Frequently Asked Questions
What is your minimum order?
Do you have CoSHH data sheets?
Do you have lint-free wipes?
Do your wipes kill Weils disease?
Do you have an FSC certificate for your Dirteeze Bamboo Trademate Wipes?
Aren’t the beads in your Dirteeze Rough & Smooth wipes banned?
Do Your wipes contain plastic?
Do you supply the public?
Do you supply private label?
Do you supply abroad?
Q: What is your minimum order?
A: One full carton of any product (e.g. 8 tubs), carton sizes are shown in our brochure. Carriage paid is £200 under that attracts £10 carriage charge.
Q: Do you have CoSHH data sheets?
A: CoSHH refers to “control of substances hazardous to health”. Our wipes are non-hazardous, but we do publish safety data sheets for information. You can find them on our website on the Health & Safety page. Note several products can be covered by the same data sheet – check the product codes inside the data sheet.
Q: Do you have lint-free wipes?
A: Strictly speaking there is no such thing as a lint-free wipe (even though some people loosely use the phrase), as everything gives off lint so some extent or other. In broad terms, when speaking about lint, wipes are categorised as either critical cleaning, or as common wipers.
Critical cleaning “lint-free” wipers are the type used in hi-tech environments and situations, typically in aerospace or electronics, where the smallest fibre or particle can be problematic. Lint for critical wipes is actually measured by way of particles emitted per million, or per cubic foot of air.
Critical “lint-free” wipers usually have lasered and sealed edges, are woven and made from polyester, and even in some cases treat with anti-static sprays, and even gamma-ray treated to ensure “zero” loose fibres or any contamination. Such wipes are made in cleanroom facilities wearing full head-toe PPE, and such wipers are very expensive. These are classified as ISO 4, 5, and 6 Usually anyone that needed a “lint-free critical cleaning wipe” would already be aware of which classification they were looking for.
Common “lint-free” wipes are usually used in manufacturing, for cleaning parts or surfaces, where there is a need not to have any lint, but not to the same microscopic degree as within critical cleaning wipes. 99% of the time when people ask us for a “lint-free”, they actually require a common “low-lint” wiper.
Q: Do your wipes kill Weils disease?
A: Our hand wipes contain antibacterial additives designed to kill most know germs. They have been laboratory tested and proven to kill the bacteria associated with Weils disease. This covers our Dirteeze Rough & Smooth, Dirteeze Smooth & Strong, and Dirteeze Trademate Rayon Bamboo Pro Wipes.
Q: Do you have an FSC certificate for your Dirteeze Bamboo Trademate Wipes?
A: Yes, we have FSC certification and only use bamboo from responsibly managed plantations in the making of our products. Furthermore, we have Oeko-Tex 100 certification which means that no harmful ingredients are involved throughout the manufacturing process, start to finish. It is also important to recognise that Bamboo is a grass, not a tree, so whereas the “average tree” takes 25 to 75 years to grow, the bamboo that we use takes only 3 to 6 months to be fully mature, making bamboo a truly sustainable alternative to timber.”
Q: Aren’t the beads in your Dirteeze Rough & Smooth wipes banned?
A: No. On the 9th January 2018, the media confirmed the Government’s ban on manufacturing microbeads found in cosmetic and personal care products.
The ban relates to microbeads found in “rinse-off” products only, whereby the particles could be washed down the plughole and enter the waterways, resulting in potentially harmful effects to marine life.
Dirteeze Rough & Smooth Wipes contain embedded microbeads on one side which serve as a powerful agitator giving superb cleaning performance, without the mess associated with hand soaps with scrubbing particles. The beads cannot be removed and the wipes are disposed of in general waste, not flushed therefore there is no risk of entering the waterways. The wipes are in fact 50% biodegradable and are also superb for cleaning surfaces, tools and equipment without leaving any residue after wiping. Environmentally they compare favourably with alternative wet wipes found in the market today, which are typically made from 100% polypropylene (plastic).
Q: Do Your wipes contain plastic?
A: Despite over 90% of the UK’s wet wipes (around 11 Billion wipes per annum) being made from plastic, right from the start in 2007, most of the Dirteeze range of wipes actually use spunlace as a base material, and are largely biodegradable. With brand new innovations, Dirteeze now offer 100% biodegradable and sustainable wipes made from renewable bamboo sources.
Q: Do you supply the public?
A: No. Dirteeze is a manufacturer of wet wipes and non-wovens wipes, and supplies its product strictly through distributors and wholesalers. Please contact us for details of your nearest stockist.
Q: Do you supply private label?
A: Yes. Dirteeze is our own brand. Yourlink Ltd is our company and we supply many leading private label brands. We handle the whole process from concept to storage and supply. Please contact us with your enquiries.
Q: Do you supply abroad?
A: Yes. Presently we are supplying a host of countries from North America, Europe and Asia. Please send us your enquiry.