Industry News: STARCO BRANDS’ BREATHE HOUSEHOLD CLEANING LINE NAMED 2018 SAFER CHOICE PARTNER OF THE YEAR BY EPA
(SANTA MONICA, CA – DECEMBER 4, 2018) Starco Brands (OTC: STCB) proudly announces it has been named a 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year for its outstanding achievement in the design, manufacture and promotion of its household cleaning aerosol line Breathe.
Breathe, manufactured with BreatheSafeTM Technology, is the first and only aerosol cleaning line powered by air, uses eco-friendly ingredients and does not produce harmful fumes. The original technology was created and licensed from our manufacturing partner Chase Products, who has been developing and manufacturing for more than 90 years. Breathe is the only cleaning line of its kind ever certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA’s) Safer Choice Program, Breathe is being recognized for its chemistry, which is safer for families, workplaces, communities, and the environment.
"Congratulations to the 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award winners. EPA is pleased to have this opportunity to recognize companies and other organizations that are working successfully with the Agency to advance protection of health and the environment," said Nancy Beck, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, EPA.
Breathe is to be honored at the 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards during a public ceremony on December 4, 2018 at the Marriott Harbor Beach in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
“Our mandate, since our beginning, is to create behavior-changing products and brands. Having products that are family-safe, extremely efficacious and cost-conscious allows consumers the ability to make smart choices. Consumer safe, environmentally safe and high performing solutions must work hand in hand,” said Ross Sklar, Chief Executive Officer, Starco Brands. “Being named Partner of the Year validates our strategy and commitment to creating novel and disruptive consumer products.”
To qualify for the Safer Choice label, a product must meet EPA’s Safer Choice Standard, which includes stringent human and environmental health criteria. The Safer Choice program currently has about 500 formulator-manufacturer partners who make more than 2,000 products for both retail and institutional customers.
In addition to being named Partner of the Year, Breathe has been honored with three prestigious industry awards from organizations and outlets that promote family- and environmentally-friendly products: National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA), Mom’s Choice Awards® Silver Recipient and Clean Eating Magazine Clean Choice Award.