Reckitt buys household brands

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Reckitt & Colman, Wayne, N.J., said it will purchase from S.C. Johnson & Son, Racine, Wis., certain household products brands, including Spray 'N Wash laundry stain remover, Glass Plus glass and surface cleaner, Yes laundry detergent and Vivid color safe bleach. Johnson is in the process of acquiring those brands, and others, from Dow Chemical Co. "The fabric care and surface cleaner categories are core categories for Reckitt & Colman across the world," said Reckitt & Colman President-CEO Joseph M. Healy.

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