mistakes and consistently strived for a way to actual them. Starting on a base of acrylic acrylic she alloyed with a accepted kitchen blender, she alleged the aftereffect aqueous Aberration Out and started to accommodate her coworkers with baby blooming bottles on which the brand's name was displayed.

By 1956, Graham founded the Aberration Out Aggregation and connected alive from her kitchen nights and weekends to aftermath baby batches of alteration bottles. She was accursed from her typist job afterwards she fabricated a aberration that she did not administer to correct. She had typed in her aggregation name instead of the bank's. Afterwards this achievement of bad luck, she absitively to allot her time to her fresh company.1

The artist offered the artefact to IBM, which beneath the offer. She awash the artefact from her abode for 17 years; the name was afflicted to Liquid Paper anon after. By 1968, the artefact was profitable, and in 1979 the Liquid Paper Corporation was awash to the Gillette Corporation for $47.5 actor with royalties.

In 2000, Liquid Paper was acquired by Newell Rubbermaid. In some regions of the world, Liquid Paper is now accustomed by Papermate, a broadly accepted autograph instruments cast (also endemic by Newell Rubbermaid).

Graham's son Mike Nesmith, guitarist/singer in the accepted 1960s pop bandage The Monkees, was the primary beneficiary to her affluence aloft Graham's afterlife in 1980.

Main products

Liquid Paper offers a array of articles in the 3 altered forms mentioned earlier. Here are some of them (non-exhaustive list):

Dryline Grip (correction tape)

Dryline Grip Recycled with 67% of recycled abstracts (correction tape)

7ml Alteration pen

Fast Dry (correction fluid)

Toxicity and ingredients

Liquid Paper came beneath analysis in the 1980s, due to apropos over recreational sniffing of the product. The amoebic bread-and-butter 1,1,1-trichloroethane was acclimated as a thinner in the product.2 Liquid Paper application this thinner was anticipation to be baneful and a carcinogen, but after studies accept apparent that although the thinner acclimated was baneful there was no affirmation of carcinogenicity.3 There were a cardinal of studies bond fatalities45 to the trichloroethane independent in alteration fluids, including Liquid Paper.

The abatement of trichloroethane, by Gillette Corporation, from Liquid Paper commenced due to Proposition 65 declaring it chancy and toxic.6 Liquid Paper was reformulated so that trichloroethane was no best acclimated in the product,7 and as of 2009 the accepted artefact contains no baneful solvents.

Liquid Paper contains titanium dioxide, bread-and-butter naphtha, mineral spirits, resins, dispersant, colorants and fragrance.