Other Cleaners

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Info on this product category: Other Cleaners

Criteria for Other Cleaners

Criteria for Required products:

Definitions:

Cleaners include ready-to-use, non-disinfecting cleaners, such as:

  • Abrasive powdered cleaners
  • Air conditioner coil cleaners
  • Appliance cleaners
  • Boat and bilge cleaners
  • Brick and masonry cleaners
  • Calcium, lime and rust removers/descalers
  • Carpet cleaners and stain removers
  • Cream cleansers
  • Deodorizers
  • Drain cleaners
  • Dry erase board cleaners
  • Furniture/wood cleaners/polishes
  • Gum and adhesive removers
  • Mold and mildew removers
  • Oven/grill/BBQ cleaners
  • Stainless steel/metal cleaners/polishes
  • Stone cleaners
  • Upholstery cleaners
  • Vehicle cleaners

These cleaners must not be in aerosol containers.

  • Bathroom cleaners (non-disinfecting/non-sanitizing), including grout cleaners and toilet cleaners
  • Carpet, rug and upholstery cleaners, including concentrated pre-spray, spot and stain removers, carpet shampoos and bonnet cleaners
  • Cleaner-degreasers
  • Enzymatic restroom cleaners
  • Floor cleaners (including concentrated neutral floor cleaners, dust and damp mop cleaners)
  • General purpose cleaners
  • Glass cleaners
  • Multipurpose cleaners, including peroxide-based cleaners

All cleaners must be currently certified by one of the following:

  • Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold level or higher, version 3.1 or later
  • Green Seal
  • UL ECOLOGO
  • US EPA Safer Choice Program

Concentrated cleaners must be in a spill-resistant package that prevents access to the undiluted chemical (e.g., automatic dilution systems like ready-to-dispense (RTD), wall-mounted ones).

Last updated

Last updated: 
January 21, 2021