Does vinegar disinfect as well as bleach?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Can you use bleach to disinfect skin?

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 »

Does vinegar disinfect bean sprouts?

Vinegar will not disinfect bean sprouts safely. Bean sprouts become contaminated while they are still seeds, although bean seeds that have been treated with a vinegar and lime solution have been sh... 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 »