SC Johnson Response to Internet Rumor About Glade(R) PlugIns(R)

RACINE, Wis., March 12 /PRNewswire/ — As a family company, SC Johnson takes very seriously the responsibility of providing consumers with high quality, safe and effective products. The company has recently learned that there are postings on the Internet claiming that Glade(R) PlugIns(R) products are linked to fires. Like all of the company’s products, Glade(R) PlugIns(R) are safe and effective when used as directed. Glade(R) PlugIns(R) have been sold for nearly 20 years and the millions of consumers using the product can continue to do so with complete confidence.

SC Johnson also knows that its products do not cause fires. Glade(R) PlugIns(R) products have been tested by Underwriters Laboratories and other independent laboratories. Additionally, all SC Johnson products meet or exceed safety requirements. SC Johnson continues to work closely with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to investigate allegations involving PlugIns(R) products.

SC Johnson is a family-owned and -managed business dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, personal care and insect control. It markets such well-known brands as EDGE(R), GLADE(R), OFF!(R), PLEDGE(R), RAID(R), SCRUBBING BUBBLES(R), SHOUT(R), WINDEX(R) and ZIPLOC(R) in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN(R), BAYGON(R), BRISE(R), ECHO(R), KABIKILLER(R), KLEAR(R), and MR. MUSCLE(R). The 122-year old company, with more than $7.5 billion in sales, employs approximately 12,000 people globally and sells products in more than 110 countries.

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