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CRI Seal of Approval expands

September 12, 2011

DALTON, GA — The Carpet and Rug Institute''s (CRI) Seal of Approval (SOA) testing and certification program for carpet cleaning products and equipment has grown, according to a press release.

With the addition of multiple products in the solutions and vacuums categories; there are currently 331 solutions, 286 vacuums, 93 extractors and 88 systems in the SOA program, for a total of 798, the release stated.

The following have earned SOA in Solutions:

AmSan/Interline Brands of Pompano Beach, Florida, earned SOA approval for its Certified Carpet Prespray and Extraction Cleaner
Chemspec of Baltimore, added two products: One Clean Green Carpet Prespray and Chemspec Pet Stain and Odor Remover

The following vacuums have earned SOA:

• The CleanMax Cadet Quick Draw CMC-QD and the CleanMax Cadet No Tools CMC-1N
• CK-14/1 PRO commercial upright at the Gold level and, at the Bronze level, the PV6 PacVac and Tornado PV10 PacVac backpack models
PowrFlite Piranha Back Pack (67216) and PowrFlite JanPro JP600BP backpack

For a complete listing, click here.

Click here to read the complete release.