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Versatile Dust-Off Duster Offers Cleaning Applications Beyond Electronics

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Versatile Dust-Off Duster Offers Cleaning Applications Beyond Electronics

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Branchburg, (February 22, 2013)Dust-Off®, the leading brand of consumer electronic cleaning products, is pleased to share a number of uses for their versatile Dusters beyond cleaning electronics. For years Dust-Off’s cleaning dusters have been a staple for the care and maintenance of computers and other electronics, but they are also a convenient cleaning tool with a multitude of applications including cleaning household items, crafts, hobbies and collectibles.

Dust-Off dusters are a handy cleaning tool for uses both in the home and at the office. They are ideal for cleaning cloth mini-blinds or to blow off dust from drapes and lamp shades. Hard-to-reach areas like small cracks, holes or grooves in decorative items around the house are easy to clean with the Dust-Off duster. The duster can remove dirt and debris from bracelets, pendants or rings making jewelry sparkle and shine like new. Keep office space clean by removing particles from desk decorations or overlooked corners on book shelves.

The Dust-Off duster is also an ideal tool for crafts and hobbies. With the duster, artists can remove charcoal and pastel dust from building up on their artwork. When a woodworker is finished with their tools, the Dust-Off dusters make it simple to remove loose wood chips from materials. Collectibles and models on display tend to accumulate dust and dirt, however Dust-Off dusters rid them of the excess build up without distributing fragile collectibles.

To learn about more uses for Dust-Off’s duster please visit, https://www.dust-off.com/cleaning-resources/100-plus-applications-for-dusters. All of Dust-Off’s duster products are currently available and can be purchased at http://www.dust-off.com/shop/category/computer-dusters.

About Dust-Off®

Manufactured by Falcon Safety Products Inc., a world leader in compressed-gas technology, Dust-Off offers the most comprehensive line of dust removing and preventive maintenance products for consumer electronics and home or office equipment. Dust-Off compressed-gas dusters are one of the most versatile cleaning accessories available to consumers today and have long been a staple for the care and maintenance of computers and other electronic equipment. For additional information, please visit www.Dust-Off.com or follow on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/KeepitDustOff.

Inhalant Abuse

Falcon Safety Products Inc. is committed to helping stop the dangerous practice of inhalant abuse. Promoting greater public awareness through education has been an essential component of our mission for over 30 years. We are encouraged by recent statistics showing that inhalation abuse at an all-time low, but feel more can (and should) be done.

Facts About Inhalant Abuse

  • What is Inhalant Abuse? Inhalant abuse is the deliberate concentration or sniffing of fumes, vapors or gases from common chemically based products found in homes, communities, and schools in order to “get high.”
  • It involves over 1,400 different common household products [1] such as gasoline, propane, a number of aerosols, glue, markers, and correction fluid.
  • All of these products serve a useful purpose in our everyday lives and are entirely safe when used as intended. It is only when these products are intentionally misused that they can be dangerous and even deadly. Substance abuse of any kind can be dangerous. Oftentimes, people use such things to deal with various mental health conditions but it frequently has an adverse effect. This is strengthened by the fact that many people source products like LSD from dealers who act in bad faith and provide products that are laced with other questionable substances – with the use of an LSD test kit, people can at least check the purity of the product before they decide to take the risk.
  • Inhalant abuse can be deadly. Sniffing highly concentrated amounts of chemicals in solvents, gases or aerosol sprays can induce heart failure.
  • Short-term risks include death, headaches, muscle weakness, abdominal pain, severe mood swings, violent behavior, slurred speech, numbness, hearing loss, loss of consciousness, fatigue, and dizziness.
  • Long-term risks include death, brain, liver and kidney damage, weight loss, muscle weakness, lack of coordination, depression, hearing loss, limb spasms, central nervous system (including brain) damage

“A cleaning duster is a serious product. Inhalant abuse is illegal and can cause permanent injury or be fatal. Please use our product responsibly.”

