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ACI Refutes Cleaning Product Safety Report

March 8, 2012 — The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) issued a statement refuting a recent report in Environmental Health Perspective regarding the safety of ingredients used in cleaning products.

According to the ACI, the study raised unfounded safety concerns over cleaning products as the researchers did not accurately demonstrate that proper use of the products caused health and safety problems. ACI also rebutted criticisms about the alleged lack of available information about cleaning product ingredients, citing enhanced industry efforts to communicate with consumers about ingredients.

To read the full statement from ACI, click here.

About ACI
ACI, formerly The Soap and Detergent Association, represents the U.S. cleaning products market. ACI members include the formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial, and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and oleochemical producers. For more information, visit

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