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Unsafe Carpet Cleaning Products

Carpet cleaners may contain toxic ingredients, some of which are not listed on labels because they are considered proprietary or trade secrets.

Unsafe Chemicals Found in Some Carpet Cleaners

  • Solvents Butoxyethanol and other glycol ethers,Tetrachloroethylene, Perchloroethylene
  • Acids and other corrosive chemicals Hydroxyacetic acid, Hydrofluoric acid, Nitrilotriacetic acid, Sodium hydroxide, Sodium carbonate
  • Mildewcides and Disinfectants Tributyl tin, Formaldehyde, Phenol
  • Other chemicals Butane, propane and isobutanes (aerosol propellants), Dibutyl phthalate, Nonylphenol ethoxylate (surfactant), Octylphenol ethoxylate (surfactant)

There is some speculation that there is a link between carpet cleaners and Kawasaki Disease, though there is limited evidence to support this. Long-term exposures may increase the risks for chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer, depending on the chemicals involved.

We use bio-safe carpet cleaning products. Have a look at some of our carpet cleaning projects.

 

 

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