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Microbial Cleaning Products

Last Updated: 09/30/19 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirements

Cleaning agents that use microscopic organisms to treat or eliminate waste materials within drains, plumbing fixtures, sewage systems, or wastewater treatment systems. These products typically include organisms that digest protein, starch, fat, and cellulose.

Product Details
  • Federal agencies are required to purchase products as designated or specified under this program
Product Type

Procurement Info

Where to Buy

Drain Maintenance Products
  • No federal source identified
Wastewater Maintenance Products
  • No federal source identified
General Cleaners
  • No federal source identified
Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings
Additional Guidance

According to BioPreferred, microbial cleaning products have the following product types and can be described as:

  • Drain Maintenance Products - Microbial products used to treat or eliminate waste materials within drains and/or plumbing fixtures.
  • Wastewater Maintenance Products - Microbial products used to treat or eliminate waste materials within the sewage systems or wastewater treatment systems. These products should include but are not limited to products that digest protein, starch, fat and cellulose within wastewater.
  • General Cleaners - Multi-purpose cleaning agents using microbial organisms as the active ingredient.
Potential LEED Contributions

This product may contribute* toward points in multiple LEED v4 rating systems, including areas required for LEED v4 building certification. Primarily, the credits will apply in the Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) category. Specific credits are:

  • Indoor Environmental Quality
    • Green Cleaning Products & Materials
    • Low-Emitting Materials

* It is important to note that no products, individually or collectively, can guarantee a specific number of points for LEED Category credit. Each credit will need to be matched to the product by a certified professional.