What’s Under Your Sink? #GetClean Shaklee Review & Giveaway

by Lynn on April 6, 2012

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 What’s lurking under Your Kitchen Sink?

Have you ever looked at the chemicals in your favorite household cleaning products? I recently did and I was shocked at what I found. You can check out the Household Database yourself  and find out if your favorite products have harmful chemicals like kerosene, phenols, cresol, lye, hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, sulfuric acid, petroleum distillates, ammonia, sodium hydroxide, butyl cellosolve, phosphoric acid, formaldehyde, chlorine bleach, morpholine, phthalates. I warn that you may be shocked in what you find!

Shaklee has an entire line of safe, natural and non toxic cleaning choices in their Shaklee Get Clean Kits! You can feel 100% safe using these products to clean your home and have the comfort of knowing that they have been reviewed and endorsed by Healthy Child Healthy World. Shaklee believes that health isn’t just about what you put in your body; it’s about everything around you. Shaklee’s Get Clean gives you a full line of natural and nontoxic cleaning choices that are Safe for You, Your Home, and Your Planet. 

I recently had the opportunity to review my own Get Clean Kit. I was very excited to try these products after seeing what was in the products I was using. I love that the Get Clean products have no harmful or hazardous chemicals and still outperform 20 national brands.  This beautiful cleaning caddy and Shaklee products fit nicely under my kitchen sink now!  I really like all of the products and it feels great knowing they are safe and environmentally friendly.  I love the Dish Wash Liquid Concentrate.  It amazes me that just a few drops get even the dirtiest dishes squeaky clean.

If the fact that these products are safer than the your other cleaners isn’t enough incentive, check these little tidbits out!  By purchasing the Get Clean Starter Kit you will also make a positive impact on the environment by:

  • Keeping 108 pounds of packaging waste out of landfills
  • Eliminating 248 pounds of greeenhouse gas!
  • You would also normally spend $3400 for ready to use cleaners to get the same amount of clean found in the Get Clean Starter Kit!* You only need 1/4 teaspoon to make 16 oz of the all-purpose cleaner for only $0.03!! * Based on comparing number of uses as set forth on product labels of conventional, ready-to-use cleaners.
  • Passing on one Get Clean kit to a friend is the equivalent of planting 10 trees!

Bottom line:  You can save money and the planet by using safe products!

The Giveaway:

One lucky Deal Hunting Diva reader will  receive a Shaklee Mini Household Kit {$46.95 retail value}

WINNER: Brooke Scott

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This review and giveaway was made possible by the Shaklee Corporation & Mom Spark Media. Incentives, product and support were provided. Thoughts are my own.

{ 44 comments… read them below or add one }

Elena April 6, 2012 at 12:51 am

I found ammonia and chlorine bleach

Emily April 6, 2012 at 8:20 am

Yes, I definitely have a lot of products with those ingredients listed above. I need a green makeover!

Lee Ann Cameron April 6, 2012 at 9:09 am

ammonia and chlorine bleach and a lot of products with those ingredients.

Jodi B April 6, 2012 at 1:08 pm

chlorine bleach

Julie G April 6, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Yes… tons of those ingredients… i am working on switching to green cleaners… it is a slow process!

nicole l. April 6, 2012 at 1:26 pm

I found most of the above so it looks like I’m in dire need of a green cleaning makeover.

Rachel Robertson (Azrael) April 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm

I see at least half of the chemicals listed under my sink! I’m taking baby steps to get greener so winning these products would be awesome!

Joe Lee April 6, 2012 at 2:40 pm

All we use is vinegar and baking soda but it would be nice to win so I can just spray what I need to instead of mixing stuff up to use!

jen wexler April 6, 2012 at 3:03 pm

I have a mix of different cleaning products and none of them are good for the environment, I definitely could use a makeover

Katherine April 6, 2012 at 3:09 pm

i found phenols in my lysol kitchen spray :(

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ruth ramos April 6, 2012 at 4:45 pm

i found chlorine

tami s April 7, 2012 at 10:05 am

Sfuric acid under my sink, and cleaning my house with it!!! Who Knew. My son has asthma and I’m sure green products would be helpful

ronda peyton April 7, 2012 at 11:43 am

i need green cleaning products for the future of my grandkids

Kiley R April 7, 2012 at 12:08 pm

I found stuff with at least half of that list. I need green products not only for my family’s health but also the health of my pets.

Brooke scott April 7, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Yes, I need a green cleaning makeover.

JR Pickett (Vicki Vix on r/c form) April 8, 2012 at 5:07 am

I found ammonia compounds in the product I’m using. I’m trying to switch to all natural products again. Did it before but then I got lax. I’m going to be getting another dog/puppy in the next few months so I’d like to start off on the right foot with all green cleaning products.

