Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes severe gastrointestinal distress.  It is commonly referred to as the stomach flu or a stomach bug, but it is not related to the influenza virus.  While you can contract norovirus any time during the year, it is most prevalent in the United… Read More

Published April 22, 2024

World Hand Hygiene Day 2024

World Hand Hygiene Day is held every year on May 5th to raise awareness of the importance of proper hand hygiene in healthcare settings.  Presented by the World Health Organization (WHO), the annual Save Lives: Clean Your Hands campaign aims to educate healthcare workers on the importance of washing their… Read More

Published April 22, 2024

Pilot Chemical Company Launches A New Biobased Surfactant, CalCare™ 190C

Pilot Chemical Company announced today the launch of CalCare™ 190C, a sustainable biosurfactant designed specifically for the personal care industry. The key attributes of CalCare™ 190C include a 98.6% Renewable Carbon Index, clear color, stable pH Range (3 to 11), and the ability to form high and stable foam. CalCare™… Read More

Published October 25, 2023

Flu Season Right Around The Corner

According to the CDC, while seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses typically circulate during the fall and winter during what is known as the flu season. The exact timing and duration of flu seasons varies, but flu activity often begins to increase in… Read More

Published October 12, 2023

Life Is Better With Clean Hands

Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008 to raise awareness about the importance of how and when people should wash their hands.  This year, the CDC has launched Life is Better with Clean Hands, a national campaign encouraging adults to make clean hands a healthy… Read More

Published October 12, 2023

H5N1 Avian Flu Outbreak

With Avian Influenza spreading globally and already having inflicted the worst toll on the US poultry industry since 2014-20151, Pilot Chemical Corp.’s subsidiary Mason Chemical Company is partnering with its customers across the US as an integral part of biosecurity against the virus. The effort includes offering products proven… Read More

Published June 29, 2023

Pilot Chemical Company Hires Microbiologist to Oversee New Microbiology Lab

Pilot Chemical Company, a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical manufacturer, today announced the hire of a Microbiologist to conduct challenge testing and oversee its new microbiology lab. Sarah Hale, who recently joined the team, brings to the role experience in microbial challenge testing, household care product claims testing,… Read More

Published February 22, 2023

Pilot Chemical Company Opens Microbiology Lab To Help Accelerate Innovation

Pilot Chemical Company, a privately owned and independent global specialty chemical manufacturer, has opened a microbiology lab to bring new biocidal products to the market and continue its strategy of accelerated innovation. The lab, which occupies 750 square feet at the company’s Sharonville Technology Center in Cincinnati, opened in January. Read More

Published February 13, 2023