Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

EPA releases major update to chemicals list

For the first time in 40 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an update of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory listing.
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Report examines chemical footprint of health care products

A report released by Clean Production Action assessed the chemical footprint of more than 250 products commonly found in hospital pediatric patient rooms.
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Demand for UV disinfection equipment to multiply

Global demand for ultraviolet disinfection equipment is expected to rise as users seek to improve water quality and reduce chemical use.
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Canada to phase out boric acid products

Pesticide products that contain boric acid will have their registrations cancelled and be phased out of the Canadian marketplace.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Planning green cleaning programs in schools

Educational facilities are embracing green cleaning programs, where such use is pertinent because children are more vulnerable to environmental exposures.
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Best practices for wearing cleaning gloves

Wearing gloves may safeguard skin from chemicals and other hazardous substances, but they don’t necessarily offer complete protection.