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Bathroom and Spa Cleaners USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 74% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Bleach (powdered laundry) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400


Acute oral toxicity chemicals Phosphates
Toxics
Phosphonates
Biodegradable contents
Packaging

08/30/96 
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners (General Purpose) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 54% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners (Stain Removers) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 7% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Cleaner (Glass) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated Less toxic

 
Cleaner (Multi-Surface) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated Less toxic

 
Cleaners & Cleaning Supplies USA - AbilityOne customer_service@nib.org, 703.310.0500


None stated None stated Fulfills required source provisions of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act
Recycled content

 
Cleaners (All Purpose) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Cleaners (all purpose) European Union - EU Eco-Label Web site


Synthetic nitro musk compounds
APEOs
Nitromusks
Polycyclic Musks
EDTA
NTA
Quaternary ammonium compounds
Glutaraldehyde
Sensitizing substances
Acute oral toxicity chemicals
Phosphorous
Phosphonates
VOCs
Petroleum oil
Biocides
Biodegradability of surfactants
Customer information
Reduced harmful ingredients

06/27/2001 
Cleaners (all purpose) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no


Carcinogens
Genotoxins
Toxins
Reproductive toxins
Allergens
Surfactants
Reactive chlorine compounds
Irritants
EDTA
Dyes
Fragrances
NTA
Phosphorus
Aquatic toxins
Bioconcentration factor
Biodegradable contents
Concentrated
Corrosivity
Dyes
Fragrances
Packaging
pH

06/15/03 
Cleaners (Bathroom) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated Fewer materials
recycled content

 
Cleaners (Consumer) USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
10/1/2009 
Cleaners (general purpose) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Phosphates
Alkylphenol ethoxylate
Ethylene diaminetetraacetic acid
Nitrilotriacetic acid
Halogenated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
Carcinogenic chemicals
VOCs Aquatic toxicity
Bioconcentration factor
Biodegradable contents
Lifecycle considerations
Packaging
Safety and performance standards

05/06/95 
Cleaners (general purpose) USA - Green Seal, Choose Green Reports (202) 872-6400


EDTA
NTA
Chlorine bleach
Sodium hypochlorite
Nonylphenol ethoxylate
Petroleum-based solvents
Gycol ethers
Phenolic compounds and surfactants
Phosphates
VOCs
Biodegradable
Neutral pH
Non-toxic
Packaging
Vegetable-based surfactants

03/01/98 
Cleaners (industrial and institutional) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400


None stated Phosphates
Toxics
Phosphonates
Heavy metals
Biodegradable contents
Other material use
Packaging
Process and production method
Recyclable contents

11/02/93 
Cleaners (Multipurpose) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 56% minimum biobased content

10/27/2009 
Cleaners (Oven and Grill) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 66% Minimum Biobased Content

 
Cleaning and Degreasing Compounds (bio-based) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


APEO
Aromatic solvents
Chlorinated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
EDTA
NTA
Phosphorous-based builders
VOCs
Biologically-based
Non-toxic
Zero ozone depleting potential

None stated 
Cleaning Products with Low Potential for Environmental Illness or Endocrine Disruption Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Ethylene oxide None stated Biodegradable
Low emission VOCs

None stated 
Cleaning Products (Consumer) USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
10/1/2009 
Cleaning Products (Specialty) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400


None stated None stated Less toxic

 
Consumer Cleaning Products USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
10/1/2009 
Degreasers USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400


Carcinogens
Ozone-depleting substances
Reproductive toxins
Phosphates
Phosphonates
VOCs Biodegradable
greater than 2.5; VOC content not to exceed 50g/L; Not toxic to aquatic life; No phosphates or phosphonates
Non-toxic; No ozone-depleting substances; Meet OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals; No carcinogens and reproductive toxins; pH less than 11

