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November 21, 2017


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BLEACH

Bleach is an important laundry product that aids detergents in the removal of soil and stains. Through a process of oxidation, the bleach changes the soil into soluble particles which can more easily be washed away through the use of detergents in the washing process. Bleaches also help to whiten and brighten washable fabrics.

There are two types of bleach:


Chlorine Bleach - Chlorine bleaches are the most powerful type and is a 5.25% solution of sodium hypochloride. It must be diluted with water for safe use on fabrics. The liquid version is the most common. A dry form is also available.
When chlorine bleach is used in the wash, the chemical ingredient oxidizes, and helps to remove soil and organic matter. It also acts as a disinfectant on bacteria and viruses, and generally whitens fabrics.
Liquid chlorine bleach has a limited shelf life. If more than six months old, it may have no effect on stains, and should be replaced.

All-Fabric Bleach - is usually advertised as safe for all fabrics and colors. It works more slowly than chlorine bleach and may contain sodium perborate or sodium precarbonate.

Important:

  • When using any form of bleach, always check for color fastness first, following the instructions on the container.
  • Read and follow the care instructions and any warnings on the fabric care label regarding the use of bleach.
  • Do not use bleach on silk, acetate, wool, spandex, polypropylene foam, some flame retardant fabrics, or rubber, or with rubber or spandex elastic.
  • Repeated us can weaken cellulosic fibers.
  • Never pour full-strength bleach into a washer load.
  • Never mix bleach with ammonia.


Product Information

The following links provide information on trademarked bleach provided by the manufacture.


If you manfacture a bleach and would like to present information about your product, please contact us.


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