I appreciate a clean house and killing germs is HUGE part of that. What we don’t appreciate in our house are the harsh chemicals and noxious fumes other
disinfectants contain. If you’re using bleach based cleaning products, you could be doing your family more harm than good. It stinks. It would hurt my throat and my eyes when I would breathe it in. And no wonder, the active ingredient in bleach is a corrosive and works like an acid to clean by eating away organic material–mold, dirt, stains, etc–and it does the same to the human body. If you use it to clean with, be sure to wear protective clothing because it can burn your skin. Your eyes, nose, mouth, tongue, and throat are extremely susceptible because of the delicate nature of these membranes.
Common household cleaners are known triggers for asthmatic attacks and some suggest that the 600 percent increase in Asthma cases since 1980 is a bi-product of cleansers and sprays with Chlorine. Chemical Pneumonia is a non-contagious pneumonia–an irritation or swelling of the lungs–caused by breathing in fumes from chemicals has been on the rise too. These, and the rise of other respiratory illnesses, seem to correlate with the introduction of the commercialization of stronger cleaning solvents to the general population. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that products labeled as sanitizers or disinfectants do kill the germs that the product claims to kill, but the registration review does not evaluate all possible health risks for users of the products. Cleaning products are also not routinely reviewed by the government to identify health risks to the user.
Enter Basic-G, Shaklee’s highly concentrated germicide. Used as directed,
Basic-G® tackles over 60 pesky microbes, including several animal viruses. Basic-G is a multipurpose neutral pH germicidal and detergent. Disinfects, cleans, and deodorizes hard, nonporous, inanimate surfaces: floors, walls, metal surfaces, stainless steel surfaces, glazed porcelain, and plastic surfaces.
Basic-G® is effective against the following pathogens:
*Adenovirus Type 4
(at 2 oz. per gallon of water)
*Hepatitis B Virus [HBV]
*Hepatitis C Virus [HCV]
*Herpes Simplex Type 1
*Herpes Simplex Type 2
*HIV-1 [AIDS virus]
*Influenza A Virus/ Hong Kong Flu
*Pandemic 2009 H1N1
Influenza A virus [formerly swine flu]
*Respiratory Syncytial Virus [RSV]
*Rubella [German Measles]
*SARS Associated Coronavirus
*Vaccinia [Pox virus]
*Avian Influenza (H5N1)
*Equine Herpes Virus Type1
*Feline panleukopenia virus
*Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis
*Infectious bronchitis (Avian IBV)
*Transmissible gastroenteritis virus(TGE)
Trichophyton mentagrophytes (Athlete’s Foot Fungus)
1 ATCC & antibiotic- resistant strain
2 Antibiotic-resistant only
Revised September 2015
Basic-G is the perfect safe and effective alternative to chemicals for disinfecting our homes. When used as directed, Basic-G is non-flammable, non-toxic, and degradable. It is also super concentrated, 1 bottle of Basic-G makes 64 Gallons of disinfectant! Not only does Basic-G kill more pathogens than many of the national brands, but it keeps killing them for up to 3 days (bleach only lasts 1 hour!) And because it is super concentrated, Basic-G helps you save money in your household budget. Click here to see the Shaklee Getclean_costcomparison and see how much money the entire Get Clean line of products could help you save.