 
Detergents (dishwashers) European Union - EU Eco-Label Web site


Surfactants from the alkylphenolethoxylates family
Perfumes containing aromatic nitro compounds
EDTA
Ingredients classified as carinogentic
toxic
and mutagenic
Phosphonates
Total chlorine compounds
Packaging
Performance standards
Toxicity

07/02/99 
Detergents (dishwasher) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no


Toxins
Irritants
Microorganisms
ETDA
Reactive chlorine compounds
Tensides
Phosphorus compounds
NTA
Perborate
Biodegradable contents
Corrosivity
Dyes
Fragrances
Packaging

02/06/97 
Detergents (hand dishwashing) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no


Carcinogens
Chlorine-based plastics
Genotoxins
Toxins
Reproductive toxins
Allergens
Explosion hazards
EDTA
NTA Bioconcentration factor
Biodegradable contents
Corrosivity
Dyes
Fragrances
Packaging

02/02/96 
Detergents (laundry) European Union - EU Eco-Label Web site


Surfactants from the alkylphenolethoxylates family
Perfumes containing aromatic nitro compounds
EDTA
Ingredients classified as carinogentic
toxic
and mutagenic
Ingredients classified as dangerous to the aquatic environment
Ingredients classified as dangerous to the environment
Phosphates
Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Performance standards
Toxicity

07/20/99 
Detergents (textile) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no


Carcinogens
Chlorine-based plastics
Genotoxins
Toxins
Teratogens
Microorganisms
Phosphates
Phosphonates
EDTA
Dyes
Alkylphenoletoxylates
Optical whiteners
Reactive chlorine compounds
Fragrances
Biodegradable contents
Corrosivity
Dyes
Fragrances
Packaging
pH

06/16/95 
Dishwashing Detergents (hand dishwashing) European Union - EU Eco-Label Web site


APEOs
Quaternary amonium compounds
Trichlorocarbon
EDTA
NTA
Polyglycol solvents
Nitromusks
Polycyclic musks
Biocides
Sensitizing agents
Surfactants
Biodegradable
Minimization of packagin waste
Reduction of toxic substances

07/19/2001 
Dishwashing Products USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 58% minimum biobased content
 
Fabric Softeners Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Phosphates; EDTA; APEOs; Halogenated organic solvents; Butoxy-ethanol VOCs; NTA No phosphates; Biodegradable; No EDTA; No APEOs; No halogenated organic solvents; No butoxy-ethanol; No IARC-listed carcinogens; Low VOC; Biodegradable; Not toxic to aquatic life

 
Floor Care (Consumer) USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
10/1/2009 
Floor Cleaners and Protectors USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 77% minimum biobased content

 
Hand Antiseptic Products (Instant) International - UL Environment cec.us@us.ul.com
Not available

None stated None stated None stated

10/07/2011 
Hand Cleaners International - UL Environment cec.us@us.ul.com
Not available

None stated None stated fewer materials
Less toxic
recycled content

10/03/2011 
Household Cleaners (General Purpose) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 39% minimum biobased content

10/27/2009 
Laundry Detergent (Consumer) USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
10/1/2009 
Laundry Detergent (liquid) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Phosphates
EDTA
APEOs
Halogenated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
NTA; VOCs Biodegradable
Low VOC
No APEOs
No butoxy-ethanol
No EDTA
No halogenated organic solvents
No IARC-listed carcinogens
No phosphates
Not toxic to aquatic life

 
Laundry Products (General Purpose) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 34% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Laundry Products (Pretreatment / Spot Removers) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 46% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Odor Control Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Biodegradable
Nonhazardous

 
Odor Neutralizer USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated Recycled content

 
Odor Removal USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
2/3/2009 
Polish (Stainless Steel) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated None stated

 
Sponges (cellulose) Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

CFC's in manufacturing process
Antibacterial chemicals
None stated 100% vegetable cellulose
Reduced toxicity

02/28/90 
Wood Surface Cleaners USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated Less toxic

 

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