- Potent, botanical disinfectant wipes that clean, disinfect, and kills 99.99% of viruses, household germs, and bacteria such as Influenza A virus, H1N1, Rhinovirus type 37, Methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA), Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella enterica, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Active ingredient is Thymol (a component of Thyme Oil)
- Cleans and disinfects in one easy step
- Leaves a fresh herbal scent
- Targets unpleasant odors
- Helps target cold and flu viruses
- No rinsing or wiping required
- Convenient wipes for daily touch ups and tough cleaning jobs
- Leaves wiped surface with a lemongrass citrus scent
- For countertops, food preparation surfaces, floors, appliances, garbage cans, changing tables, highchairs, cribs, children's toys, toilet seats, door knobs, desks, and pet habitats
Ingredients Concern: None discovered
Cons: Cannot be flushed, Are not biodegradable
Seventh Generation is a mission based company which wants to be a good force in the world. They even formed a Social Mission Board which meets with the purpose of reducing their carbon footprint. They claim that their purchase from Unilever has not changed their commitment to making products with zero waste packaging, 100% reused, recycled or biodegradeable. Their admirable goal is also to be run 100% by renewable energy. As for the quality of their products, they promise to use research, science, and passion to make products that work great. They use plant based ingredients in their products to get cleaning done in the right way.
Thymol is the main monoterpene phenol that is found in the essential oils of various plants belonging to the Lamiaceae family, including the Thymus plant and it is frequently added to household products . According to research, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is a safe cleaning agent that is frequently added to household cleaning products .
All-purpose cleaner (Home/Car/Office) [1-2]
Thymol has antiseptic, antibacterial, and antifungal properties , all of which make it beneficial at cleaning and disinfecting different surfaces.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is an anionic surfactant that is also known as sodium laurilsulfate or sodium dodecyl sulfate. It is commonly used as an emulsifying cleaning agent in spray cleaners, laundry detergents, and dishwasher detergents . In addition, SLS is nonvolatile and water-soluble .
Key Ingredients: Thymol 0.05%, Sodium lauryl sulfate
All Ingredients: Active ingredient: thymol (present as a component of thyme oil). Other ingredients: Aqua (water), sodium lauryl sulfate (palm kernel or coconut-derived cleaning agent), copper sulfate pentahydrate (bluestone) (mineral derived water mineralizer), citric acid and sodium citrate (cornstarch derived water softeners), essential oil fragrance‚Äö√Ñ‚Ä† (origanum vulgare (oregano) oil, cymbopogon nardus (citronella) oil, cymbopogon schoenanthus (lemongrass)) oil. Wipe substrate: polyester, rayon. ‚Äö√Ñ‚Ä†Citral is a component of these essential oils.
Use on hard, nonporous surfaces and follow directions for use on label. For heavily soiled or greasy areas, pre-cleaning is required.
To Open Package: Open the lid and pull corner of wipe from the center of the roll. Feed the wipe through the guide, pulling it through to next perforation. Tear off wipe at perforation and close lid to retain moisture.
To Clean: Wet the surface with the wipe & wipe clean. For stubborn stains, let stand for a few minutes.
1. Wet the surface with the wipe (spot test to check compatibility).
2. Leave visibly wet for 10 minutes. Allow to air-dry. No rinsing or wiping is required, even on food contact surfaces
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
1. Marchese A, Orhan IE, et al. Antibacterial and antifungal activities of thymol: A brief review of the literature. Food Chem. 2016;210:402-14.
2. Bondi CA, Marks JL, et al. Human and Environmental Toxicity of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS): Evidence for Safe Use in Household Cleaning Products. Environ Health Insights. 2015 Nov 17;9:27-32. doi: 10.4137/EHI.S31765. eCollection 2015.