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these products or companies on the part of the EPA's Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program.

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others do not. Go to the vendor list author home page link to get more details on how each program generates their
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which authored the vendor list directly via the contact information provided in the vendor list table.

Vendor Lists
Product
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Attributes
Methodology
Date Finalized
Prohibited Substances
Limited Substances
Other Attributes
Adhesive and Mastic Removers USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 58% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Adhesive Remover USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Aerosols USA - EPA's Significant New Alternatives Policy Program (SNAP) spdcomment@epa.gov, 1-800-296-1996
 
Ozone depleteing substances None stated Alternatives to ozone depleting substances
5/30/2007 
Bathroom and Spa Cleaners USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 74% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Biological-based 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
2/3/2009 
Bioremediator 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
2/1/2007 
Bleach (powdered laundry) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400

 

Acute oral toxicity chemicals Phosphates
Toxics
Phosphonates
Biodegradable contents
Packaging

08/30/96 
Boat and Bilge Cleaners Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

Phosphates
NTA
EDTA
APEOs
Halogenated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
Carcinogens (probable or proven)
VOCs Biodegradable

 
Car Care (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 
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 (Spot Removers) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 7% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Carpet Stain Remover USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cesspool Treatment USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Cleaners and Degreasers USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners and Degreasers (industrial) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no

Yes 

Nontoxic
Nonallergenic
Noncarcinogenic
Ftalates
Alkylphenoletoxylates and linear alkylbenzensulphonates
Organic halogen compounds
Petroleum-based solvents
EDTA
DTPA
Bioaccumulative preservatives
Fragrance
NTA
Phosphorous
Dyes
Biodegradable
Low acquatic toxicity
Nonallergenic
Noncarcinogenic
Nontoxic

06/15/99 
Cleaners and Degreasers: EPA Pilot Project and Purchasing Decision Wizards USA - EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Conrad Flessner, flessner.conrad@epa.gov
 
None stated VOCs Bioconcentration factor
Concentrated
Dyes
Fragrances
Packaging
Recyclable contents
Recycled content
Health impacts
Not available
 
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 - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

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

Yes 

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

Yes 

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

Yes 

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
Toxicity

06/15/03 
Cleaners (automotive) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners (bacterial drain and trap) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners (barbecue grill) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (bathroom) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (bath) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (boat) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners (build up remover) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (cesspool) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners (commercial) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

APEO
Chlorinated organic solvents
Aromatic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
EDTA
NTA
Phosphorus-based builders
Biodegradable contents
pH
Post-use care
Recyclable contents

03/01/97 
Cleaners (Concrete and Asphalt) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 70% minimum biobased 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 (drain) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable
Nonhazardous

 
Cleaners (drain) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (driveway) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (fabric stain removers) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (general facility maintenance) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

APEO
Chlorinated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
EDTA
NTA
Phosphorus-based builders
None stated

03/01/97 
Cleaners (general purpose) USA - Green Seal, Choose Green Reports (202) 872-6400

Yes 

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 (general purpose) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

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 (glass) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (graffiti removers) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

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

Yes 

None stated None stated Less toxic

 
Cleaners (household - all purpose) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400

Yes 

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

11/02/93 
Cleaners (industrial and institutional) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400

Yes 

Carcinogens
Reporductive toxins
VOCs
Alkylphenol ethoxylates
Dibutyl phthalate
Arsenic
Lead
Cadmium
Cobalt
Chromium
Mercury
Nickel
Selenium
Ozone-depleting compounds
Phosphorous Biodegradable
No Alkylphenol ethoxylates
No arsenic
No cadmium
No carcinogens
No chromium
No cobalt
No dibutyl phthalate
No lead
No mercury
No nickel
No ozone-depleting compounds
No reproductive toxins
No selenium
No VOCs
Non-toxic
Non-toxic to aquatic life

 
Cleaners (Industrial) USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 41% minimum biobased content

10/27/2009 
Cleaners (industrial) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

APEO
Chlorinated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
EDTA
NTA
Phosphorus-based builders
None stated

03/01/97 
Cleaners (Industrial, Institutional) 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 (kitchen) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (patio) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (pen, ink, and graffiti) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners (pipe) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site

