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Green Seal awards first specialty cleaner certification

October 3, 2012

WASHINGTON — Green Seal has announced that the PortionPac Corporation has two products to achieve certification as the first Green Seal-certified specialty cleaning products on the market, according to a press release.

green sealMeeting the GS-53 standard (Specialty Cleaning Products for Industrial and Institutional Use) means that these products meet strict environmental criteria and perform as well as or better than others in their class, the release stated.

"We applaud PortionPac for developing new products that meet the stringent requirements of the GS-53 standard," said Arthur Weissman, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Green Seal.

The Greening Of Specialty Cleaners

"PortionPac's continued leadership in sustainability is an inspiration for the entire industry," Weissman added.

According to the release, GS-53 criteria cover health and environmental impacts, functional performance, the manufacturing process, packaging materials, labeling and training.

"We have pursued Green Seal certification for our products because it improves the chemistry of our products as well as the environmental impact of our business. Our customers consider it the gold standard among certifications in the marketplace," said PortionPac President Burt Klein.

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