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Cleaning for Health FAQs

Here you can find the answers to the most common frequently asked questions people have about cleaning for health

Are cleaning products and ingredients harmful to health?

Do anti-bacterial and disinfectant products promote the spread of superbugs?

Do anti-bacterial products really work?

Do cleaning products & air fresheners release harmful chemicals?

Does being clean weaken our immunity so we become more prone to infection?

Don’t anti-bacterial products and disinfectants contain biocides that can harm people and the environment?

Myth Busters

Did you know the facts behind this common myth?

Myth: Traditional or ‘natural’ products are a good alternative to cleaning with chemicals

Fact: Even vinegar is just a collection of chemical substances diluted in water. It is these chemical components, like the acetic acid in vinegar, the sodium bicarbonate in baking soda and the citric acid in lemons that make them work. Modern cleaning products often combine the same things with other ingredients to make them work better.

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