Safe Assumption About EPA’S Safer Choice Labels

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Safer Choice labeling program “helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products that perform and contain ingredients that are safer for human health and the environment.” The EPA offers lists of Safer Choice-Certified Products for different industries including all-purpose cleaners, car care products, dish soaps, floor cleaners, laundry products, and tub and tile cleaners. The Safer Choice Standard includes criteria for chemical ingredients and requirements for performance, packaging, pH, and VOCs (i.e., volatile organic compounds. Manufacturers, importers, and distributors of…
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