BLUME ORGANICS DISTINGUISHES ITS SUPER SAFE SANITIZERS PRODUCTS, EARNING USDA-ACCREDITED ORGANIC CERTIFICATION, TO ELIMINATE CONSUMER RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH SELECTING A NON-TOXIC SANITIZER FOR USE ON SKIN, HANDS AND SURFACES
Santa Cruz, CA, Sept. 2, 2020: Blume Organics announced today that it has earned its Organic Certification from the California Certified Organic Farmers, (CCOF) organization, a United States Department of Agriculture-accredited certifier. CCOF certification verifies that Blume Organics super safe sanitizers are 100% organic, Plant Based & Petroleum Free, and contain no toxic chemicals or artificial ingredients.
According to company CEO, David Blume, “Since we can’t carry a sink with us everywhere, sanitizers have become a publicly accepted way to protect ourselves and those we care about from exposure to germs and pathogens. The problem is, all sanitizers are not safe. As we see regularly in the news unsafe and toxic sanitizers are presenting a severe threat to consumers everywhere. Using these toxic products can result in serious health consequences, hospitalization and even death.”
“Predatory businesses have been taking advantage of the pandemic to sell unregulated products that contain chemicals and substances the Food and Drug Administration knows to be dangerous,” Blume continued. “This is especially the case when these sanitizers are applied to skin and hands multiple times daily. Eventually these toxic products will be prohibited.
However, for now, consumers can look for our organic certification logo, the same icon they demand for crops and food. The CCOF organic logo makes it easy to identify our sanitizers that are, and will be, safe particularly for children and the elderly.”
As of August 13th, 2020, the FDA had recalled 149 different hand sanitizers due to failing standards on randomized tests. Many products have tested positive for methanol, a type of alcohol that is toxic when ingested and may be harmful when applied directly to the skin.
“At Blume Organics we believe that consumers deserve to know that the products they are using to protect themselves from exposure to pathogens and germs are actually safe for use,” said Tom Harvey, co-founder of Blume Organics. “In addition to providing our exclusive Free Guide to Sanitizer Safety on our website, consumers can simply look for the CCOF organic logo on our labels and know our manufacturing process and sanitizers have been thoroughly evaluated and meet the highest organic requirements in our industry.”
Blume’s website, www.supersafesanitizer.com offers information about sanitizers and also offers a free photo meme toxic sanitizer ingredients list that can be downloaded and carried on a smartphone to aid in sanitizer shopping decisions.
CCOF touts its certification process as the most rigorous for organic producers today. Like CCOF, Blume Organics advocates for organic agriculture as a means to build a healthier world. CCOF organic certification provides consumers with a quality assurance that doesn’t require a degree in chemistry to understand. As Farmer Dave says, “Not in your food, not on your skin, Organic Matters!”.
About California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)
CCOF is a nonprofit organization governed by the people who grow and make our food. Founded in California more than 40 years ago, today its roots span the breadth of North America and its presence is internationally recognized. CCOF is supported by an organic family of farmers, ranchers, processors, retailers, consumers, and policymakers. To learn more about CCOF’s food safety services, visit www.ccof.org/food-safety.
About Blume Organics
Blume sanitizers are handcrafted at California Certified Organic Food operation Whiskey Hill Farms, in Watsonville, CA. by Monterey Bay Renewable Fuels 1. Blume sanitizers contain locally produced organic, non-GMO, non-corn, Plant Based & Petroleum FreeTM ethyl alcohol, organic vegetable glycerin, organic essential oils of lavender, lemon, and eucalyptus. The Company’s Skin and Surface Sanitizers (https://www.blumesorganics.com) products are available in economical Family Packs (containing six, 4-ounce spray bottles) and 64-ounce refill bottles to help promote reuse and plastic repurposing.