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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Macaloy Products stand out from other cleaning products?

All Macaloy Cleaners are eco-friendly, biodegradable, non-toxic and septic system safe. What makes us stand out is that our products really work. Most eco friendly products do no clean as well as ours. 



Animals — Are Macaloy Cleaners safe for use around my pets?

Yes, All Macaloy Cleaners are safe for use around pets. Always use common sense when using in pet areas. Never leave puddles or containers of cleaning solution where pets or wildlife can drink, because Macaloy cleaning products can cause diarrhea when consumed in large quantities. Our eco friendly All Purpose cleaner will not cause long lasting effects in pets or wild life.

Applications — Where can I use Macaloy All-Purpose Cleaner?

Macaloy All Purpose cleaner can be used anywhere around the home, garage and more. It is eco-friendly, nontoxic, biodegradable, and septic system safe.


Biodegradable — Are Macaloy Cleaning products biodegradable?

Yes. Macaloy Cleaning products are readily decomposed by naturally occurring microorganisms. Our products are eco friendly and non-toxic.



Citrus — Do Macaloy Cleaning products contain any citrus ingredients?

Macaloy Cleaners include citrus ingredients as cleaning agents within our products. 


Company — Are Macaloy Cleaning products made in the USA?

Macaloy Cleaning products have been made in Colorado for over 40 years. Macaloy has moved from Lakewood to Black Hawk Colorado. So we have always been in Colorado and our products are made in the USA.


Economical All Purpose Cleaner — What makes Macaloy Eco Friendly All Purpose Cleaner economical?

Most cleaning jobs are effectively performed at the general cleaning dilution ratio of 16-32 parts water to one part of Macaloy Products. Which means 1 cap full of Macaloy All Purpose cleaner to 16 oz or 32 oz of water in a spray bottle. That means you get 


Economical Laundry Soap — What makes Macaloy Laundry Soap economical?

By following the directions and putting one scoop of laundry soap for each load the user gets a better clean, leaving no residue in clothes or washer. The benefits are:

  • Cleaner Clothes because there are no fillers, it’s a concentrate. 

  • Less stain removers are needed because our laundry soap has stain a remover

  • Non-Toxic and Hypoallergenic so it's safer for you, your children and pets

  • Softer and fluffier clothes and linens because it's a concentrate and has no additives

  • Disinfects clothes and linens without destroying the material

  • The washing machine stays cleaner longer. Which extends the life of the machine

  • Safer for the environment

Expiration — What is the shelf life of Macaloy Cleaning products?

The majority of Macaloy Cleaning products have no shelf life. However it could lose some cleaning efficiency after 5 years. . 


Expiration — What is the shelf life of Macaloy lotions?

All of our lotions are vegetable based. This means that the shelf life is two (2) yearss 



Fragrance — What type of fragrance does Macaloy Cleaning products use?

Macaloy Cleaning products contain no synthetic or natural fragrances. This is to provide hypoallergenic products to our consumers. The consumer may add a fragrance of their choosing once purchased. 


Ingredients All Purpose Cleaner — What are the ingredients in Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner?

SLS, CW 100, Sodium Thiosulfate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Borate, Soda Ash, Norfox 92, Butyl Cellosolve, Nipacide PX, Amyl Acetate.


Ingredients Laundry Soap — What are the ingredients in Macaloy Laundry Soap?

Norfox 92, Sodium Citrate, Salt Cake, Borax, Soda Ash, Sodium Tripolyphosphate, CW 100, SLS-30, Sodium Thiosulfate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Trisodium Phosphate, Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate, Zonyl FSN, Butyl Cellosolve, Amyl Acetate


Ingredients — Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) and the American Cancer Society have stated that the common belief that SLS is carcinogen is an urban legend, a view confirmed by toxicology research by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), National Toxicology Program (NTP), and International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).


Laminate — Is Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner safe for use on laminate flooring and other laminate surfaces?

Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner is safe and effective for use on laminate.


Laundry — Can Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner be used in the laundry?

Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner can be used as an additive or to pre-treat stains on greasy or heavily soiled laundry fabric. It can be used in High Efficiency (HE) washers. To pre-treat, spray the spot with full strength Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner.


Laundry Soap — Is the Macaloy Laundry Soap hypoallergenic? Our hypoallergenic laundry soap/detergent is biodegradable and nontoxic. It can be  used in cold or hot water. Does not irritate skin because we use 

hypoallergenic laundry detergent


MSM — What is MSM?

It is called Methylsulfonylemethane or MSM for short. MSM is naturally derived from processing trees. Its 34% sulfer which is the 4th most important compound in your body. As you age your body slowly stops making the sulfer. Which then starts causing pain. By adding MSM back into your system it starts helping with pain relief. MSM relieves pain in backs, headaches, muscles, arthritis, and athletic injuries. It helps with allergies and much more.



Pressure Washers — Is Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner pressure washer safe?
Yes. Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner is pressure washer safe. 

Pain Relieving Gel — How does Miracle Enhanced MSM Gel work?

The Barbadensis Miller aloe vera gel gets the MSM through the skin and into the muscle which reduces swelling and relieves pain.


Rinseability — Does Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner rinse easily?

Macaloy All Purpose Cleaner rinses residue-free and is an exceptional cleaner for paint prep and cleaning



Septic — Are Macaloy Cleaners and Laundry Soap safe for septic systems?

Yes. Macaloy Cleaners and Laundry Soap are septic safe. They will not affect the good bacteria or enzymes that keep a septic system free flowing.


Temperature — What temperature should Macaloy Cleaners be stored?

Macaloy Cleaners should be stored at ambient room conditions of 70°F (21°C) . Excessive and prolonged heat, cold and direct sunlight will result in a loss of effectiveness.


Vegetation — Are Macaloy Cleaners and Laundry Soap safe for vegetation?

Macaloy Cleaners and Laundry Soap will not harm grass or flowers, however it's always a good to rinse foliage after it has had contact with the product. Macaloy Cleaners and Laundry Soap are readily biodegradable. The product will break down by bacteria in soil and not persist in the environment.



Water — Are Macaloy Cleaners and Laundry Soap water-based cleaners?

Macaloy Cleaners and Laundry Soap are water-based cleaners.

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