Is pledge a disinfectant?

Asked By: Valeria Livadin | Last Updated: 15th January, 2020
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Say goodbye to bacteria and hello to clean. Pledge® Multisurface Cleaner - Antibacterial kills 99.9% of bacteria effectively. This antibacterial cleaner leaves a sweet citrus scent of a freshly-cleaned-and-beautiful home. For use only on finished, sealed surfaces.

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Simply so, what is pledge cleaner used for?

Everyday gentle cleaner for most hard surfaces* Pledge® Multisurface Cleaner gently cleans most hard surfaces by removing dust and messes without leaving streaks or residue and without damaging surfaces. It will reveal the natural beauty of your surfaces while leaving a pleasant fresh citrus fragrance.

Also, do Method cleaners disinfect? The first vital piece of information is that a cleaner does not disinfect, nor does a disinfectant clean. This means that if you whip out your all-purpose cleaner to kill those nasty bathroom germs, you haven't actually done anything.

Also question is, does pledge clean?

In addition to shining wood surfaces, Pledge Lemon Clean safely and easily can clean stainless steel, granite, marble, laminate and leather surfaces without leaving a waxy buildup. But its no-wax ingredients make it easy to remove dust, fingerprints and light grime from almost anything.

What is the best antibacterial cleaner?

We found the Purell Professional Surface Disinfectant Spray to be the best disinfectant for surfaces as it's safe to use around food. Other best household disinfectants include the Lysol Laundry Sanitizer Additive, Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Clorox Ultra Clean Disinfecting Wipes, and Method Antibacterial Toilet Cleaner.

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Can I use pledge on my dashboard?

Pledge is safe for use on vinyl, leather and wood paneling, meaning you can probably use it on almost the entire interior of your car. Lemon Pledge has long been a secret trick of car dealerships, allowing them to get a clean, shiny finish that you can now get a home, too.

Can I use furniture polish on dashboard?

Car Dashboard and Console
But furniture polish will not only reduce static, which attracts dust, but it gives the dark plastic and rubber surfaces a nice conditioned look!

What is Lemon Pledge used for?

Pledge Lemon Enhancing Polish improves the appearance of most hard surfaces by removing dust and fingerprints and providing a protective, glossy coating without leaving a waxy buildup. Provide a fast and easy shine on multiple surfaces like wood, leather, granite, stainless steel, laminate and quartz*.

Can you use pledge on countertops?

Pledge Multi-Surface Cleaner
Pledge is known for its lemon scent, and this lemon scent is what causes big problems for granite countertops. The citric acid in this cleaner can damage the sealer on your countertops, which opens the stone up for damage.

Is pledge cleaner toxic?


Consumers can learn from the SC Johnson site, for example, that Pledge contains Disodium Ethanoldiglycinate, a compound used for cleaning hard surfaces and hard-to remove substances. The compound can be a skin, eye and nose irritant and is mildly toxic.

Does pledge damage car paint?

The percentage used is minimal, and will not cause any damage to paint or clear coat. Anyway, if you don't want to use it, then don't. Its in about 95% of auto products.

Does furniture polish clean stainless steel?

Lemon Oil Furniture Polish
Simply apply a bit of it to a clean towel and rub on your appliance. It's not recommended that you apply the furniture polish directly to the stainless steel surface, as it may not be applied evenly leaving you with more work trying to clean off the excess.

Is pledge good for kitchen cabinets?

Use Pledge® Moisturizing Oil to clean wood kitchen cabinets, windowsills, decorative trim, tables, chairs and more*. Or, get this: You can use it on your leather shoes. Try that on for size. *Safe to use only on finished, sealed surfaces.

Can you use pledge to clean granite?

Despite the fact that the can of Pledge even says that it can be used on granite and marble alike, there is some fine print that should be noted. Right on the can and on their own website Pledge specifies that it is 'safe to use only on finished, sealed surfaces.

Is pledge bad for Wood?


Stay away from Pledge and other dust polish, as they contain silicones that can soak into the grain of the wood and damage it for good.

Can I use pledge on plastic?

Pledge Multi Surface cleaner claims to tackle most everything (except porous stone and unsealed wood). So to truly test its cleaning power, we tried it out on glass, wood, wood laminate, stainless steel, mirror, electronics and plastic.

Can you use pledge to clean stainless steel appliances?

Polish stainless steel with Pledge furniture cleaner.
Spray a heavy coating of Pledge (yes, the furniture cleaner) onto stainless steel and use a soft cloth to swirl the solution into any stains. Allow the Pledge to sit for a few minutes before wiping away the cleaner, using circular motions.

Can you use pledge on painted surfaces?

It cleans, conditions, and protects the wood in our home, whether it's painted or stained. Our stairs, which might be a challenge for some cleaners, is a piece of cake with Pledge® Lemon Wipes! We can easily wipe all the surfaces – top, bottom, and in between.

Is pledge safe for pets?

I will assume your dog is licking surfaces you have polished with Pledge and the answer is NO. The ony furniture waxes that are safe around pets are based on an oil suitable for HUMAN consumption. Here is a home-brew recipe, if you don't want to purchase a commercial version.

What is Pledge furniture polish?


Product ingredients
  • Ingredient.
  • NAPHTHA (PETROLEUM), LIGHT ALKYLATE.
  • DIMETHICONE.
  • DIMETHYL SILOXANES AND SILICONES.
  • Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, acute aquatic toxicity, respiratory effects, biodegradation; Disclosure Concern: non-specific ingredient.
  • DIMETHICONE and SILICONE FLUID.
  • BUTANE.
  • ISOBUTANE.

Is Pledge Multi Surface toxic?

Potential Health Effects
Exposure routes : Eye, Skin, Inhalation, Ingestion. Skin : Prolonged or repeated contact may dry skin and cause irritation. Inhalation : No adverse effects expected when used as directed. Ingestion : No adverse effects expected when used as directed.

Can you use pledge on Formica?

Hi - If the top is WOOD veneer (laminate) then I would clean all the old (pledge,etc) stuff off with murphys oil soap. So long as the finish on the wood is decent you may be able to simply polish what you already started. Get a clean dry cotton polishing cloth, and give it a good buffing.