Environmental health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), is raising concerns about the use of antibacterial chemicals commonly found in disinfecting products like wipes, sprays, and all-purpose cleaners. Registered as pesticides with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ammonium quaternary compounds — or “quats” — are linked to adverse health effects including asthma, dermatitis, reproductive harm, and the spread of antimicrobial resistance bacteria, often referred to as “super-bugs”. As a major manufacturer of disinfecting products, WVE is calling on The Clorox Company to be a leader in product safety and eliminate quats from their products.
Meliora Cleaning Products announces their commitment to adopting our Health First Roadmap and to making their ingredient screening process even better. Learn more and follow their journey!
Last December, we released the Health First Roadmap and we have already started to see notable shifts in the cleaning products industry in how they are talking about and addressing chemical screening and product safety.
Cleaning product companies each have their own version of what “safe” or what “toxic” means. This inconsistency and confusion is hurting both companies, and most importantly, our health. Enter, The Health First Roadmap...