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Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners, General Purpose

Last Updated: 03/07/18 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirements

Cleaning products formulated specifically for use in cleaning carpets and upholstery, through a dry or wet process, found in locations such as houses, cars, and workplaces.

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Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings
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According to BioPreferred, general purpose carpet and upholstery cleaners are cleaning products formulated specifically for use in cleaning carpets and upholstery, through a dry or wet process, found in locations such as houses, cars, and workplaces. Carpet and upholstery cleaners formulated for use in cleaning large areas such as the carpet in an entire room or the upholstery on an entire piece of furniture.

BioPreferred maintains an electronic product catalog listing products that either 1. are eligible for preferred federal procurement, or 2. have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.

For products such as carpet and upholstery cleaners, the applicable Guiding Principle for High Performance and Sustainable Buildings depends on what characteristics are included in the product.  If it has biobased content it would be GP 5, if it is low-emitting it would be GP 4, if it's both, it would be included in both. "Low emitting" would be any product that has a low emissions or low VOC standard.

Cleaners certified under UL2759 may be available from contractors on the following GSA Multiple Award Schedules:

  • Schedule 51V SINs 105 001 and 105 002
  • Schedule 73 SIN 375 341 
  • Schedule 75 SIN 75 200

Cleaners certified under Green Seal GS-37 may be available from contractors on the following GSA Multiple Award Schedules:

  • Schedule 51V SINs 105 001 and 105 002
  • Schedule 73 SIN 375 341 and 375 117
  • Schedule 75 SIN 75 200