Clorox Green Works Household Cleaner, Method, Seventh Generation – ultra Concentrated Laundry Detergent
Posted by Norman Fong, October 8th, 2012
Clorox has made a big splash with the Green Works like of green cleaning products. They are the green categories’ sales leader.
How green is the their Natural All-Purpose Cleaner? They claim 99% all natural ingredients. MSDS sheet shows only hazardous ingredients as Alkyl polyglucoside (lowers water surface tension, enabling chemicals to spread and penetrate easily) and Ethyl alcohol. Clorox has said their alkyl polyglucoside comes from coconut oil.
According to Treehugger – “Preservative (Kathon) and colorant (Milliken Liquitint Blue HP dye and Bright Yellow dye X); — make up the circa 1% of the non-”natural” petroleum-derived portion of the cleaners (though Clorox says Kathon will biodegrade within 28 days.”