The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

Research Studies

Year Title Chemical Class Subject
2021

Biodegradability of Polyvinyl Alcohol Based Film Used for Liquid Detergent Capsules

Polymers General
2021

Down-the-Drain Exposure Assessments in Canada and Mexico with iSTREEM

Author : Raghu Vamshi1, Brenna Kent, Kathleen McDonough2, Susan A. Csiszar, Ryan Heisler, Kathleen Stanton

Cleaning Products Exposure assessment
2021

Adsorption of Polyquaternium-10 Polymers by Activated Sludge Mixed Liquor Solids

Author : K. Stanton, A. Ponizovsky, R. Heisler and E. Schaefer

Polymers Methods
2020

Environmental risk assessment of polycarboxylate polymers used in cleaning products in the United States

Author : Paul C. DeLeo, Heather Summers, Kathleen Stanton and Monica W.Lam

Polymers General
2019

Guidance for the Risk Assessment of Enzyme-Containing Consumer Products

Enzymes Properties
2019

Environmental Stewardship Program for Polymers Used in Cleaning Products

Author : K. Stanton, M.W. Lam, A. Carrao

Polymers General
2019

Environmental Stewardship Program for Polymers Used in Cleaning Products - Polycarboxylate Polymers

Polymers General
2019

Benzalkonium Chloride Risks to Aquatic and Benthic Invertebrates Are Uncertain, Depending on Bioavailability. Exposures via biosolids are not a concern.

Author : Kyle Fetters, Phyllis Fuchsman, Michael Bock, Alison O’Connor, Lauren Brown, Igor Mrdjen, Miranda Henning, Monica Lam, Nathan Pechacek, Kathleen Stanton

Antimicrobials General
2019

Benzethonium chloride is predicted to pose no ecological risk in surface water or soil. Sediment risks are uncertain.

Author : Phyllis Fuchsman, Kyle Fetters, Michael Bock, Alison O’Connor, Lauren Brown, Igor Mrdjen, Miranda Henning, Monica Lam, Nathan Pechacek, Kathleen Stanton

Antimicrobials Risk Assessment
2019

High-Resolution Global Mean-Annual Surface Runoff And River Flow Datasets For Use In Risk Assessments

Author : Raghu Vamshi, Kathleen McDonough, Kathy Stanton, Amy Ritter

Cleaning Products Risk Assessment