Frequently Asked Questions

Fruit and Vegetable Wash

Water alone is not enough to remove Pesticides, Wax and Soil. Our pure and simple formula with the cleaning power of baking soda eliminates pesticides 4x better than water alone* and doesn’t leave behind a taste or odor.

Our product has been independently tested and proven to clean 4x better than water alone and to remove over 90% of pesticide residue*.

You can also see the difference before and after you wash your produce!

Ingredients What it does:
1. Purified Water Dissolves formula for spraying
2. Baking Soda Helps remove pesticides
3. Salt Boosts cleaning

4. Plant-based Cleaning Agent #1

5. Plant-based Cleaning Agent #2

  • Serves as a cleaning agent
  • Enables solution to spread across produce
  • Enables removal of pesticides and wax
6. Lemon Oil Removes wax
7. Preservative Ensures shelf life of product

* Commonly-used pesticide thiabendazole when used as directed.

Picture of Arm & Hammer Fruit & Vegetable Wash bottle

Garbage Disposal Cleaner

A&H Garbage Disposal Cleaner cleans and deodorizes your disposal with the power of baking soda, leaving behind a fresh citrus scent.

We recommend to use twice a week or as needed to clean and deodorize your garbage disposal.

You only need one capsule to enjoy a citrus clean and fresh garbage disposal.

If you follow the instructions, A&H Garbage Disposal Cleaner won’t clog a drain. The combination of the disposal action and the hot water breaks up the capsule to clean the disposal and release a fresh citrus scent.

Run your garbage disposal prior to using the product to ensure it is free of food. Try again, using a thinner stream of hot water with the disposal running at the same time.

Yes, when used as directed, this product will not harm the bacteria within the system or prevent future growth.

No, you should not use it in sinks without a garbage disposal. The combination of the hot water and the disposal action is required to break up the capsule and release the product.

No, A&H Garbage Disposal Cleaner will not clear a clogged or slow running drain.

Essentials™ Disinfecting Wipes

Yes, this wipe kills 99.9% of Viruses1 & Bacteria

No, this wipe uses Citrus Based Disinfection, a Pure & Simple way to clean without harsh chemicals.

No, there is no need to wear gloves or wash hands after use.

Arm & Hammer Wipes use Citrus Based Disinfection for Pure & Simple Cleaning. It cleans without harsh chemicals. It does not contain Quats (Quaternary Ammonium Compounds).

Yes, Arm & Hammer Essentials Disinfecting wipes can be used around kids and pets. Remove exotic pets from enclosed cage before using. Let the surface dry before placing the pet back in cage. All food contact surfaces must be rinsed with potable water.

Yes, in order to have the wipes registered by the EPA, animal testing is necessary in the development process.

Yes. All food contact surfaces must be rinsed with potable water.

No, however it does kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria.

No, this is not meant for personal use or diaper wipe.

No, the wipes should be placed in the trash or taken to a municipal composting facility after use.

Yes, however all food contact surfaces should be rinsed with potable water.

Yes. To clean electronics, squeeze excess solution from the wipe before using.

After two years, we can no longer guarantee disinfection.

For the full ingredient list please visit the ingredients page

Yes, when the container is empty remove the label, and both the container and lid can then be offered for recycling.

Safe for use on stainless steel, sealed granite, finished hardwood, tubs & shower walls, toilet exterior, hard nonporous surfaces of car interiors. Test in an inconspicuous area before use.

*Not recommended for use on marble, limestone or wood surfaces that are unfinished, unsealed, unpainted, waxed or oiled. Test in an inconspicuous area before use.

Essentials™ Kitchen Cleanser

Sealed Fiberglass, ceramic, chrome, Formica®*, Corian®* Porcelain, Marble, and Soapstone. If unsure about a surface, test on inconspicuous area before using. On delicate surfaces that may scratch, like plastic, appliance enamel, fiberglass, cultured marble and natural stone: use sparingly, rub gently with a damp sponge or towel then rinse.

*Formica® is a registered trademark of The Diller Corporation. Corian® is a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

Yes, it is great for cleaning sinks, toilets, tub & tile, countertops, stoves, trashcans, and patio & deck.

Yes, it can be used to remove grease, grime, food stains, burnt-on food, crayon, soap scum, and hard water stains.

No, it is formulated with pure & simple ingredients. No Bleach. No Ammonia.

Yes, it has a citrus fresh fragrance.


  • 1. Human Coronavirus, Influenza H1N1, Rhinovirus Type 37, Rotavirus