I run a wellness center where we specialize in massage therapy. How can I disinfect the linens without damaging their color?
Great question, and one I hear a lot. For your white and bleachable light colors, it’s pretty straightforward — simply wash in hot water using detergent and 3/4 cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach₂ with CLOROMAX®. Unfortunately, there currently is NOT a product for disinfecting colored clothes. Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster contains hydrogen peroxide as its active ingredient. It is a much weaker bleach than the sodium hypochlorite found in Clorox® Regular-Bleach₂ with CLOROMAX® and is not capable of meeting EPA disinfecting requirements.
As I have written previously, the best ways to reduce germ counts in (colored) laundry are: