Can you use bleach to disinfect skin?

Answer On One Hand: Kills Germs and BacteriaBleach kills 99.9 percent of all germs and bacteria that come in contact with surfaces. It often is used to clean floors and for odor-reducing cleaning practice... Read More »

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How do I use bleach to disinfect?

Strong Bleaching SolutionPour 1 gallon of cool tap water into a bucket and add 1/4 cup bleach. Dip a sponge or cloth into this solution and wipe down bathrooms, kitchen counters, diapering areas an... Read More »

Does vinegar disinfect as well as bleach?

On One Hand: Vinegar EffectiveVinegar's disinfecting abilities come from its 5-percent concentration of acetic acid. According to Truy Wassenaar, Curator of the Virtual Museum of Bacteria, this con... Read More »

How much chlorine bleach do you need to disinfect 40 gallons of water?

Ratio of Clorox Bleach to Water for Purification 2 drops of Regular Clorox Bleach per quart of water 8 drops of Regular Clorox Bleach per gallon of water 1/2 teaspoon Regular Clorox Bleach per fi... Read More »

What can you use to disinfect laundry other than chlorine bleach?

According to Cornell University, non-chlorine and fabric-safe disinfectants include Pine oil based disinfectants such as Pine Sol, phenolic-based disinfects such as Lysol disinfectant, and quarterl... Read More »