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

Myth Busters

Did you know the facts behind this common myth?

Myth: Sprays, aerosols and perfumed products release chemicals into the air that can harm your health

Fact: You would normally get greater exposure to d-limonene (an ingredient found in citrus fragranced products) when peeling an orange, than from normal use of household cleaners containing this ingredient.

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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.

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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.