1Child care operators frequently ask about safer cleaning methods and materials for their facilities. In response to questions about the availability of “greener” disinfectants, sanitizers and cleaning products, the Connecticut Department of Public Health offers two fact sheets that address these questions.







Bleach in Child Care Settings

Bleach can harm both children and adults, especially when strong concentrations are used.  For child care facilities that continue to use products containing bleach, please follow safe practices when using these more toxic products.  See these links below:

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