Industry offers free advice on safety, proper use
SUNDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- American consumers can get free tips on the safety and best use of household cleaners and disinfectants from the Soap and Detergent Association (SDA).
The Hard Surface Hygiene Fact Sheet outlines the safe, proper use of surface cleaning products and disinfectants. It describes surfaces where germs can linger and the types of products available for consumer and institutional use. It also provides brief summaries of common ingredients that make cleaning products effective and tips on safe and proper use, storage and disposal of products.
The fact sheet also includes a question-and-answer section and a list of Web sites where consumers can get more information.
"Our Hard Surface Hygiene Fact Sheet gives consumers, educators and public health professionals another information tool on products that help prevent the spread of germs that can make us sick," Nancy Bock, SDA's vice president of education, said in a prepared statement.
Here's where you can find the Hard Surface Hygiene Fact Sheet.
-- Robert Preidt
SOURCE: Soap and Detergent Association, news release, October 2007
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