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Greener School Cleaning Supplies

Research Links Air Quality to Cleaning Supplies

November 3, 2009

Greener School Cleaning Supplies: School Cleaner Test Results

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Marauder Environmental General Purpose Cleaner

The certified green Marauder Environmental General Purpose Cleaner emitted just 8 air contaminants. See below for detailed results of EWG's air pollution test of this school cleaning supply.

Made by: Buckeye International, Inc.

Green Certification: Green Seal


Product Type: general purpose cleaner

Product Form: concentrated liquid

Product pH: 3.5 ± 0.2


MARAUDER is a general purpose cleaner for use on hard surfaces such as floors, walls, restroom fixtures and other surfaces where water may be safely used. Apply with a cloth, sponge, trigger spray bottle, or mop. Light Cleaning: Use 1-2 fl. oz./gallon cold water (8-16 ml/l), (1:64 - 1:128). Heavy Cleaning: Use 12 fl. oz./gallon cold water. (100 ml/l), (1:10). DISPOSAL: Used product should be disposed in a sanitary sewer. Spills should be picked up, the area rinsed with clear water and disposed of in a sanitary sewer. Please rinse and recycle this container where facilities exist.


Disclosed on the bottle label: CONTAINS: Water, Hydrogen Peroxide Solution CAS# Blend, Linear primary alcohol ethoxylate CAS# 34398-01-1, and Sodium xylene sulfonate CAS# 1300-72-7.


Green Seal Certified. This produce meets Green Seal's environmental standard for industrial and institutional cleaners based on its reduced human and aquatic toxicity and reduced smog production potential. Classified UL. Floor coating and finishing material as to slip resistance only


CAUTION: WILL CAUSE MODERATE IRRITATION TO EYES AND SLIGHT SKIN IRRITATION. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wear safety glasses and water or chemical resistant gloves and footwear. FIRST AID: For eyes: Flush with cool water for 15 minutes. See physician. For skin: Flush with water for 15 minutes. If irritation occurs and persists, see physician. For ingestion: Give two large glasses of water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Call physician. For medical emergencies only, call 800-303-0441. Outside North America call 651-632-8956. SEE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. FOR INDUSTRIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL USE ONLY. NOTE: PRODUCT IS WHMIS CLASS D.2.B.

8Air Contaminants Detected
5Ingredients disclosed by manufacturer

Concerns of the chemicals detected

Key health concerns highlighted by major agencies (Study Methodology)
0Chemicals cause asthma
0Chemicals on California's Prop 65 List for cancer and reproductive toxicity
0Chemicals linked to cancer
0Chemicals linked to reproductive toxicity
0Chemicals that disrupt hormones
0 Chemicals toxic to the brain and nervous system
No Corrosive concentrate or dangerous pH  

The chemicals detected

Laboratory Data Qualifiers

# Indicates AQS database match with a probability greater than 99%.
*** Indicates NIST/EPA/NIH best library match only based on retention time and mass spectral characteristics with a probability greater than 90%.
** Indicates NIST/EPA/NIH best library match only based on retention time and mass spectral characteristics with a probability greater than 85%.

Disclaimer: The conclusions and findings that appear on this page reflect EWG’s research at the time of publication stated above. In light of evolving market conditions, subsequent product reformulations, and other factors, they may no longer be current. EWG makes no representations or warranties about any of the products that may appear on this page. EWG hereby disclaims all warranties with regard to any of the products that may appear on this page, including express, statutory, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use.

Waxie informed EWG on Jan. 7, 2013, that the Waxie-Green Floor Finish has been discontinued. EWG has not reviewed for the purposes of this report the company's new formulation, Waxie-Green Hi-Solids Floor Finish.