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The Effect of Chloride ions from Bleach-based Cleaning Products  Of interest to cleaning directly and to the affect of cleaning operations, is the corrosion-initiating potential of chloride and other aggressive ions common in cleaning products. There are a number of aggressive cleaning products which are known...

Cleaning is often portrayed as a battle against dirt with "chemicals" as the weapon, and mops and cloths as tools to wage war. Of course, this is being somewhat melodramatic, but chemicals and equipment (mops and cloths) form a combined team in remarkably complex chemistry....

A study released by "The Healthy Workplace Project", sponsored by Kimberly-Clark, showed that the dirtiest place in an office is not the bathroom, but is in fact the office kitchen or break area. This study, led by a professor of microbiology at the University of...

Response to: 22nd March 2012, Survey reveals professionals "unclear about proper cleaning / disinfecting procedures", P&G Professional, the Cleanzine. P&G Professional’s recent survey ‘Cleaning & Disinfecting Clarity’ highlighted a common misunderstanding within the industry as to the most effective method to clean and disinfect a surface, it...

Sustainability and green cleaning are terms that are growing in importance in the wider world, coupled with demand from tighter environmental regulations and pressure from an informed public (and uninformed public), cleaning chemicals are evolving. The impact of certain cleaning chemical ingredients to the environment and to our own health has focused the attention of manufacturers to provide safer options. Some of these chemical ingredients include: Alkylphenol ethoxylates (now banned), phosphate builders in laundry detergents and even the green-solvent alternative, d-limonene (Citrus oil), which is known to be very toxic to fish and a powerful skin irritant.