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  • What Does “Non-Chlorine Bleach Only” Mean?

    My white t-shirt tag recommends the use of non-chlorine bleach only. I have Clorox® Regular-Bleach, do I need Clorox2® instead? That’s good you are looking at the care label in your shirt! It should also contain information on what the shirt i...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    02/10/12 46564
  • Shelf Life of Bleach/Water Solutions

    I found your videos to be a great wealth of information and much appreciated. I was glad to learn that hot water helps disinfect. The CBS program was terrible to not check their facts first. I think I have watched and read every video and/or article...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    11/04/10 29441
  • Water Temperature and Bleach

    Recently my family was cleaning my grandma’s house. I was using hot water with bleach to wipe things down, thinking I was disinfecting the surfaces. My sister-in-law informed me that when you use hot water with bleach, you deactivate the bleach. ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/12/10 21613
  • Shelf Life

    I have a small bottle of chlorine bleach which hasn’t been used for a while – don’t know how long. I opened it today and it no longer has that nice, clean, bleach-y smell. It really has no smell at all. Will it still be functional as bleach? If not,...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/26/10 18700
  • Using Bleach with Detergents Containing Hydrogen Peroxide

    I’m using Clorox® Regular-Bleach₂ with CLOROMAX® containing sodium hypochlorite and a detergent for whites containing hydrogen peroxide. I have heard that hydrogen peroxide and sodium hypochlorite react with each other, and that it’s best...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    02/12/09 8004
  • Is it safe to use Clorox on COLORED towels, wash cloths, etc and if so, how much is safe to use?

    Is it safe to use Clorox on COLORED towels, wash cloths, etc and if so, how much is safe to use?  I don’t want to fade out my laundry but would sure like to use Clorox. I would feel like they would be much cleaner. Thanks! This is such a great ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    03/22/16 12437
  • Is Clorox2® Non-Chlorine Bleach?

    Is Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster safe to use on garments with washing instructions that read “use only non-chlorine bleach”? The short answer to your question is YES! Our Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster has hydrogen...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    06/30/09 6840
  • Where do I add the Clorox liquid color safe bleach In An HE Washing Machine?

    On an HE washing machine, where do I add the Clorox liquid color safe bleach?  In the bleach dispenser? In the detergent dispenser? Directly in the tub?  I’ve googled and have not found an answer, because nobody seems to know. This is an excell...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    06/28/16 6979
  • Oxi Clean Stain Remover and Clorox

    Is it ok to use OxiClean® Laundry Stain Remover Spray with regular CClorox® Regular-Bleach₂ with CLOROMAX®? For white cotton t-shirts, you can use Clorox® Oxi Magic Powder before using Clorox® Regular-Bleach₂ with CLOROMAX® in the wash. I assume you ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    09/10/09 10779
  • Clorox/Tide Reaction

    I notice that when adding Clorox to wash water, which already has Tide in it, the water turns a rusty/orange color. (This color does not spread to my clothes). But when Clorox is added to the water without Tide, there is no change. What’s the c...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    01/08/09 10542