Recently, the scientific community has raised concerns over the use of QACs. Prior to the global pandemic, these chemicals were used more sparingly in industrial settings. In recent years, QACs are now used universally throughout public spaces such as schools and even homes.
It has become increasingly clear that many cleaning products are sources of exposure to dangerous chemicals. New research into the ingredients of common consumer products has shown that many contain many harmful chemicals.
A study published by the Journal of the International Ozone Association has found that Aqueous Ozone is easy on human hands. Many people experience skin irritation caused by chemical-laden cleaning products. Aqueous ozone has been promoted as an alternative to harsh soaps and cleaning chemicals.
On October 25, Clorox recalled many of their scented multi-surface Pine-Sol ® cleaners over concerns that bottles might contain Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a harmful bacterium that causes infections of the blood and lungs.