For further information, please look at the safety label on the back of one of our cans.

Inhalant Abuse Prevention

Education is critical. The power of communication regarding inhalant abuse cannot be overlooked, and as a result, parents, educators, consumers, and manufacturers need to join together and face inhalant abuse head on. The statistics demonstrate that education is the most effective weapon in the fight against inhalant abuse:

  • Studies show that kids are 50% less likely to try inhalants or other drugs if an adult talks to them about the dangers [2].
  • Inhalant abuse among adolescents and teens has been on decline for about a decade[3].
  • Past year use of inhalants across all grades are at their lowest rates since 1975[4].

Complimenting education in a three-pronged approach to fight inhalation abuse are engineering controls in the product itself and administrative controls– laws making intentional misuse and driving under the influence of inhalants Illegal. Falcon Safety Products was the 1st aerosol manufacturer to successfully incorporate a bittering agent into our products 10 years ago to help deter the potential abuse of our compressed-gas dusters via a patented formulation. Many states have an inhalation law or laws, but all do not have DUI laws which we strongly support.

For more information on drug and/or inhalant abuse please reference the websites below.


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Dust-Off Helps Clean Electronics for This Year’s Thanksgiving Gathering

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Dust-Off Helps Clean Electronics for This Year’s Thanksgiving Gathering

Branchburg, NJ (November 15, 2012)Dust-Off®, the leading brand of consumer electronics cleaning products, is helping consumers keep their electronic devices free of sticky candy-coated fingerprints this Halloween with their extensive line of screen cleaning products.

It’s the time of year again when homes are filled with family, friends and delicious food. Impress guests this holiday by keeping devices spotless for this year’s Thanksgiving feast. Whether it’s a television or smart phone, Dust-Off’s screen cleaners are a safe and effective way to clean all types of screens.

  • LCD/Plasma TVs – Enjoy the parade or the big game with your guests dust and grime free with Dust-Off’s LCD & Plasma Screen Care Kit. The kit is safe and effective for cleaning LCD and plasma LED TVs. The LCD & Plasma Screen Care Kit’s spray can be sprayed directly on screen because of the exclusive “no-run” formula. Its non-aerosol formula contains no VOC’s or alcohol allowing users to clean their TVs without damaging the screens. The Screen Shammy™ Microfiber Cloth safely wipes and polishes screens clean without leaving behind streaks or residue and is machine washable for repeat use.
  • Smart Phone – Keep smart phones free of greasy turkey fingerprints this Thanksgiving. Smart phones have become a large part of everyday life, and Thanksgiving is no exception. Make sure to use Dust-Off’s Smart Phone Cleaning Kit to safely and effectively clean any smart phone screen of fingerprints and dust, to help extend the life of the device. This Kit features the Screen Spray and Screen Shammy™ Microfiber Cloth for optimal results. Traveling for the holiday? Dust-Off’s Smart Phone Screen Wipes provide the same safe and effective cleaning results against dirt and fingerprints, and they are ideal for on-the-go use.
  • Camera – To capture family memories from the holiday meal without fingerprint smudges on camera screens use Dust-Off’s Portable Screen Cleaning Kit. This Kit includes the Screen Spray Pen and Microfiber cloth that offers a quick, easy and safe solution that can be used on any camera, from point-and-shoots to high-end DSLRs.

All of Dust-Off’s screen cleaning products are currently available and can be purchased at http://www.dust-off.com/shop/category/screen-sprays-and-microfiber.

About Dust-Off®
Manufactured by Falcon Safety Products Inc., a world leader in compressed-gas technology, Dust-Off offers the most comprehensive line of dust removing and preventive maintenance products for consumer electronics and home or office equipment. Dust-Off compressed-gas dusters are one of the most versatile cleaning accessories available to consumers today and have long been a staple for the care and maintenance of computers and other electronic equipment. For additional information, please visit www.Dust-Off.com or follow on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/KeepitDustOff.

