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Standards In Development

September 19, 2010

Pool And Spa Chemical Products

The stakeholder comment period on scope and direction of the proposed standard for Pool and Spa Chemical Products closed on October 7, 2009. Stakeholder feedback on the discussion document is being reviewed as EcoLogo works on the standard''s first draft.

Hand Sanitizers

The proposed draft for the Instant Hand Antiseptic Products standard was released for a 30-day stakeholder comment period. EcoLogo concluded accepting feedback on this draft on October 26, 2009.

Hard Surface Cleaners

The review process for the Hard Surface Cleaners standard is being supported by leaders in the development of environmental product and material standards at the University of Tennessee Center for Clean Products. The discussion document is currently under development and will be released for stakeholder comment in the near future. An advisory committee is being commissioned to assist with the review of this standard; EcoLogo is currently accepting statements of interest to participate. The new standard will increase harmonization between the EcoLogo standard and other programs, such as Green Seal Inc., U.S. EPA''s Design for the Environment (DfE), CleanGredients, GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) and other programs, including the program EcoLogo is co-developing with ISSA.