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The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) expressed disappointment in the signing of ill-advised New York legislation that could take some cleaning products off store shelves across the state.
We are delighted to announce that our team has moved to a our new location! 1401 H St. NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20005 Our phone numbers are the same. We look forward to hosting events in our new space.
If you’ve never used bleach and have questions about it, we’ve got you covered. Bleach is great for disinfecting surfaces, clothes, and linens. Other types of soaps and detergents are better for routine cleaning. Bleach is for when you want to sanitize, as well as get your clothes nice and bright.
What’s the number one product that is stocked in 83% of our homes? According to the survey, the answer is a toilet or bathroom cleaner (which makes sense since bathrooms are one of the most used rooms in the house). Learn more.
Updated Publication Showcases Risk Characterization Framework to Inform Development of New Enzyme Products Guidance Document Available for Free at Enzymes bring significant benefits to laundry and cleaning products, including improved cleaning efficiencies.
Cleaning Product Supply Chain’s Top Business Event Set for Jan. 27-Feb.
Dr. James Kim to Lead Technical, Regulatory Department Richard Sedlak, the American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) Executive Vice President of Technical & International Affairs, is retiring from ACI as of December 31, 2019 after more than 42 years at the association. 
Since so much science is involved in the formulation and evaluation of the cleaning products we use, the American Cleaning Institute wants to help children of all ages understand the difference between these sound scientific studies and “junk science,” in which unproven theories are presented as fact.
Q. When purchasing or using cleaning products from a store, do you look for information about ingredients in those products? If so, where?
In a nutshell, antibacterial disinfectants help kill germs on the surfaces in our homes. They’re pretty easy to recognize because their labels say they disinfect, kill bacteria or sanitize.