Newswise — Washington, D.C. – February 23, 2023 – The latest research examining proper test methods to measure levels of the manufacturing by-product 1,4-dioxane in consumer products will be highlighted in a free webinar hosted by the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) and the American Cleaning Institute (ACI).

“Handle with Care: Methods for Measuring 1,4-dioxane Concentration in Cleaning Products,” is a free, one-hour webinar that takes place March 6, 2023 at 2 p.m. Central Time.

The event features Kathleen Stanton, ACI Associate Vice President of Technical & International Affairs and fellow co-authors of the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents paper, “Precise Measurement of 1,4-Dioxane Concentration in Cleaning Products: A Review of the Current State-of-the-Art”. The presentation will outline the group’s research on methodologies used to quantify 1,4-dioxane in various matrices including commercially available products.

The panelists will discuss the best conditions to measure 1,4-dioxane in trace amounts to meet the concentration limits set by new legislation. They will also highlight the advantages and disadvantages of methodologies and their recommendations for the most effective methods to use.

All registrants will have access to the webinar recording, and attendees of the live broadcast will receive a certificate of attendance.

Those interested can register here.


The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and 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 chemical distributors.  ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.


Journal Link: Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, November 2022