Charlotte Rodriguez April 8, 2012 at 9:12 am

Bleach spray. Pine sol. This is a great giveaway. Don’t think too much about whats under the sink until asked.

tracey crum thomas April 8, 2012 at 3:35 pm

Every product I looked at had all those harmful things in it, I need to go Green !

heather (eg) kaufman April 9, 2012 at 5:43 am

Yes I do, so I really need a cleaning product overhaul.

Colleen Stowe Colpitts McLean April 9, 2012 at 9:08 pm

I found half of those ingredients. Help!!

Brandi April 9, 2012 at 11:06 pm

Wow didnt realize that most of all of these were under my kitchen therefore I am in great need of a kitchen makeover!!! Thanks for the oppurtunity!!

Michelle Macaluso April 10, 2012 at 6:02 am

I found more than half that stuff!! I need a green makeover because with 2 toddlers in the house, I don’t want them exposed to those chemicals

Sara Logan April 10, 2012 at 12:40 pm

Lots of ammonia! I need a Green makeover because both my fiance and I have asthma and shouldn’t be inhaling these things!

Leslie Galloway April 10, 2012 at 9:03 pm

lye, sulfuric acid, petroleum distillates, ammonia, chlorine bleach, and phthalates?

I need a green cleaning makeover because I have two small children and two puppies. I’d like to know that our house is safe for them… because you know they ALL eat off the floor sometimes!! ;)

Leslie Galloway (LesGalloway //at// hotmail //dot// com)

Jessica Compton April 11, 2012 at 1:34 am

I know I have a lot of cleaning supplies that contain those harmful ingredients, and my son has pretty bad asthma… I could really use a green makeover!
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holly karels April 11, 2012 at 1:44 am

need to do spring cleaning; not very good at cleaning

Candice Moore April 11, 2012 at 2:50 am

Let’s go green and protect not just Mother Earth but our cute, little active kids as well from all the harmful chemicals!
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Glenna F. April 11, 2012 at 7:59 am

I discovered so many chemicals it scared me, I need this because I have 6 kids in my house and all those chemicals are bad for them.

Sadie April 11, 2012 at 7:57 pm

I found ammonia. I need to green it up for my kids health.

christine weideman April 12, 2012 at 9:53 am

I found out that even though we use lots of green products we still need major help. This would be such a great thing to win thank you!

Alicia S. April 12, 2012 at 11:39 am

Chlorine, ammonia, lye geez, the list goes on! I need to get these chemicals out of my house for my kids’ health and my pets health! So dangerous!! Time to get back to nature!

Johnetta Dawson April 12, 2012 at 11:43 am

I found some of those ingredients. I really need to go green………..for the sake of my kids.

Suzannah Clark April 12, 2012 at 4:20 pm

We have chlorine…ugh! And we have a daughter with a lung disease..so we could use some cleaners that won’t affect her negatively.

Cori Westphal April 12, 2012 at 4:27 pm

Actually right now, I use almost all Melaleuca products which are natural as well. The only problem is it costs me a fortune! It’s crazy expensive but I love knowing exactly what I’m putting in my house. I’d love a more economical alternative!

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norleans April 12, 2012 at 5:53 pm

lots of bleach!

Ron Casteel April 12, 2012 at 7:37 pm

yeah I’m guilty I have a bunch of that nasty stuff need some green cleaners

Amanda Lyn April 13, 2012 at 1:22 am

I have Bleach,Lysol,Mr Clean,Windex,Some Kitchen Cleanser and way too many more to name. Ugh so not healthy for my kids.

Lanie April 13, 2012 at 1:47 am

Yah I have some cleaners that arent exactly natural. I try to use natural cleaners whenever possible, but sometimes they are hard to find.

Angela s April 13, 2012 at 12:26 pm

Yes, i found chloride bleach, ammonia, sodium hydroxide and sulfuric acid. I need to natural cleaners and to would like to convert over completely to green for our family’s health.

julie April 13, 2012 at 3:54 pm

so many dangerous chemicals – want to transition to natural for the kids!

Jennifer Crooks April 13, 2012 at 10:43 pm

I have almost all of those under my sink. I need a green make over because I’m so bad to use what I grew up watching my mom use.

Cindy B April 14, 2012 at 2:30 am

We don’t keep our cleaners under our sink for safety but there are still all kinds of yucky things in them. Thanks for an opportunity to replace them with cleaners that work but are safer for us.

Deidra Bigham April 14, 2012 at 4:18 am

I found many of the items on the list you gave. Clearly, even one is too many. Everyone in my home could benefit from the house going green, even the pets.

angie lilly aka tofu fairy on FB April 14, 2012 at 1:13 pm

I did not even have to look because none of these chemicals are anywhere in my house. I switched over to all natural, non-toxic, eco-friendy cleaners many years ago to avoid them. I don’t actually need a makeover, but already love this brand and would love to win some free products, both ones I already love and some that I have not yet tried! I hope that is OK!!
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