Stickers to stick on to your reusable cleaning bottle
Information card with instructions
Recyclable/compostable cardboard box to store your sachets
Completely plastic free!
Where is Iron & Velvet made?
Iron and Velvet are proud to be an entirely United Kingdom based company. The complete process from product development to sachet manufacture and finally packaging and posting takes place from our factory and office space in the West Midlands, UK
Will my products be ethically made?
Yes! Since the end of 2017 we have been developing our products using plant derived, sustainably sourced active ingredients as well as pure essential oils for our fragrances wherever possible meaning up to 70% of our products are fully natural ingredients. And don’t think we’re only concerned about plastic pollution at the expense of other environmental factors. Our paper and cardboard packaging comes from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified sources and our palm oil derived soap ingredient from an RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) certified supplier. All our products are manufactured in the UK by a local workforce
What ingredients do you use?
We've based our products on naturally derived plant extracts and materials including pure essential oils for the fragrances, a sustainably sourced palm oil derived soap, a secondary soap made from waste plant material left over from biofuel manufacture. We also use C12-15 Alcohol Ethoxylate and Isopropyl Alcohol at less than 0.4% and Monoethanolamine at less than 0.01% in the end cleaning solution for stabilising the essential oils and ensuring a safe pH. Our antibacterial agent is Quaternary ammonium compounds, benzyl-C12-14 (even-numbered)-alkyldimethyl, chlorides which is only found in our antibacterial products. If you have any questions about these materials please contact us on email@example.com
Are your products tested on animals?
Absolutely not! We have never, and will never test on animals and the same goes for the suppliers that we have chosen to work with
How do the plastic free sachets work?
The sachets are made from Poly Vinyl Alcohol (PVA) which has been approved for use in pharmaceuticals, so you can be sure it’s a safe alternative to plastics. Simply clean a bottle or jar big enough for your cleaning solution, pop in a sachet, follow the enclosed instructions and top up with warm water, replace and tightly seal the lid, shake a little and within a couple of minutes you’ll see the sachet dissolve and the liquid inside mix with the water to make your cleaner!
How long will it take for the sachets to dissolve?
Using warm water the sachets will take around 2-4 minutes to fully dissolve with a bit of shaking. Using hot water they’ll dissolve more quickly but you may find the cleaner is a little hazy, don’t worry, it will still work the same. Using cold water will take longer but again, it will work the same in the end
What containers can I use to hold my diluted cleaning solution?
Whatever you like! You can reuse a trigger spray bottle or perhaps use a glass or metal container to hold your diluted cleaning solution. Just remember to ensure that your container holds 500ml of water (or 250ml for oven and floor cleaners) to ensure the correct dilution. Make sure to attach the included labels onto your container so you don’t muddle up what’s what
How long does the cleaner last?
That depends on how much you use. You may find you like the fragrances so much you use more than necessary, or you could find that the products are so effective you hardly use any at all! We recommend storing the sachets in a dry, cool, secure location, away from children and pets within 5-35°C for the longest shelf life, the same goes for diluted solutions