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Dust-Off Offers Two Ways To Keep Electronics Dirt Free

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Dust-Off Offers Two Ways To Keep Electronics Dirt Free

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Branchburg, (January 29, 2013)Dust-Off®, the leading brand of consumer electronic cleaning products is providing consumers with two types of cleaning solutions, Premium and QuickClean, to keep their electronic devices clean and fingerprint free at home, at the office or on-the-go.

The Premium line of screen cleaners is comprised of a two part system which provides consumers with the best clean possible. The first part of the system is the Premium Screen Spray which, when sprayed directly onto the device, breaks through built up dirt and grime. The Screen Shammy MicroFiber Cloth, the second part of the system, safely collects the dirt and grime without leaving streaks or residue. The Premium line is safe to use on all electronic devices including smart phones, tablets, laptops, TV’s, gaming devices, eReaders, and GPS. Screen cleaning kits in the Premium line include:

  • Laptop Computer Care Kit – Regular maintenance is essential to keeping laptops working properly. This kit contains everything needed for effective cleaning such as a duster, Shammy, spray, and swabs. It also includes step-by-step cleaning instructions to ensure the laptop is not damaged during the process.
  • LCD & Plasma Screen Care Kit – Plasma and LCD screens need to be cleaned with care to prevent scratching or any other damage. The Microfiber cloth included in this kit safely wipes and polishes the screen without leaving behind streaks, residue or scratches. The kit also includes spray that can safely be sprayed directly onto the screen.

The QuickClean line of screen cleaners allows for consumers to conveniently clean on-the-go with either wet wipes or sprays that are quick drying and leave a streak free shine. Like the Premium line, these products rid devices of dirt, grime, fingerprints, germs, and facial oils on all types of electronics. All of these cleaners are small enough to fit in a purse, laptop case, car, or briefcase. Products in Dust-Off’s QuickClean line include:

  • Electronics Screen Wipes– Electronic devices have become a part of everyday life and are marred with dirt, grime, fingerprints and facial oils. These wipes are quick drying for on-the-go clean up, are safe to use daily, and keep every device looking like new.
  • Portable Tablet Screen Cleaning Kit– Tablets are now being used as laptop alternatives for both work and play. This kit features a Screen Spray Pen and Microfiber cloth that is a safe and effective way to quickly clean tablets and ensures that files, web pages, and photos are being seen properly while on-the-go.

All of Dust-Off’s screen cleaning products are currently available and can be purchased at http://www.dust-off.com/products.

About Dust-Off®

Manufactured by Falcon Safety Products Inc., a world leader in compressed-gas technology, Dust-Off offers the most comprehensive line of dust removing and preventive maintenance products for consumer electronics and home or office equipment. Dust-Off compressed-gas dusters are one of the most versatile cleaning accessories available to consumers today and have long been a staple for the care and maintenance of computers and other electronic equipment. For additional information, please visit www.Dust-Off.com or follow on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/KeepitDustOff.

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Dust-Off Helps Clean Electronics of Sticky Candy-Coated Fingerprints This Halloween

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Dust-Off Helps Clean Electronics of Sticky Candy-Coated Fingerprints This Halloween
Branchburg, NJ (October 31, 2012)Dust-Off®, the leading brand of consumer electronics cleaning products, is helping consumers keep their electronic devices free of sticky candy-coated fingerprints this Halloween with their extensive line of screen cleaning products.

It’s the time of year again when homes are overloaded with sugary candy, and children are hunting for the one house that gives away the king size chocolate bars. Sticky candy and melted chocolate can do horrors to children’s hands and electronic devices. Whether it’s a smartphone or television, Dust-Off’s screen cleaners are a safe and effective way to clean all types of screens.

