The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)



ACI has a variety of free educational materials available for consumers, teachers, health educators, community leaders and students. All are available in English, but we do have a few in Spanish and Vietnamese. We have fact sheets, bookmarks, posters and booklets on a variety of topics including hand hygiene.

If you are interested in reproducing our materials, please send your request to and include your name, contact information and tell us how you will be using the materials.

Publication Catalog

You can download publications from ACI's website. View the Publication Catalog for a complete list and links. Check our site frequently for new and updated publications.

Feature Publications

Finger Tips Infographic
 PACKETSUP Activity Sheet
What'sNew Blog
Cold & Flu Prevention at Your Finger-Tips
Download and share with friends and family. 
You Can Help Prevent Accidents
Download and share this mini poster and activity sheet with parents and caregivers of young children.
Clean and Happy Nest Blog
Tips, tricks and expert advice, based on research and expert opinion.
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Hand Hygiene Publications

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. ACI has a large selection of activity sheets, posters and bookmarks to promote proper hand hygiene.

Browse Hand Hygiene Publications

In addition, ACI has a Healthy Schools, Healthy People award program designed to help encourage healthy handwashing habits in schools and communities.

Laundry Safety Publications

Click images below to download your digital copy, print and share our laundry room messages.

Poison Prevention Activity Sheet both
What you do matters

Asthma and Allergy Publications

Cleaning to Control Allergies & Asthma

Working with community groups in Atlanta, New York City and Seattle, ACI has published this 28-page booklet for inner city families. The booklet can be ordered and are also available online:
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Asthma all in the family

Cleaning to Control Allergies and Asthma: It's All in the Family

A reproducible fact sheet that offers puzzles, games and information relating to the benefits of cleaning to contain the triggers that lead to asthma and allergy suffering.


Asthma Fact Sheet

A reproducible fact sheet designed to support asthma education programs aimed at helping individuals and families remove indoor allergens and triggers in the home. For health professionals, community educators and general public.

Asthma Allergies FS 2010

Cleaning Fact Sheets

Click images below to download, copy and share these American Cleaning Institute Fact Sheets. Each includes advice from the experts about the ever-changing world of cleaning products. Also learn about safety and ingredient information, directions for use and disposal, frequently asked questions, and more!


FS Asthma

Dish Care

FS Dish Care

Hand Hygiene 

FS Hand Hygiene

Hard Surface

FS Hard Surface


FS Ingredients

Laundry Detergent

FS Laundry

Soil & Stain Remover

FS Soil Stain