Household Cleaning Products

Environmental Working Group–EWG Guide to Healthy Cleaning

Online guide with information about toxicity of over 2,500 household cleaners.  Search by product name or category.

Women’s Voices for the Earth–Safe Cleaning Fact Sheets

Information about chemicals of concern in household and institutional cleaning products.  Suggestion for safer alternatives.  Fact sheets in English and Spanish.

Women’s Voices for the Earth–Safe Cleaning Reports

For a deeper dive, and to understand the link between cleaning products and toxic chemicals, check out WVE’s reports on cleaners.

Environmental Protection Agency Safer Choice Label

The federal Environmental Protection Agency certifies certain cleaners as meeting EPA standards for safety. These products exclude certain ingredients.  Searchable database for Safer Choice products, which include institutional as well as household products.  Can search in Spanish.  Can search specifically for fragrance-free products.

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