  • Smart Phone – Smart Phones are great tools for planning out routes while Trick-or-Treating. Before going out make sure to use Dust-Off’s Smart Phone Cleaning Kit to safely clean any smartphone screen of dust and sticky fingerprints, so Trick-or-Treaters can easily find their ways. This Kit features the Screen Spray and Screen Shammy™ Microfiber Cloth for optimal results.
  • Camera – In order to capture all the spooky costumes and Halloween party festivities without fingerprint smudges on lenses or screens use Dust-Off’s Portable Screen Cleaning Kit. This Kit includes the Screen Spray Pen and Microfiber cloth that offers a quick, easy and safe solution that can be used on any camera, from point-and-shoots to high-end DSLRs.
  • LCD/Plasma TVs – Enjoy horror movies fingerprint and dust free with Dust-Off’s LCD & Plasma Screen Care Kit. The kit is safe and effective for cleaning LCD and plasma LED TVs. The LCD & Plasma Screen Care Kit’s spray can be sprayed directly on screen because of the exclusive “no-run” formula. Its non-aerosol formula contains no VOC’s or alcohol allowing users to clean their TVs without damaging the screens. The Screen Shammy™ Microfiber Cloth safely wipes and polishes screens clean without leaving behind streaks or residue and is machine washable for repeat use.

About Dust-Off®
Manufactured by Falcon Safety Products Inc., a world leader in compressed-gas technology, Dust-Off offers the most comprehensive line of dust removing and preventive maintenance products for consumer electronics and home or office equipment. Dust-Off compressed-gas dusters are one of the most versatile cleaning accessories available to consumers today and have long been a staple for the care and maintenance of computers and other electronic equipment. For additional information, please visit www.Dust-Off.com or follow on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/KeepitDustOff.

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Preventing Inhalant Abuse Starts With Simple Communication

Simple Communication With Children and Young Adults Will Help Save Lives

Branchburg, NJ (March 14, 2008) – Education and awareness are the most effective ways to battle all forms of substance abuse and protect our nation’s youth, and that can start right in the home with simple communication. Opening a dialogue with children regarding the dangers of inhalant abuse is the key in battling this devastating practice and saving lives.

“Aerosols are too often abused by children and young adults for a quick and dangerous high,” said Phil Lapin, President and CEO of Falcon Safety Products®. “As a leading aerosol manufacturer, Falcon Safety Products takes this issue very seriously, and proactively works to communicate the dangers of this disturbing practice through an ongoing educational campaign. And like the other reputable agencies across the country that exist to help battle inhalant abuse, including the Alliance for Consumer Education and the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition, Falcon is an advocate for education and communication. We strongly believe that it is the most effective way to battle inhalant abuse and all forms of substance abuse moving forward.”

According to the 2001 National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse, children who learn about the risks of alcohol and drug abuse from their parents or caregivers are less likely to use drugs than kids who do not. In fact, 50% are less likely to use inhalants. Furthermore, the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) states that teens who learn a lot about the risks of drugs from their parents are up to 54% less likely to try drugs. The power of parental communication regarding substance cannot be overlooked, and as a result, parents, educators, consumers and manufacturers need to join together and face inhalant abuse head on.

“Parents need to take the initiative to become educated on this issue and seek additional resources, but the first step that they should take is reading the labels of all the chemical-based products in their home to become familiar with proper usage and any warnings that manufacturers bring to their attention. As an example, Falcon’s Dust Off® compress-gas dusters are commonly referred to as ‘canned-air,’ an erroneous description that gives consumers, especially children, a false impression of the product. However, if one reads the detailed labeling, they’d find prominent warnings about the dangers of inhalant abuse and the fact that the product contains a compressed-gas called difluoroethane.”

In addition, consumers will find messaging on Dust-Off compressed-gas dusters indicating that the product contains a bitterant to deter inhalant abuse. In an attempt to discourage this dangerous practice, Falcon developed a new formulation for its dusters, incorporating an additive that makes the contents of the can extremely unpalatable to those who attempt to abuse them. The additive was developed to have no adverse effects with normal, recommended use.

