Disclosing chemical ingredients in products provides essential information throughout the supply chain from raw material supplier to consumers. Information about the ingredients of products and their health effects allow consumers to make better informed choices.The development of this database was initiated in 1994 by DeLima Associates of McLean, Virginia, USA in response to a need for a database (identified by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention), that related household product types, brand names, chemical constituents, health-related information (acute and chronic effects and target organs), and exposure minimization techniques. This database is currently supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Public Health Service, Department of Health & Human Services.
Benefits to Consumers
This Consumer Product Information Database (cpid) that currently links over 23,000 consumer brands to health effects has been designed to educate consumers about chemical ingredients of household products and has the following benefits: …
I use this database frequently, almost every day, though more often for automotive and industrial products than food related. The learning curve is a bit steep.
The very most common ingredient is water. A very common ingredient is refined diesel oil. Another very common ingredient is polydimethylsiloxane that makes up everything from kitchen spatulas to surgical and personal lubricants.
I use Pledge® for many things beyond furniture polish, cleaning and polishing our recumbent tricycles for instance. https://www.whatsinproducts.com/types/type_detail/1/16577/standard/p%20class="p1">Pledge%20Revitalizing%20Oil%20with%20Natural%20Orange%20Oil,%20Pump%20Spray-02/25/2015/p>/19-001-595
DIMETHICONE is a synonym for polydimethylsiloxane.