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How EWG Scored the Cleaning Products Recommended by “Today”

Recently an episode of NBC’s “Today” show recommended eight cleaning products for “clean living” that it said were both effective and environmentally friendly. Given EWG’s longstanding work evaluating cleaning products based on the ingredient safety and disclosure in our Guide to Healthy Cleaning, we wanted to see if those choices really make the grade for a healthier lifestyle. The Guide to Healthy Cleaning, which rates more than 2,500 products, is an online database created to help consumers learn more about the ingredients used in household cleaning products and find options with less toxic ingredients. Products are scored on a scale of A to F, based on the hazards associated with their ingredients and how transparent the manufacturer is about those possible hazards. Read more....



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