Commonly referred to as “huffing,” “bagging,” or “dusting,” inhalant abuse involves over 1,400 different products and is an extremely dangerous and potentially fatal practice. Falcon Safety Products is deeply concerned about the issue and maintains an unwavering commitment to consumer safety. For over 20 years, Falcon has taken numerous, proactive steps in communicating the dangers of inhalant abuse and promoting the proper use of its products.

Falcon’s efforts to combat inhalant abuse have included ongoing public outreach, detailed product labeling and the support of several national agencies, including the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (www.inhalants.org) and the Alliance for Consumer Education (www.inhalant.org). Falcon has always believed that the single, most effective method in battling inhalant abuse is the education of children and their parents, as well as educators and school system administrators.

Founded in 1953, Falcon Safety Products, Inc. is a privately held corporation headquartered in Central New Jersey. A world leader in compressed-gas technology, Falcon manufactures a diverse line of products including the Dust-Off® brand of computer / personal electronics cleaning products and signal horns for the marine, sport and safety markets. For additional information, please contact Falcon Safety Products, Inc. at 908-707-4900 or visit 72.167.141.128.

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At Show-Car Judging, Any Dust Will Do You Dirt

Somerville, NJ (April 2004) – Too much detailing is never enough, say show-car contestants. From making sure your car is transported in the best possible condition it can be (with the help from https://carsrelo.com/what-we-ship/car/ or other services) to keeping it absolutely shiny and lean, there is never too much done to make a car tidy and presentable for these kinds of events. Consider these tips from repeat winners: Cleaning products for computers work especially well on auto interiors, so it can be worth stocking up on a large amount before the show comes up.

Dashboards, like computer monitors, become dust magnets as high-tech components create an electrostatic bond resisting soap and water. Monitor wipes contain anti-static solvents, while the new electrostatic wipes actually attract dust by using an opposed electrical charge. Both types of the wipe are single-use, so environmentally conscious buyers might prefer reusable micro-fiber cleaning cloths.

To reach otherwise inaccessible areas, consider a compressed-gas duster.

Some words of warning, though. Conventional dusters are fine for surface cracks, but check warning labels before use around dirty dash or vents. Heater motors are the concern here, though one manufacturer, Dust-Off®, makes Special Applications dusters that use a non-flammable propellant.

When using any cleaning product with solvents or propellants, open windows for proper ventilation.

For further information, contact Andrew M. Steinman, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Strategic Planning, Falcon Safety Products, Inc., 25 Chubb Way, P.O. Box 1299, Somerville, NJ 08876-1299. Phone: 1-888-DUSTOFF; fax: 908-707-8855; e-mail: asteinman@falconsafety.com; website: 72.167.141.128.

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Personal Flotation Device (PFD) Tips

Simply wearing a life jacket isn’t enough; anyone putting on a jacket should make sure that it fits properly and the straps, buckles or zipper are secure.

Working in pairs, have one person (A) stand behind the other person (B) and test the life jacket for proper fit. While person B puts his arms straight overhead (similar to a football referee signaling a touchdown), person A should grasp the tops of person B’s arm openings and gently pull up. Excess room above the arm openings and the life jacket riding up over the chin and face are signs of a bad fit. A snug fit in these areas represents a good fit.

A proper fit means once it’s zippered and/or buckled, it should keep your head and upper shoulders above the water. If it fits too loose, the flotation will push the jacket up around your face. If your life jacket is too small, it won’t keep your body afloat. When not using your life jacket, store it in a readily accessible place away from sunlight and chemicals. Nylon and other synthetic materials used to make your life jacket will be harmed over time by ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Fabric that becomes discolored may indicate ultra-violet damage. In other words, don’t leave your PFD hanging outside all summer exposed to the sun. Also, prolonged exposure to chemicals or exhaust fumes can attack the flotation’s foam.

