Some cleaners you might use for your business or home can be hazardous if not administered correctly. Many companies use cleaners that do the job but leave behind toxic chemicals and dangerous side effects for those who contact the areas. Toxic chemicals not only your employees but also your customers. At Integrity Janitorial Cleaning Services, Inc., we are aware of toxic cleaners and do our best to use the greenest cleaners available that do the job. Here are some potentially harmful chemicals in commercial cleaners commonly used by commercial cleaning services.  

Harmful Chemicals 

  1. Fragrances are in most cleaning products and can hurt people’s eyes, lungs, and skin. It affects those cleaning the area, but other people around the site, such as other employees and customers.
  2. Sodium Acid Sulfate is a chemical that can hurt the eyes, lungs, and even skin if you come into contact with it.
  3. Disinfectants can have bleach and alcohol that may severely burn your eyes, skin, and lungs if inhaled. Ensuring you are wearing proper protective equipment is a must if you plan to use these types of cleaners on your own. 
  4. Butyl glycol is a cleaning agent used to degrease surfaces but can cause severe if not deadly reactions if ingested. It can damage the lungs, eyes, and central nervous system, which can cause irrevocable damage in some instances.
  5. Ammonia-based cleaners can be fatal if ingested and can cause lung irritation. It is efficient in cleaning; however, when you weigh the benefits of cleaning potential with the health cost, it is not worth the risk.

All these chemicals in cleaners are efficient at cleaning, but when you weigh the cost of public health, you have to consider all the potential risks. At Integrity Janitorial Cleaning Services, Inc., we understand the benefits of using green-friendly products to ensure that your business is clean and your customers and staff are safe.

 Integrity Janitorial Cleaning Services, Inc. offers premium green eco-friendly commercial cleaning services to reduce harmful chemicals in your environment. With over 25 years of experience, we have helped businesses nationwide and throughout metro Atlanta. We provide cleaning services for office buildings, gyms, medical facilities, floor care, and more. Give us a call or visit our website to get a free quote.