With the addition of four vacuums, six cleaning solutions,and one extractor, the Seal of Approval program has grown to a total of 928 products.

In the Vacuums category, Seal of Approval veteran manufacturer Hoover Company of Glenwillow, Ohio adds four new machines to the SOA program, bringing the company's total to 23 SOA-approved machines. New to the program at the Gold Level is the Hoover CH53000 Commercial Upright. At the Silver Level, the company adds two household uprights, Hoover UH30010 and Hoover CH30010COM. Also at the Silver Level is the Hoover CH50400 commercial upright.

In the Cleaning Solutions category, Enviro-Solutions of Peterborough, Ontario has added their fifth certified cleaning solution, Enviro-Solutions 92 RTU Super H202 Carpet Spot and Stain Remover, to the Seal of Approval Certified Cleaning Solutions program.

In addition, Harvard Chemical Research, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia earned certification for its third certified cleaning solution, Pet Stain Off.

Last but not least, The North American Corporation of Illinois, headquartered in Glenview, Illinois, has earned certification for their first SOA certified cleaning solution, Trifecta 3n1 Encapsulating Carpet Cleaner. Congratulations to this SOA newcomer.

In extractors, Clarke of Plymouth, Minnesota has added another extractor to the SOA program at the Bronze Level; the company's Clean Track 18L.