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What does the DfE ‘Design for the Environment’ mark mean?Designed for the environment DFE

It assures that the EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) scientific review team has screened each ingredient for potential human health and environmental effects, and contains ingredients that pose the least concern among chemicals in their class. The DfE mark is an easy way to know you are choosing a product that is as safe as possible for people and the environment.

Design for the Environment Program (DfE) is a United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program, created in 1992, that works to prevent pollution, and the risk pollution presents to humans and the environment. The DfE program promotes green cleaning and recognizing safer consumer and industrial and institutional products through safer product labeling.   

In the US, Design for the Environment is an EPA program works to "notify the public" of less harmful substitutes to certain products. They do so by labeling environmentally safe products with a DfE label to provide information on safer or alternative products to those which use harmful chemicals. 

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Safer Choice DFE Designed For The EnvironmentSafer Choice helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment.  

For Consumers 

EPA certified safe products are recognizable by the DfE label. The label helps the consumer identify and choose products that are safer for human health and protect the environment. The DfE logo on a product symbolizes that the DfE scientific review team has screened each ingredient contained in the product for potential human health and environmental effects and have recognized the product as being the safest option for consumers. 

For Industrial and Institutional Purchasers 

Design for the Environment is an EPA program that distinguishes safer chemical products. EPA uses rigorous criteria to ensure that Design for the Environment-labeled products are safe for human health and the environment. The Design for the Environment label makes it easy for purchasers and users to quickly identify safer chemical products that do not sacrifice quality or performance.

For more information regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Design for Environment (DfE) program, go to: http://www2.epa.gov/saferchoice