Hazard Data Portal: A Compilation of Hazard Datasets for Cleaning Product Ingredients
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) developed the Cleaning Product Ingredient Safety Initiative (CPISI) as one of its many efforts to shed light on the safe use of ingredients in our members’ products including the underlying scientific data and the methods in which these data are applied in making decisions. The first step in this initiative was to compile and make publicly available a comprehensive inventory of ingredients used by members in the formulation of home use consumer cleaning products sold in the United States. ACI released this Ingredient Inventory in September 2012. The next step in the project was to identify publicly available human health hazard data relevant to each ingredient in the Inventory.
How was hazard data for each cleaning product ingredient identified?
Hazard data for each cleaning product ingredient in the Inventory were identified to create a database that contains links to publicly accessible data. Chemical hazard data for each unique ingredient was found through a number of online sources and databases. The primary data sources searched included Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Registration dossiers, U. S. EPA’s High Production Volume Information System (HPVIS), Human and Environmental Risk Assessment (HERA) reports, the Results of Categorization of the Canadian Domestic Substances List, and Japan’s Chemicals Collaborative Knowledge (J-CHECK) database. For more detail regarding our hazard data identification methodology, please see the ACI Identification of Hazard Datasets Methodology Document.
How can I learn more about the ACI Identification of Hazard Datasets?
This effort supports the long term goal of the CPISI project to conduct exposure assessments and screening-level risk assessments to describe the safe use of every ingredient used in consumer cleaning products manufactured by ACI members. For more information regarding the ACI Identification of Hazard Datasets, please see the ACI Identification of Hazard Datasets Methodology Document or you may contact ACI by completing the Contact Us form.
Hazard Data for the Ingredients in ACI’s Ingredient Inventory
The table below lists all the ingredients identified in the Ingredient Inventory. Clicking on each ingredient name will lead to a new page that provides an explanation of the available hazard data for that ingredient. On that page, further links are provided that direct to the specific source/database where hazard data for that ingredient can be found. The table can be searched by entering either the ingredient CAS number or name or partial name into the search box below.