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Ethylene Oxide - A Critical Building Block for the Cleaning Industry 

Ethylene oxide-based surfactants are the workhorse of the cleaning industry. EObased surfactants are key ingredients in many cleaners used in hospitals, cafeterias, hotels, restaurants, and transportation cleaning. Ethylene oxide derivatives include alcohol ethoxylates, alcohol ether sulfates, and polyethylene glycols. Cleaning products include all-purpose cleaners, glass/window care cleaners, laundry detergents, hard surface cleaners, dishwashing detergents, degreasers, floor polishes, and stain removers.

American Chemistry Council

The American Chemistry Council’s mission is to advocate for the people, policy, and products of chemistry that make the United States the global leader in innovation and manufacturing. To achieve this, we: Champion science-based policy solutions across all levels of government; Drive continuous performance improvement to protect employees and communities through Responsible Care®; Foster the development of sustainability practices throughout ACC member companies; and Communicate authentically with communities about challenges and solutions for a safer, healthier and more sustainable way of life. Our vision is a world made better by chemistry, where people live happier, healthier, and more prosperous lives, safely and sustainably—for generations to come.

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