The best way to reduce your family’s exposure to potentially harmful materials is to choose home and garden products that don’t contain toxic chemicals. When shopping for household products, it’s safer to read the label and choose the least hazardous products available.
Find products with these logos on the front or back.
Please note: EPA Safer Choice products are the safest in their class, even if it says CAUTION on the label.
Select products that do NOT have the words CAUTION, WARNING, DANGER or POISON.
Select products that have the words CAUTION or WARNING.
Avoid products with the words DANGER or POISON. They are most harmful for you and your family.
You can save money and a trip to the store by making cleaners with ingredients you already have at home. These recipes are safer than many conventional cleaning products, which often contain harsh, toxic chemicals.
Tub and sink cleaner
Note: Vinegar smell goes away once dry.
Toilet bowl cleaner
Note: Adjust recipe depending on liquid dish soap you use.
Window and mirror cleaner
Note: Do not apply to painted surfaces.
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