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Woman Doing LaundryCleaning products play an essential role in our daily lives. By safely and effectively removing soils, germs and other contaminants, they help us to stay healthy, care for our homes and possessions, and make our surroundings more pleasant.

Laundry Safety

Organizing your laundry room not only keeps it looking clean, but it is one quick and easy way to keep your family safe. Click here to learn about steps you can take to make your laundry room a clean, safe environment for your entire family.

Prevent Accidents in Your Home

Did you know that keeping laundry products out of the reach of children and pets can prevent accidents? The American Cleaning Institute works toward better living and keeping people safe in their homes. And laundry safety is a key step to prevent accidents in your home.

Learn About Cleaning at Home, Work and School

Your home is your castle. We can help you make it sparkle! See the latest survey and poll results about cleaning practices and review tips and solve your cleaning problem for clean surfaces, dishes, laundry and hands.

Keeping clean and healthy when you are not at home is also important. Students and custodians share tips on staying clean at school. A clean place to work means less days missed.

Check out ACI's Clean and Happy Nest Blog

Clean and Happy Nest shares tips, tricks and expert advice with the public in mind – especially families with young children – with hopes that our ideas and information lead to cleaner, happier, and better lives. Our blog posts are based on research and expert opinion and designed to inspire people to take on cleaning projects – no matter how small – to enhance happiness and life satisfaction. You’ll find tips on cleaning the smallest nooks and crannies of your home, to today’s laundry practices and products, to ideas for keeping kids safe as they grow up. By subscribing, you will receive our monthly recaps.

Kids Corner

The origins of personal cleanliness date back to prehistoric times. Since water is essential for life, the earliest people lived near water and knew something about its cleansing properties - at least that it rinsed mud off their hands. And clean hands keep you from sharing germs. Learn more about the history and science of soaps and detergents, the art and science of bubbles, and how to keep your world clean.

Safe & Healthy

Learn how cleaning can help you control allergies and asthma and prevent a cold or the flu. Also, learn how you can help prevent poisoning and keep the environment safe.


Laundry Packets Are for Cleaning Clothes,
Not Playing

Laundry packets are convenient to use, but like all household cleaning products, they must be used properly and stored safely.

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Download our Safety Poster: Laundry Packets Are for Cleaning Clothes, Not Playing


Go to to order a free cling and put it on your cabinet as a reminder to store products safely in your home.

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