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American Cleaning Institute Partners with NIH’s National Eye Institute on Ocular Safety

The American Cleaning Institute launched a partnership with the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Eye Institute (NEI) as part of the Packets Up! campaign to help educate families on the simple steps to prevent accidental eye exposures...
20-Aug-2020 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ACI Launches “Healthy Returns”: New Toolkit Contains Important Cleaning, Hygiene Reminders for Reopened Businesses and Offices

As communities across the nation begin the reopening process stemming from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced the roll-out of Healthy Returns, a free online toolkit for small businesses and offices...
7-Jul-2020 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research: Key Detergent Polymers Pose Low Risk to Surface Waters

Newly published research indicates that an important ingredient used in detergents and cleaning products pose a low ecological risk to waterways. The study, “Environmental risk assessment of polycarboxylate polymers used in cleaning products in...
17-Jun-2020 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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8 New Cleaning Ingredients Added to the EPA’s Safer Chemical Ingredients List

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Safer Choice program approved eight cleaning product ingredients submitted by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) for inclusion in its Safer Chemical Ingredients List (SCIL). The decision marks the first...
14-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ACI Launches Safe and Clean at Home Challenge

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) launched its new Safe and Clean at Home initiative, featuring daily cleaning challenges, tips and ideas to help all of us to clean smart while we’re spending so much more time around the house due to the...
10-Apr-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cleaning and COVID-19: Survey Shows 42% Not Disinfecting Properly

A new poll conducted for the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) finds that four in ten Americans are not properly allowing disinfectant sprays and wipes to kill the viruses and germs that can make us sick.
2-Apr-2020 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cleaning for Coronavirus: American Cleaning Institute Website Connects Consumers, Companies with Emerging Information

Knowing that hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting products are important tools in preventing the spread of infections, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) website now features a “Cleaning for Coronavirus” page with updated information for...
5-Mar-2020 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New ACI Guidance Provides Pathways for Stewardship of Enzyme-containing Consumer Products

Enzymes bring significant benefits to laundry and cleaning products, including improved cleaning efficiencies. An updated publication from the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) provides a framework for consumer product manufacturers to develop...
20-Nov-2019 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Manufacturers Help Infection Control Experts Make Sense of FDA Rules on Antiseptic Ingredients

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) will help infection control experts better understand the process and possible results from pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decisions on the safety and effectiveness of certain active ingredients...
14-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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Chemicals and Asthma: ACI Webinar Series to Explore the State of the Science

The first of an American Cleaning Institute-sponsored webinar series on “Advancing the Science on Chemical-Induced Asthma” kicks off February 25 to help provide researchers with greater insights on an often mischaracterized topic.
16-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST

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