Benefits

  • Kitchen cleaner sprays and gels are handy for wiping clean food spills on countertops.

  • Used regularly, kitchen cleaners keep food preparation surfaces clean, preventing the spread of bacteria that can cause food poisoning.

  • There are two main types of kitchen cleaners: anti-bacterials and bleach-based products.

  • Anti-bacterials tackle mainly bacteria. Bleach-based products also kill virtually all types of viruses and moulds.

Safe use

  • Keep away from children.

    This icon was officially endorsed by the United Nations in mid 2019 and included in the GHS Sub-committee guidelines (Globally Harmonized System of classification and labelling of chemicals).

  • Keep away from eyes. If product gets into eyes rinse thoroughly with water.

Sustainable use

  • Always check the label first to make sure the product is suitable for the surface you want to use it on.

  • For specific surfaces or cleaning problems, there are specialist products that can help, including abrasive cleaners, and limescale removers.

  • Clean work surfaces after they have been in contact with raw meat, poultry or fish to avoid spreading potentially harmful bacteria.

  • You may want to use a cleaner with additional anti-microbial agents for this, for better protection.

  • If there is a sleeve on the detergent bottle, remove it when empty and recycle it separately.