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Formula 409 409 Multi-Surface Cleaner, Original


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CATEGORY

General Purpose Cleaner

BRAND

Formula 409

DATA LAST UPDATED

March 14, 2016

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

Health Concerns

  • SOME
    Asthma / Respitory
  • No Data
    Skin Allergies & Irritation
  • LOW
    Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Cancer
  • SOME
    Environment

Ingredient scores

Ingredient Disclosure: good

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredients from the label

Alkyl (C12 40%, C14 50%, C16 10%), dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride


Directions from Packaging

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.; To Operate: Spray 6 to 8 inches from surface. General Cleaning: Spray product straight onto soils and wipe clean with a dry paper towel or lint-free cloth. Repeat for heavily soiled areas. Refill only with this product. To spray every drop: Tilt bottle at a downward angle while spraying. To Refill: Turn trigger on spray bottle counterclockwise and pull upwards to remove. After refilling spray bottle, replace trigger by aligning tube on trigger with tube inside bottle and push down until it clicks into place. TO DISINFECT: Spray until thoroughly wet. Let stand 10 minutes. Then wipe. For heavily soiled areas, a precleaning is required. All surfaces that come in contact with food must be rinsed with potable water. Do not use on glasses, dishes, or utensils. TO SANITIZE NON-FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES AND DEODORIZE: Spray until thoroughly wet. Let stand 30 seconds, then wipe. For heavily soiled areas, a precleaning is required. FOR USE ON HARD, NON POROUS SURFACES. Not recommended for use on soft vinyl, varnishes or aluminum. For painted surfaces, test small area first. For surfaces that may come in contact with food, a potable water rinse is required.; Store out of reach of children or persons unfamiliar with its use. Do not reuse or refill except as described in the directions for use. Offer for recycling, if available, or place in trash.


Warnings

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENTS: Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals.; CAUTION: CAUSES MODERATE EYE IRRITATION. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Avoid contact with foods. FIRST AID: IF IN EYES: Hold an eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15 to 20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.

This product is not certified as a green cleaner.

EPA registered pesticide product

Pesticide products registered for use in the United States

Web: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/label/labelque.htm

Unknown:

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.



Understanding scores

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HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Healthy Cleaning ingredient hazard score, from A to F, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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