List of cleaning products

This is a list of cleaning products and agents. Cleaning agents are substances (usually liquids, powders, sprays, or granules) used to remove dirt, including dust, stains, bad smells, and clutter on surfaces. Purposes of cleaning agents include health, beauty, removing offensive odor, and avoiding the spread of dirt and contaminants to oneself and others.

Cleaning products

Brands

Disinfectants

Disinfectants are antimicrobial agents that are applied to the surface of non-living objects to destroy microorganisms that are living on the objects.[1]

Laundry detergents

Laundry detergent, or washing powder, is a type of detergent (cleaning agent) that is added for cleaning laundry.

Soaps

In chemistry, a soap is a salt of a fatty acid.[2] Household uses for soaps include washing, bathing, and other types of housekeeping, where soaps act as surfactants, emulsifying oils to enable them to be carried away by water.

Soap brands

See also

References

  1. "Division of Oral Health – Infection Control Glossary". U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  2. IUPAC, Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book") (1997). Online corrected version:  (2006) "soap". doi:10.1351/goldbook.S05721
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