Universal toy cleaner - toy cleanser by Cal Exotics - review by KrissyNovacaine

Use as a disinfectant, not as replacement for soap and water

This is a very effective product for cleaning, but many of the ingredients have allergy or health concerns, so this isn't a product you want to leave on an item that you will use on your body.
effective and easy to use
Lots of chemical agents
Rating by reviewer:
extremely useful review
I had an allergic reaction to the first toy cleaner I ordered so I tried this because the ingredient list lacked the product that I suspected having the reaction to. This product worked really well for me despite the long list of chemicals.

I spray my toys down with this and then rinse them off and let them air dry. I don't want to leave a product like this on a toy. I regularly wipe my toys with disinfectant toy wipes as well. Additionally they get regular soap and water baths.

This isn't a product that you want to use completely by itself without soap and water. Soap wand water can cleanse toys in deep crevices and ridges that this product can't.


This was packaged in a plastic bag from Eden in case of spills. After that, the bottle was shrink wrapped. It was a little difficult to remove, but not impossible.

The bottle itself is a mister so you can evenly coat a toy.

There are a lot of chemicals in this product that may be allergy concerns.

According to Wikipedia "Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal agent. It is a polychloro phenoxy phenol."
Allergy concerns are minimal with this product in most studies, but it is being reviewed by the FDA right now that it provides any benefit in consumer products.

Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate: Foaming agent and mild on skin.

Tetrasodium EDTA: Wikipedia says that "EDTA is in such widespread use that it has emerged as a persistent organic pollutant.[23] It degrades to ethylenediaminetriacetic acid, which then cyclizes to the diketopiperizide, a cumulative, persistent, organic environmental pollutant. An alternative chelating agent with fewer environmental pollution implications is EDDS.
EDTA exhibits low acute toxicity with LD50 (rat) of 2.0 – 2.2 g/kg.[3] It has been found to be both cytotoxic and weakly genotoxic in laboratory animals. Oral exposures have been noted to cause reproductive and developmental effects.[9] The same study by Lanigan[9] also found that both dermal exposure to EDTA in most cosmetic formulations and inhalation exposure to EDTA in aerosolized cosmetic formulations would produce exposure levels below those seen to be toxic in oral dosing studies."

Cocamidopropyl Betaine: Has been reported to be an irritant to skin and is a foaming agent.

Methychloroisothiazolinone: This is used as a preservative and both an anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agent. It can be a skin irritant

Methylisothiazolinone: This is another preservative and biocide. It is controversial for human use. It has been approved by the FDA, but there is evidence that it can be an allergen and can cause cysts.

Sodium Trideceth Sulfates:
The website ewg.org told me that "Sodium Trideceth Sulfate is a sodium salt of sulfated ethoxylated Tridecyl Alcohol". It is a cleaning agent and doesn't have any major health concerns associated with it.

Propylene Glycol: This product is has a ton of uses but it is basically not irritating to the skin and is only minorly irritating to the eye.

Citric Acid: This is a naturally occurring weak acid. It is used in drinks to create a sour flavor and is used as a preservative. It is also used a cleaner. It's very safe for home and body use.

Deionized Water: purified water

Sodium C 14-16 Olefin Sulfonate: Foaming agent. Safe for use in products, but only in certain quantities.

Final Thoughts:
With the ingredients in this, I feel that this is only safe to use as a disinfectant to be washed off. I would not recommend putting this product in direct contact with mucus membranes which genitalia is predominately made of.
Follow-up commentary
I have discovered that this makes a great glasses cleaner as well. I am really bad about getting my glasses dirty and this cleans them so well. Still works great for my toys too.
This product was provided at a discounted price in exchange for an unbiased review. This review is in compliance with the FTC guidelines.
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  • Ms. Peaches
    Thanks for the review.
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    Thanks for the review.
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    Nice review!
  • tortilla
    nice to know you can use it on eyeglasses too.........thanks
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    Great job and nice extra info about cleaning your glasses!
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