The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

Research Studies

Year Title Chemical Class Subject
2012

The fate of high volume personal care product chemicals (fatty alcohols) in riverine environments: the effect of treatment type and Eco-region

Author : Steven Mudge and Paul DeLeo

Surfactants Fate
2012

Environmental Release, Environmental Concentrations, and Ecological Risk of N,N-Diethyl-m-Toluamide (DEET)

Author : Dallas Aronson, John Weeks, Bill Meylan, Patrick D Guiney, Philip H Howard

General Exposure assessment
2012

The toxicology and immunology of detergent enzymes

Author : David Basketter, Ninna Berg, Francis H. Kruszewski, Katherine Sarlo, and Beth Concoby

Enzymes Toxicity
2012

Relevance of sensitization to occupational allergy and asthma in the detergent industry

Author : David Basketter, Ninna Berg, Francis H. Kruszewski, Katherine Sarlo, and Beth Concoby

Enzymes Risk Management
2012

Quantifying the anthropogenic fraction of fatty alcohols in a terrestrial environment

Author : Stephen M. Mudge, Paul C. DeLeo, Scott D. Dyer

Surfactants Risk Assessment
2012

Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment: What are the Big Questions?

Author : Boxall, A.B.A., et al.

Cleaning Products Fate
2012

Collection and Dissemination of Exposure Data throughout the Chemical Value Chain - A Case Study from a Global Consumer Product Industry

Author : Hans Sanderson, William Greggs, Christina Cowan-Ellsberry, Paul DeLeo & Richard Sedlak

Cleaning Products Risk Assessment
2012

An expert panel report of a proposed scientific model demonstrating the effectiveness of antibacterial handwash products.

Author : Boyce, J.M., DuPont, H.L., Massaro, J., Sack, D., Schaffner, D.W.

Antimicrobials Efficacy
2011

Investigation of Antibiotic and Antibacterial Susceptibility and Resistance in Staphylococcus from the Skin of Users and Non-users of Antibacterial Wash Products in Home Environments

Author : Cole E.C., Addison R.M., Dulaney P.D., Leese K.E., Madanat H.M., and Guffey A.M.

Antimicrobials Safety
2011

A Meta-Analysis of the Published Literature on the Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Soaps

Author : Montville, Rebecca and Schaffner, Donald W

Antimicrobials Efficacy