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The Commercial Cleaning Industry Votes Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Cleaners as the Cleaning Agent of the Year


OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clorox Professional Products Company is proud to announce that Clorox Commercial Solutions® Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Cleaners won the 2012 ISSA Innovation Award for Best Cleaning Agent.  ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, recently recognized Clorox during the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America trade show in Chicago.

For the past three months, cleaning-industry distributors, wholesalers, building service contractors and in-house service professionals voted from a pool of 51 entries in five categories: cleaning agents, disposables, equipment, services and technology, and supplies.

"Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Cleaners are a revolutionary new line of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered products that harness the unique power of hydrogen peroxide to eliminate bacteria and viruses that are of highest concern to commercial facilities in as fast as 30 seconds," said Lynda Lurie, marketing manager, Clorox Professional Products Company.  "It's an honor to be recognized by ISSA and the cleaning industry, as this award reinforces our commitment to drive step-change product innovation to further meet the needs of the commercial cleaning market."

Introduced in March 2012, Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Cleaners contain plant-based surfactants, no harsh fumes, no volatile organic compounds, no added fragrances or dyes, and harness the unique power of hydrogen peroxide to kill more problematic germs than the leading competitive products.[1]

A Versatile Cleaner and Disinfectant

The patented hydrogen peroxide technology disinfects germ prone areas and is ideal for use in K-12 schools, colleges and universities, athletic facilities, health clubs and other highly-frequented areas in facilities.  The products are ready-to-use, one-step disinfectants that can be used facility-wide on a variety of high-touch surfaces such as handles, desktops and faucets.[2] 

Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Cleaners are available in a 110 ct. wipes canister for everyday use, a 800 ct. wipes bucket, ideal for facilities with a high volume of disinfecting tasks, a 32 oz. trigger spray and a 128 oz. economical refill. 

To view the complete list of the 2012 ISSA Innovation Award winners, visit

About Clorox Professional Products Company
Clorox Professional Products Company, a division of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX), offers a full line of established brands designed for the commercial industry.  Our professional products include the industry's most recognized brand names, including, Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes, Clorox® Germicidal Bleach, Clorox® Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Cleaners, Clorox®  Professional Cleaners & Degreasers Green Works® Naturally Derived ready-to-use and concentrated cleaners, Formula 409® sprays and Pine-Sol® cleaners.  Whether it be hospitals, offices, restaurants, schools, health clubs, hotels or any other commercial setting, Clorox Professional Products Company is committed to not only understanding the ever-changing demands of the professional cleaning environment, but to developing product solutions to help our customers excel in their businesses. For more information, visit

[1] Based on disinfecting claims and contact times listed on product master label (as of Aug. 2012). See product label for specific pathogen kill claims registered with the EPA.

[2] Use as directed on hard, nonporous surfaces.

SOURCE Clorox Professional Products Company

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