The following links are to documents that can aid in evaluating the hazards of janitorials products.
- Cleaning Product Risk Evaluation – Ingredient Data
Information on risks associated with nearly 100 ingredients commonly found in janitorial products.
- Finding Chemical Data
Pages you can visit to find information about ingredients found in janitorial products.
- High Risk Products
Use this checklist to see if you are using common high-risk products.
- Product Risk Evaluation Form
A simple form you can use to note what you find out about a product as you read its MSDS and other literature.
- Product Test Evaluation Form
Use this form to get feedback on new products that your janitors are trying out.
- Risk Evaluation Criteria
Screening criteria you can use to evaluate risks to human health and the environment.
- Site Survey Form
Questions you can ask to find out what janitorial products a site uses, and how aware people are of the risks involved.
Permission is granted to freely copy, distribute, and use these materials provided that JP4 and the authors are credited.
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Janitorial Products Pollution Prevention Project – Sponsored by US EPA, State of California, Santa Clara County, the City of Richmond, and the Local Government Commission. Written by Thomas Barron, Carol Berg, and Linda Bookman.