Original Pine-Sol® Multi-Surface Cleaner

Original Pine-Sol® Multi-Surface Cleaner



Water, also sometimes listed on product labels as aqua, is the most widely used of all solvents. It is a colorless, odorless and flavorless liquid and serves as the base of many cleaning products.

C10-12 Alcohol Ethoxylates

C10-12 alcohol ethoxylates are surfactants or cleaning agents that have strong grease-cutting ability.

Glycolic Acid

Glycolic acid is an organic acid, used as a cleaner, or an antibacterial agent in EPA-registered cleaning products. It can remove discoloration, soap scum and mineral scale deposits left by hard water on fixtures such as toilets, bathtubs and sinks.


Fragrances and perfumes are mixtures of fragrant essential oils, aroma compounds, fixatives and solvents. They are used in cleaning products to add a particular scent (lavender, lemon, etc.) to clothes and homes, and to mask unpleasant odors.  Clorox provides a separate list of all the fragrance ingredients used in our household and professional cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products.


Caramel is a colorant (dye or pigment) added to cleaning products to improve aesthetic appeal, or to act as a tracer (for example in certain toilet bowl cleaners, blue coloration indicates that the product is working). They can be made from both synthetic and natural materials.

Dimethicone/Silica/PEG Distearate Antifoam

Dimethicone/silica/PEG distearates are used mainly as defoamers, although they are also emollients, lubricants and thickeners in cleaning products. They can be used to give formulas a smooth coating, while enabling evaporation without leaving a greasy residue.

Sodium C14-17 Sec-Alkyl Sulfonate

Sodium C14-17 secondary alkyl sulfonates are surfactants or cleaning agents used in liquid and powder laundry detergents and other cleaning products.

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is a natural carbohydrate (complex sugar) used as a thickener in cleaning products. It is readily biodegradable.

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Ingredients that make up one percent or more of the contents of a product by weight are listed in descending order. Ingredients that make up less than one percent of a product are listed in alphabetical order. Clorox lists all fragrance components identified as potential allergens by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety, an advisory board to the European Union, when they are present at a concentration of more than 0.01 percent or greater in the product and provides a separate list of all the fragrance ingredients used in our household and professional cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products.

Product ingredients are listed based on the most current information available; please check back periodically for formulation updates. If you have questions regarding a product or the ingredient listing for a product, please contact us for additional information.