Toilet Deodorizers (Hangers, Pucks)

Industrial Consumer

Required

Nilodor Urinal Screen with Non-Para Enzyme Block 1000

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Manufacturer(s)
Nilodor
Vendor(s)
Santora Sales
Product/Service Type
Industrial

Big D Urinal Blocks with Screen 681

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Manufacturer(s)
Big D
Vendor(s)
Cleansource
Product/Service Type
Industrial

Suggested

Limited

Prohibited

Info on this product category: Toilet Deodorizers (Hangers, Pucks)

Why Go Green

Many toilet deodorizers contain para-dichlorobenzene, which under California's Proposition 65, is listed as a substance "known to the State to cause cancer".

Criteria for Toilet Deodorizers (Hangers, Pucks)

  • Use products certified under UL 2780/Ecologo CCD-165 -OR- 
  • Use products that do not contain paradichlorobenzene

Guide for City Staff

City Custodians:

  1. Are required to buy these cleaners (if needed):
  2. Post the City department green cleaning checklist/poster

  3. Post tips (for microfibers, disinfecting, dusting, polishing, floor care, kitchens, restrooms) from custodial green cleaning training videos by SF Environment. 

  4. Try peroxide-based disinfectants. Disinfectants are only important for surfaces like doorknobs.
  5. Switch to microfiber mops and cloths, which can prevent injuries because there's no need for heavy mop buckets.
  6. Install closed-loop dilution systems (if possible) to prevent employee exposure to hazardous concentrates.

Non-custodial City Staff:

Recycling Instructions

It's illegal to trash cleaners (and other chemicals, electronics, lighting, metal, paints). So do one of the following:

  • Use what you already have. 
  • Give them to someone who needs them.
  • Legally and safely dispose them. Post this recycling poster (available in Spanish/Chinese) above each trash bin. Then get a pick up.

Guide for Small Businesses & Homes

  • Try microfiber mops and cloths, which can get rid of 99% of bacteria with plain water.
  • Make your own cleaners from common materials like baking soda, castille soap, or lemon juice.
  • See consumer products on GoodGuide.
  • Use disinfectants sparingly. The most important surfaces are doorknobs.
  • Choose ready-to-use, peroxide- or citric acid-based disinfectants.  Avoid disinfectants that list hypochlorites or quaternary ammonium compounds as ingredients (e.g., ammonium chloride).
  • Small businesses can save money by switching to industrial/institutional cleaners.  Ready-to-use products are 15 times more expensive than concentrates.
  • Custodial companies that are SF Green Businesses should watch the custodial green cleaning training videos by SF Environment, and consider posting Custodial Green Cleaning Tips (available in Spanish and Chinese).
  • Legally and safely dispose of cleaners (and other chemicals, electronics, lighting, metal, paints) in the San Francisco Bay Area or rest of the U.S

Guide for Large Organizations