Scotch-Brite Hand Pads are ideal for commercial kitchen cleaning

When it's time to clean up, let 3M give you a hand!

3M Hand Pads, Scrub Sponges and Cloths

Ingenious solutions to help make cleaning-by-hand faster, easier and more effective.

  • Scouring pots and pans and cleaning up everyday spills and messes might be the last place you’d expect to find advanced technology at work. That’s why it might surprise you to learn that a lot of innovative 3M science goes into the design of our cleaning products, to take more of the drudgery out of kitchen cleanup.

    It starts with design. Each Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad is designed for maximum performance on a particular task. At the factory, mineral abrasives are uniformly distributed throughout the entire pad – not just coated on the surface – for better performance and longer useful life. The fibers are individually separated and coated, producing more consistent and high quality results.

    Since the first Scotch-Brite products were introduced in 1958, we have never stopped looking for ways to make them more effective and useful in more kinds of cleaning applications. This ongoing commitment to innovation is why Scotch-Brite is one of the leading brands in cleaning products today. Got a tough cleanup chore? Let us give you a hand!

The science behind the shine

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    The Scotch-Brite Professional family of products combine springy, non-woven polymers with various types of abrasive particles, in order to “tune” our scouring pads and scrubbers for specific kitchen and commercial cleaning tasks. And we utilize an advanced resin bonding system to help our products resist degradation from hot water and cleaning liquids, for longer life.

    From scrubbing off counters to scouring out greasy pots and pans, these long-lasting kitchen sponges are designed to make short work of your toughest cleaning chores – and give you a cleaner, brighter kitchen you can be proud of. For example:

    Scotch-Brite™ General Purpose Scouring Pad 96
    scours 2 to 5 times faster and is 2 to 3 times more durable than comparable non-3M pads.

    Scotch-Brite™ Power Pad 2000
    scours at least 7 times faster than competitive non-scratch pads, and scratches at least 10

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification

  • Hazard analysis and critical control points or HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety from biological, chemical, and physical hazards in production processes that can cause the finished product to be unsafe, and designs measurements to reduce these risks to a safe level. The great news is, 13 of our best-selling Scotch-Brite Hand Pads are HACCP-certified as "Food Safe."

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    Benefits of HACCP

    The primary purpose of a HACCP system is to protect people from food borne illness, but the benefits of the system also extend to the company.

    • Increased confidence in your products
    • Ability to reach markets and customers that require a HACCP based system
    • Reduced liability
    • Effective process management
    • Improved quality and consistency

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