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Buoys & Markers

The U.S. Aids to Navigation System (ATON)
Buoys and markers are the “traffic signals” that guide vessel operators safely along some waterways. They also identify dangerous or controlled areas and give directions and information. As a recreational boat operator, you will need to know the lateral navigation markers and non-lateral markers of the U.S. Aids to Navigation System (ATON).

Lateral Markers

These navigation aids mark the edges of safe water areas: for example, directing traffic within a channel. The markers use a combination of colors and numbers, which may appear on either buoys or permanently placed markers.

Colors and Numbers

The colors and numbers have the same meaning regardless of the kind of buoy or marker on which they appear.

Red Colors, Red Lights and Even Numbers: These mark the edge of the channel on your starboard (right) side as you enter from open sea or head upstream. Numbers usually increase consecutively as you return from open sea or head upstream.

Green Colors, Green Lights and Odd Numbers: These mark the edge of the channel on your port (left) side as you enter from open sea or head upstream. Numbers usually increase consecutively as you return from open sea or head upstream.

Red and Green Colors and/or Lights: These are placed at the junction of two channels to indicate the preferred (primary) channel when a channel splits. If green is on top, the preferred channel is to the right. If red is on top, the preferred channel is to the left. These can also be referred to as “junction buoys.”


Shapes

Nun Buoy: These cone-shaped buoys are always marked with red markings and even numbers. They mark the edge of the channel on your starboard (right) side when entering from open sea or heading upstream.

Can Buoy: These cylindrical-shaped buoys are always marked with green markings and odd numbers. They mark the edge of the channel on your port (left) side when entering from open sea or heading upstream.


Other Kinds of Buoys and Markers
Lighted Buoys: These buoys use lateral marker shapes, colors and numbers, and have a matching colored light.

Daymarks: These are permanent signs attached to structures, such as posts, in the water. Common daymarks are red triangles (equivalent to nuns) and green squares (equivalent to cans). They also may be lighted.

“Red Right Returning”: In most circumstances, you can use this phrase as a reminder of the correct course when returning from open waters or heading upstream.

Variations on the U.S. Aids to Navigation System

Intercoastal Waterway (ICW)
The ICW is a chain of local channels linked together to provide an inland passage along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts.
Channels that are part of the ICW are identified by yellow symbols on channel buoys and markers.
When following the ICW from New Jersey heading toward Brownsville, Texas, these rules apply:

  • Any marker displaying a yellow triangle should be passed by keeping it on the starboard (right) side of the vessel.
  • Any marker displaying a yellow square should be passed by keeping it on the port (left) side of the vessel.

These rules hold regardless of the shape or color of the channel marker or buoy on which the ICW symbols are displayed. When following the ICW, the yellow markings should be used as guides, rather than the colors and shapes of the lateral navigation markers on which they appear.

Intercoastal Waterway symbols are most commonly found on daymarks.

Western Rivers System
This system of markers is used on the Mississippi River and its tributaries above Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and on some other rivers that flow toward the Gulf of Mexico. Navigation markers on the Western Rivers System are not numbered. Numbers displayed below daymarks along this system are not associated with the right or left side of the channel; these numbers indicate distance from the river’s mouth (except the Ohio River, indicating distance for the headwaters).


Non-Lateral Markers
These give information other than the edges of safe water areas. They are found on lakes and rivers and are used to:

  • Give directions and information
  • Warn of hazards and obstructions
  • Mark controlled areas
  • Mark exclusion (closed) areas

Safe Water Markers
These are white with red vertical stripes and indicate unobstructed water on all sides. They mark mid-channels and fairway, and may be passed on either side.


Inland Waters Obstruction Markers
These are white with black vertical stripes and indicate an obstruction to navigation. You should not pass between these buoys and the nearest shore.


Mooring Buoys
These are white with a blue horizontal band, usually placed in marinas and other areas where vessels are allowed to anchor. These are the only buoys you may tie up to legally.

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