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Hygienic Chemical Co

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of Gasworks Road, Neath, Glamorgan, Wales. Telephone: Neath 697. Cables: "Metalclad, Neath". London Office: 600 Commercial Road, E14. Telephone: Stepney Green 3434

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Scientific Insecticides, Powders, Liquids, Concentrates and Emulsions Incorporating DDT, Pyrethrum, "Gammexane", etc., for Household, Commercial and Agricultural use: Suisect; Exopest; Xterminex. (Chemicals etc. Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1091) [1]

1954 The company had been dormant for several years; Cohens sold the shares it held in the company[2]

From the address this is clearly part of the George Cohen, Sons and Co; it also shares a telegram address with a Cohen subsidiary Metalclad Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 266; and p142
  2. The Times, Sep 30, 1954