Cleaning products are used by practically everyone, each and every day of our lives and are essential to personal and public health. And, the product label provides you with a wealth of information for safe use and information about ingredients. For many decades, manufacturers have included information about ingredients on labels. Today, there are many different cleaning products on the market, so you may find a variety of ingredients on the product label such as cleaning agents, surfactants, buffering agents, colorants, enzymes, sodium carbonate, oxygen bleach, stabilizers, preservatives, fragrances or solvents. Even though product labels are a good resource for consumers, so are the manufacturer toll-free numbers and product websites should you want to learn more.
Locating Cleaning Product Ingredients - view a list of companies and where they list their cleaning products ingredients.
Ingredient Communication Fact Sheet
Household Cleaners Factsheet: Chlorinated Products
More about the Consumer Product Ingredient Communication Initiative
Behind the Label