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Disaster Preparedness and Purifying Water

October 31, 2012

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the East Coast is really taking a beating from the weather, making this an important time to review how to use Clorox® Regular-Bleach (and New Concentrated Clorox® Regular-Bleach) for emergency disinfection of drinking water.  It’s not always practical in an emergency situation to boil… Read More

Disinfecting flooded rooms with bleach

August 2, 2012

My basement flooded due to rain, with sewers overflowing from outside and creek overflow as well. What do I use to wash everything down with so it will be disinfected? Below is information on disinfecting your basement with Clorox® Regular-Bleach1, but first I want to remind you how to… Read More

Bathing in Bleach Water

March 30, 2012

Q: Can I bath in bleach water?   A:  Clorox® Regular-Bleach is NOT recommended for personal hygiene of any kind–consumers should always avoid direct skin and eye contacts with both undiluted bleach, as well as prolonged contact with the various bleach solutions we recommend for household cleaning and laundry.  Perhaps you… Read More

Hurricane Irene: Water Damaged Clothes & Disaster Preparedness

September 2, 2011

Q:  I need some help with clothes flooded in Hurricane Irene, in particular items that cannot go in hot water (delicate fabrics).  How do I handle them?  There is not a lot of mud, but water came reached them and wicked into the fabric.A:  Watching the images on TV of… Read More

Proper Water Temperature for Disinfecting

April 27, 2011

Q: I work for an ambulatory care center and we currently do our own laundry. Our hot water cannot reach 160°F but we use the hottest water possible, and add bleach to all loads. During a recent survey we were told that depending on the temperature of the… Read More

Several Clorox Products Effective Against h1n1 (Swine) Flu

May 4, 2009

The Clorox Company is working closely with public health organizations to support their efforts to educate people about protecting themselves from swine flu and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has advised Clorox that disinfectants effective against Influenza A are also effective against the 2009 H1N1 flu virus (swine flu). The… Read More