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June 1st, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA

We are very pleased to announce that Bombardier Inc. has issued OEM approval for the use of ZI-400 Anti-Corrosive Aircraft Cleaner on all aircraft types. They have added ZI-400 to the respective Consumable Product Manuals (CPM’s). Contact your dealer or Z.I. Chemicals for more information or a quotation.
September 8th, 2015 Los Angeles CA

The Israeli Environmental Ministry has approved our ZI-400 Oil Spill Dispersant product for use in the country. This listing reconfirms our product's effectiveness and environmental preference over more toxic alternates presently available. For further information please contact Metalub Industries.
August 26th, 2015 Los Angeles CA

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Company of Corona, California has been appointed domestic retail outlet for our ZI-400 Anti-Corrosive Aircraft Cleaner and related products. Please contact us for further information, or contact Aircraft Spruce directly to place your order.
July 7th, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA

We are very pleased to announce that Textron Aviation
has issued OEM approval for the use of ZI-400 Anti-Corrosive Aircraft Cleaner on all Beechcraft and Cessna aircraft worldwide. They have begun the process of adding ZI-400 to all respective maintenance manuals.
November 1st, 2012 - Los Angeles, CA

ZI Chemicals is pleased to announce that manufacturing licenses have been granted in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.  Those businesses can now provide our clients with an officially-licensed product on a locally made basis at very competitive prices.  For further information, or if you are interested in acquiring a manufacturing license, please contact us today!

May 1st, 2012 - Bangkok, Thailand

ZI Chemicals is pleased to announce that the Department of Industrial Works of Thailand has approved the importation and usage of ZI-400 Oil Spill Dispersant for use throughout the Kingdom of Thailand.  The first shipment of this environmentally safe product has been effected as of this writing.

Additionally, we are very pleased that the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) continues honoring ZI Chemicals with annual purchase contracts for various chemical products.

June 21, 2011 - Airbus Aircraft Maintenance Manual

ZI-400 Anti-Corrosive Aircraft Cleaner has been added to the Airbus factory Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM) under part 20-31 "List of Materials" for both interior and exterior cleaning applications.  This listing now allows all Airbus operators worldwide to use ZI-400 with confidence that it is of the highest quality available.  Here at Z.I. Chemicals we welcome your RFQ's for ZI-400, which is sold in 55 gallon (208 liter) drums.

June 28, 2005 - Los Angeles, California

As a direct result of customer requests, Z.I. Chemicals is pleased to announce the release of 'ZI-400 Oil Spill Dispersant'. This product has been tested per EPA requirements and has been added to the U.S. EPA's National Contingency Plan (NCP) list of oil spill dispersant products.

Disclaimer required by EPA for all products on the NCP:
ZI-400 is on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's NCP Product Schedule. This listing does NOT mean that EPA approves, recommends, licenses, certifies, or authorizes the use of ZI-400 on an oil discharge. This listing means only that data have been submitted to EPA as required by subpart J of the National Contingency Plan, § 300.915.

ZI-400 re-certified to latest specs - December 23, 2004

Z.I. Chemicals announces that its flagship product, ZI-400 Anti-Corrosive Aircraft Cleaner, has been recertified to all current commercial airline required specifications covering all major airframe makers, including Boeing, Douglas, and Airbus.  For more information click here.

Fall, 2003 Update:

* The Royal Thai Air force (RTAF) has again awarded Z.I. a new contract for the supply of aviation maintenance chemicals. We are very pleased with the continuance of our relationship with the RTAF.

* In South Korea, our distributor has established our ZI-400 product as the main (active) ingredient in a household cleaner being distributed throughout Korean supermarkets under their private label brand. We are very excited about this move into the Korean consumer market.

* The Japan Defence Agency (JDA) has made an initial purchase of ZI-500. We look forward to a continued relationship with Japan’s defense forces.

* We are pleased to announce that sales have increased in 2003 over last year by our Australasia licensee ECO 2000 Pty. Ltd. We look forward to increasing our market share in this region in concert with this company’s excellent marketing and customer service efforts.

* Trinidad and Tobago’s aviation sector sales have grown over last year as a result of our great work by our distributor, InterChem Ltd.

* On the home front, we are pleased to add Aviall to our customer list and look forward to building on our new relationship with this well established distributor.


Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) chooses Z.I. - October 15, 2001

Z.I. contracts with RTAF for supply of a multitude of different aviation chemical cleaning and maintenance products.  The RTAF has found our products to be superior in both price and quality and we are very proud of our new association with the Royal Thailand Air Force.

U.S. Air Force chooses ZI-500 - August 1, 2001

The United States Air Force is now using ZI-500 for anticorrosive cleaning near wires in bundle and connector areas for added protection at termination points. USAF is also planning to use ZI-500 for C-5A external washing per Military Specification MIL-PRF-87937C, Type II.

United Space Alliance approves ZI-200 Anti-Corrosive Rinse Additive  for use on NASA's Shuttle related programs. 

In announcing this development, Barnaby Zelman, President of Z.I., said, "In the highly corrosive environment of the Kennedy Space Center, the need for a product such as ZI-200 Anti-Corrosive Rinse Additive has become more critical.  Because corrosion remains a constant and costly problem for NASA and its many sub-contractors operating under the umbrella company United Space Alliance (USA),  Z.I. now supplies both cleaning and corrosion-inhibiting chemicals and is very proud to be a small part of the space program."

Lockheed Martin (Vought Systems) approves ZI-400 - October 1, 2000

Senior Engineering at Lockheed Martin Vought Systems (Dallas, Texas Branch) has informed us that ZI-400 has been formally approved, and listed in their manuals for various aerospace cleaning and anticorrosive applications. According to their representative, "nothing came close to ZI-400 during our testing - we are very pleased!"

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