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Household cleaning product manufacturers and their customers need to be sure that their products are safe.

UL’s household chemical testing and audit services assures manufacturers and consumers that the cleaning products have been tested and certified to be safe.

Backed by decades of experience in chemical specialty product testing, UL helps retailers, manufacturers and suppliers boosts consumers’ confidence in the quality, safety, performance and marketing claims of home cleaning supplies including:

  • All-purpose cleaners
  • Detergents
  • Disinfectants
  • Polishes
  • Scrubs
  • Waxes
  • Wipes

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Our cleaning product services include:

  • Ambient and accelerated shelf-life studies
  • Analytical, microbiological and physical testing
  • Performance claims testing
  • Competitive product evaluations
  • Environmental certifications
  • Label reviews
  • Product/package compatibility testing
  • Regional pH and water hardness levels testing
  • Regulatory consultation
  • Product emissions testing
  • Sensory evaluation and consumer studies
  • Protocol development

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