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Ingredient labels contain a lot of information. They have a list of ingredients, but they also need room for directions and important safety messages. Smart consumers can get additional information from company websites to find out more about those ingredients, including where they are sourced and the role they play in making that product effective. Learn more about the formulations in your favorite soaps and home cleaning products with these resources from the companies that make them.

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Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. makes cleaning products like Arm & Hammer, OxiClean, Xtra and Kaboom.

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The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company has a century-long legacy in health and wellness, starting with its namesake bleach and evolving to include other products such as Clorox® cleaning and disinfecting products, Pine-Sol® cleaners, and Liquid-Plumr® clog removers. It also manufactures and markets products and technologies for professional customers sold under the CloroxPro and Clorox Healthcare® brand names. Through its diverse portfolio of brands, Clorox champions people to be well and thrive every single day.

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Colgate-Palmolive Company

Colgate-Palmolive Company makes toothpaste as well as soaps and detergents, like Palmolive® dish soap and Irish Spring®.

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Started in the 1980s to make detergent to clean sweaters, Cot’n Wash Inc. is now primarily known for its liquid laundry packets, called Dropps.

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GOJO Industries, Inc.

GOJO Industries, Inc. is the maker of Purell® hand sanitizer and disinfecting products.

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In North America Henkel operates across three business units: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. Its portfolio of well-known consumer and industrial brands include popular Laundry & Home Care products, Persil®, Purex®, and all® laundry detergents, and Snuggle® fabric softeners.

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Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble makes many cleaning products for laundry, dishes and surfaces, including Tide, Gain, Downy, Dawn and Mr. Clean®.

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Reckitt’s brands fall into three categories: Hygiene, Health and Nutrition. Each is in a unique position to make a difference in the world. Together, they protect, heal and nurture individuals, families and communities, to live cleaner and healthier lives through these products and educational initiatives. The Lysol® family of products helps clean and disinfect homes and businesses, breaking the chain of transmission by killing germs on surfaces that could make people sick. Other well-known brands include Finish®, Airwick®,  Resolve® and Woolite®  whose purpose is to eliminate dirt and odors.

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SC Johnson

SC Johnson works to make life cleaner with products like Pledge®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Shout® and Windex®.

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Seventh Generation

Seventh Generation focuses on creating a more healthy, sustainable and equitable world with products for dish, laundry and personal care, as well as disinfecting cleaners.

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On any day, 2 billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.  Seven out of every ten households around the world contain at least one Unilever product, and include a range of world-leading, household-name brands such as Dove, Seventh Generation, Suave, Cif and Omo. Whatever the brand, wherever it is bought, Unilever is working to ensure that it plays a part in helping fulfill their purpose as a business – making sustainable living commonplace.

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