Green Business

Revisions to Green Seal's Laundry Product Standards

Status of Project

New editions for both standards were issued on January 11, 2016.

Project Information and Updates

Questions? Email standards@greenseal.org.

Details of the Standard Revision

In 2015, Green Seal proposed revisions to the following sections of GS-48 and GS-51:

  • Product-Specific Performance Requirements
  • Carcinogens / Carcinogen Releasers
  • Antimicrobial Agents
  • Energy, Air, Water, and Waste; and Distribution (deletion)
  • Fragrance and Allergen Labeling
  • Packaging Sustainability Requirements
  • Labeling Requirements

Red-Lined Versions of the Standards - Comparisons with the Previous Editions

Stakeholder and Public Comments

Archives of Notices and Documents



Green Seal is a non-profit organization devoted to increasing environmental sustainability through standard setting, product certification, and public education. The intent of our standards is to reduce the environmental impacts associated with the manufacture, use, and disposal of products, to the extent technically and economically feasible.