EXPERT INFORMATION ABOUT
CLEANING AND HYGIENE
AT HOME AND IN THE
WORKPLACE

Myth Busters

Did you know the facts behind this common myth?

Myth: Children living in cleaner homes are more prone to allergies

Fact: There is no evidence of a link between living in super-clean homes and increased allergies such as hay fever, eczema or asthma; nor does being too clean lead to immune-related diseases such as diabetes.

Supporters of...

UKCPI provides expert and balanced information about cleaning and hygiene in the home and in the workplace.

Cleaning products are used every day, in every place, to deliver benefits to health and wellbeing.

The UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) is the leading association representing UK producers of washing powders and liquids, fabric conditioners, bar soaps, hand and machine dish wash, household disinfectants, air care and polishes and specialist cleaners for use in kitchens and bathrooms.

We also represent the interests of the institutional and industrial (I&I) cleaning sector whose cleaning and hygiene products are used in hospitals, schools, care homes and catering environments.

We work in partnership with policy makers, the public and the media, to inform public discussions about cleanliness, hygiene and sustainable cleaning.

Expertise Information Advice

Cleaning products are used every day in every place to deliver benefits to health and wellbeing.

Contact the UKCPI on ukcpi@ukcpi.org or call 01829 770055.