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Safer Choice

Safer Choice Criteria for Chelating and Sequestering Agents

These Safer Choice Criteria were developed to identify safer chelating and sequestering agents, which have preferred human and environmental health profiles. Safer Choice developed the Criteria with a group of stakeholders that included chelating agent manufacturers, cleaning product formulators, environmental non-governmental organizations, certification groups, industry associations, and others. Chelating and sequestering agents that pass these Criteria can be included in cleaning products eligible for recognition under the Safer Choice program.

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