Yes 

Chemical additives None stated Specific provisions
Techical directions

02/01/2001 
Cleaners (pre-paint) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (Precision) USA - EPA's Significant New Alternatives Policy Program (SNAP) spdcomment@epa.gov, 1-800-296-1996
 
None stated None stated Fewer ozone depleting chemicals
 
Cleaners (septic tank) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Cleaners (shower) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (sidewalk, driveway, patio) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (stain removers) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (tile) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (toilet bowl) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (tub) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

 
Cleaners (windshield) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

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

Yes 

APEO
Aromatic solvents
Chlorinated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
EDTA
NTA
Phosphorous-based builders
VOCs
None stated

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

Yes 

Ethylene oxide None stated Biodegradable
Low emission VOCs

None stated 
Cleaning Products (Aircraft) 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 (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 (Industrial, Institutional) 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 (Marine) 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
6/1/2009 
Cleaning Solvents USA - EPA's Significant New Alternatives Policy Program (SNAP) spdcomment@epa.gov, 1-800-296-1996
 
None stated None stated Fewer ozone-depleting chemicals
 
Cleaning Solvents (Electronics) USA - EPA's Significant New Alternatives Policy Program (SNAP) spdcomment@epa.gov, 1-800-296-1996
 
None stated None stated Fewer ozone-depleting chemicals
 
Cleaning Solvents (Metals) USA - EPA's Significant New Alternatives Policy Program (SNAP) spdcomment@epa.gov, 1-800-296-1996
 
None stated None stated Fewer ozone-depleting chemicals
 
Cleaning Solvents (Precision) USA - EPA's Significant New Alternatives Policy Program (SNAP) spdcomment@epa.gov, 1-800-296-1996
 
None stated None stated Fewer ozone-depleting chemicals
 
Cleaning Suppliers and Equipment (Industrial Use) 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
05/15/2006 
Cleaning Supplies: GSA Environmental Products and Services Guide -- Cleaning and Cleaning Equipment (pressure washers) USA - U.S. General Services Administration Web site

Some 

None stated None stated Recycled content
Biodegradable packing materials required by U.S. Navy Plastics Removal in the Environment
conserve energy and/or water
Energy Star
FEMP-designated energy efficient
Includes GSA's environmentally-oriented products and services available in its supply system. This includes thousands of products offered that have recycled or biobased content
Lead-free
Low VOC
or contain reduced pollutants. The Guide also provides information about the environmental services offered by GSA. CPG
Ozone-safe
Water conservation

11/03/03 
Cleaning Supplies: GSA Environmental Products and Services Guide -- Cleaning Products USA - U.S. General Services Administration Web site

Some 

None stated None stated Recycled content
Biodegradable packing materials required by U.S. Navy Plastics Removal in the Environment
conserve energy and/or water
Energy Star
FEMP-designated energy efficient
Includes GSA's environmentally-oriented products and services available in its supply system. This includes thousands of products offered that have recycled or biobased content
Lead-free
Low VOC
or contain reduced pollutants. The Guide also provides information about the environmental services offered by GSA. CPG
Ozone-safe
Water conservation

11/03/03 
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
05/15/2006 
Degreasers USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400

Yes 

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

 
Descaling Compound USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Detergent (dishwashing liquid) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

 
Detergents (dishwasher) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no

Yes 

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

Yes 

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

06/06/01 
Detergents (laundry) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

 
Detergents (sanitary facilities) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no

Yes 

Toxins
Tensides
Allergens
Carcinogens
Genotoxins
Phosphorus compounds
EDTA
Tensides
Reactive chlorine compounds
Dyes
Phosphonates
Fragrances
Teratogens
DTPA
Bioconcentration factor
Biodegradable contents
Corrosivity
Dyes
Fragrances
Packaging

04/22/99 
Detergents (textile) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no

Yes 

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 
Dish Soap 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

 
Dishwashing Detergents (hand dishwashing) European Union - EU Eco-Label Web site

Yes 

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 
Drain Cleaners USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Dust Suppressants (for home use or use on gravel roads and lots) USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Evaporative Cooler Treatment USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Fabric Towels in Dispensers Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no

