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Made by [[Thomas Hedley and Co]]
 
Made by [[Thomas Hedley and Co]]
  
Oxydol is the name of a laundry detergent sold in the UK, USA and Canada. It was created in 1914 by Thomas Hedley of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (bought out by [[Procter and Gamble]] in 1927 Oxydol P&G's first laundry soap. In the 1930s, Oxydol was the sponsor of the Ma Perkins radio show, considered the first soap opera, as Oxydol sponsorship put the soap in "soap opera".  
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Oxydol is the name of a laundry detergent sold in the UK, USA and Canada. It was created in 1914 by Thomas Hedley of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (bought out by [[Procter and Gamble]] in 1930 Oxydol P&G's first laundry soap. In the 1930s, Oxydol was the sponsor of the Ma Perkins radio show, considered the first soap opera, as Oxydol sponsorship put the soap in "soap opera".  
  
The above information is condensed from the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxydol Wikipedia entry].
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The above information is largely condensed from the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxydol Wikipedia entry].
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

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Made by Thomas Hedley and Co

Oxydol is the name of a laundry detergent sold in the UK, USA and Canada. It was created in 1914 by Thomas Hedley of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (bought out by Procter and Gamble in 1930 Oxydol P&G's first laundry soap. In the 1930s, Oxydol was the sponsor of the Ma Perkins radio show, considered the first soap opera, as Oxydol sponsorship put the soap in "soap opera".

The above information is largely condensed from the Wikipedia entry.

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