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Chemistry that meets U.S. EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) Safer Ingredient Criteria

CleanGredients is the definitive database of chemical ingredients whose formulations have been pre-approved by the U.S. EPA for use in DfE-labeled products.

design for the environment

Ingredients listed in CleanGredients have been verified by independent third-party experts to pass DfE’s stringent criteria, designed to safeguard human and environmental health.

About the DfE

CleanGredients serves multiple audiences to provide verified, trusted safer chemistry data

Ingredient Suppliers

  • Authoritative resource where ingredients are recognized by the formulator community as exemplary
  • Pre-approved status saves your customers time and money when pursuing the DfE label
  • The CleanGredients logo is a trustmark suppliers use to communicate the benefits of their products to their customers

Product Manufacturers

  • A trusted resource for identifying ingredients that have been pre-approved to meet DfE Safer Product Labeling Program criteria, strengthening brand awareness and credibility in the marketplace
  • Assures consistency and credibility through independent, third-party review and verification
  • Significantly reduces review time and costs and gets your products to market faster

General Public

  • A DfE labeled product guarantees that every chemical has been reviewed and verified by a third party expert to meet DfE’s stringent criteria to protect human and environmental health
  • The DfE label represents a community of manufacturers whose best practices result in products that are safer for humans and our environment




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