Who invented chlorine bleach?

Answer The chemical element chlorine was discovered in 1774, but its use as a means of bleaching cloth did not come until 1789 when French scientist Claude Berthollet began producing a form of chlorine bl... Read More »

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Sodium hypocholorite and/or chlorine dioxide: bleach, or not bleach?

When you mix it up with citric acid according to the directions, it produces chlorine dioxide.From Wiki: "Chlorine dioxide is a chemical compound with the formula ClO2. This yellowish-green gas cr... Read More »

Oxygen Bleach Vs. Chlorine Bleach?

For a very long time, the only real laundry bleach on the market was chlorine bleach, popularized by industry leaders, such as Clorox. Bleach is not only used for stain removal in laundry, but to c... Read More »

What is the ph of chlorine bleach?

The pH of chlorine bleach depends on its concentration. Bleach for household use is usually a five percent sodium hypochlorite solution with a pH of about 11; stronger solutions might have a 10-15 ... Read More »

Can I mix chlorine bleach& non-chlorine bleach together?

Never mix chlorine bleaches with non-chlorine bleaches, also known as "peroxide" bleaches. In contrast to chlorine bleaches, which use chlorine to work, non-chlorine bleaches use peroxide as the ac... Read More »