Yes 

None stated Hazardous chemicals and carcinogens in fabric production
Formaldehyde
Chlorophenols
EOX
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Metals
Toxic detergents
Biodegradable biocides and oils
Biodegradable or recirculated sizing agents on fabric
Limited chlorophenols and EOX
Limited formaldehyde
No carcinogens or hazardous chemicals in fabric production
No halogenated hydrocarbons
No toxic detergents

 
Floor Care Products Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no

Yes 

Toxins
Irritants
Allergens
Carcinogens
Reproductive toxins
Genotoxins
Fire hazards
Explosion hazards
Halogenated or aromatic solvents
EDTA
Phosphonates
Phtalates
APEO
LAS
Emulsifiers
Fluorinated surfactants
Plasticizers
Solvents
Viscosity regulating agents
NTA
Monomers
Bioconcentration factor
Biodegradable contents
Corrosivity
Dyes
Fragrances
Packaging

12/14/00 
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 Care (Industrial, Institutional) 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 (multisurface) Cleaners USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Packaging
Product emissions

 
Furniture Polish USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable

 
Glass Cleaners USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 49% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Graffiti and Grease Removers USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 34% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Graffiti Removers 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 
Hand Cleaner (industrial) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

Phosphates
NTA
EDTA
APEOs
Halogenated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
Carcinogens
Aquatic Toxins
VOCs Biodegradable
Corrosivity

 
Hand Cleaners USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Hand Cleaners (Industrial) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400

Yes 

Phosphates
NTAs
Butoxy-ethanol
Halogenated organic solvents
APEOs
EDTAs
None stated Recycled content

5/6/2006 
Hard Surface Cleaners USA - NSF International Mindy Costello, 734-827-6819, mcostello@nsf.org

 

None stated None stated biodegradability
pollution prevention

01/06/2007 
Holding Tank Treatment (Deodorizer) 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 
Industrial Cleaners (cleaning and degreasing applications for machine parts, shorelines, cargo & ship holds, and others) USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Industrial Odor Reducing Agents USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Industrial Solvents (for cleaning, degreasing, lubricating, and other applications) USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Industrial Water Treatment (Scale Control) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Ink Removers and Cleaners USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site

 

None stated None stated 79% minimum biobased content

 
Laundry Detergent (Industrial, Institutional) 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 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 
Lubricant/Penetrant USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
Machinery/Equipment Cleaners Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

APEO
Chlorinated organic solvents
Butoxy-ethanol
EDTA
NTA
Phosphorus-based builders
None stated

03/01/97 
Mastic Remover USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents
Product emissions

 
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 
Paint remover USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Paint remover USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable

 
Recyclables: GSA Environmental Products and Services Guide -- Recycling Collection Containers and Systems USA - U.S. General Services Administration Web site

Some 

None stated None stated Recycled content
Biodegradable packing materials required by U.S. Navy Plastics Removal in the Environment
CPG
Energy Star
FEMP-designated energy efficient
Lead-free
Low VOC
Ozone-safe
Water conservation

11/15/02 
Septic Cleaners USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Septic System Treatment 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 
Septic Tank Treatment USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Soap Digester USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable contents

 
Surfactants and Emulsifiers (industrial use) USA - United Soybean Board Web site

No 

None stated None stated Biobased materials

 
Towels (fabric rolls supplied in towel dispensers) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site

Yes 

Cleaning agents free from phosphates
APEO
EDTA
Optical brighteners
Soft rinsers
Chlorine-separating compounds or elemental chlorine
Water-endangering substances
Precleaning substances
Biocide substances
Phosphates
NTA
Durability/life span
Water use

01/01/99 
Trash Bags: GSA Environmental Products and Services Guide -- Trash Bags USA - U.S. General Services Administration Web site

Some 

None stated None stated Recycled content
Biodegradable packing materials required by U.S. Navy Plastics Removal in the Environment
conserve energy and/or water
Energy Star
FEMP-designated energy efficient
Includes GSA's environmentally-oriented products and services available in its supply system. This includes thousands of products offered that have recycled or biobased content
Lead-free
Low VOC
or contain reduced pollutants. The Guide also provides information about the environmental services offered by GSA. CPG
Ozone-safe
Water conservation

11/03/03 
Vehicle Cleaning Products (Industrial) 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 
Wastewater Inoculant 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 

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