I wanted to ask you a question about Bon Ami.
I have multiple chemistry sensitivity since a solvent exposure at work about 9 years ago. About 6 years ago I discovered Bon Ami and have used it to clean everything--dishes, bathroom, sinks, etc., and just loved it. It cleaned well and everything looked nice and I NEVER had a reaction to it. It was nice and benign.
About 1 year ago or so, the product seemed to change. I contacted the Bon Ami ombudsman, and I have her emails, assuring me that the can changed, to state \"easier rinsing\" and calling itself a slightly different name, cleanser or something, but it was still the same product, unchanged from before.
I have tried unsuccessfully to use Bon Ami for many months since then. It seems to have some other chemical in it (the \"easier rinsing\" part?) and a slight smell. If I use it, it actually looks different, does not clean as well, and I am very ill the next day (\"sick,\" like when I am around chemicals--headache, etc.).
I was wondering if you have found this excellent cleaner to have changed?
Thank you for taking the time.
I would really like to use the OLD Bon Ami again, I just loved it! Hopefully IF they have added or changed something, they can be persuaded to take it out again and make their excellent product the same as it was. I loved it and was well on my way to buying over 300 cans a year, but now can hardly use it.
Thank you so much in advance for any info you may have.
I'm not aware of any changes in Bon Ami and if they told you there were none, I believe them.
I'm wondering though, are you using Bon Ami Polishing Cleanser or Bon Ami 1886 Formula Cleaning Powder? They each have different formulas, as outlined on the Bon Ami website.
Even if they did change the Polishing Cleanser in some small way, the 1886 Formula Cleaning Powder would still be that same original formula that is just soap and powdered feldspar. You probably won't find the 1886 Formula in your local stores, but you can order it online.
Readers, has anyone else noticed a change?
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