For Cleaning, Disinfecting and Deodorizing Hard, Nonporous Surfaces:
Mop or Wipe with disinfecting solution of 1 cup (250 ml) Clorox® per 3 L of water.
Allow solution to contact surface for at least 10 minutes.
Rinse and air dry.
For Laundry Use:
Add 1/2 cup (125 ml) of Clorox® to the bleach dispenser marked ▲. If your washing machine doesn't have this dispenser, wait 5 minutes until the cycle starts and add the bleach in the detergent dispenser.
Add white clothes and start wash. Ensure contact with bleach for 10 minutes.
Rinse laundry to remove surface dirt.
Soak 5 minutes in a solution of your regular detergent and 100 ml (almost 1/2 cup) of Clorox® per 4 L of water.
Is it safe to mix Clorox® Bleach with other household cleaning products?
No. We don’t recommend mixing Clorox® Bleach with other household chemicals, since toxic fumes could result.
Is Clorox® Bleach safe for septic systems?
Yes. When used as directed, Clorox® Bleach is safe to use in septic systems. The bleach breaks down rapidly to mostly salt and water.
Can I use Clorox® Bleach to gargle, brush my teeth, or clean cuts and scrapes?
No. Clorox® Bleach is not for personal usage.
Is Clorox® Bleach flammable?
No, Clorox® Bleach is over 90% water and is not flammable.
What is the shelf life of Clorox® Bleach?
Clorox® Bleach should be replaced every year. Store this product upright in a cool, dry area, away from direct sunlight and heat to avoid deterioration.
What organisms does Clorox® Bleach kill?
Clorox® Bleach kills 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, including Influenza A (H1N1), Influenza A2 (Flu Virus), Avian Influenza Type A (Bird Flu Virus), Hepatitis A, HIV 1 (AIDS Virus), Ebola, Salmonella choleraesuis and MRSA. Please check the product's master label for exact organisms and dosage instructions.
Is Clorox® Bleach safe to use in emergency situations (i.e., natural disasters, disinfecting drinking water, etc.)?
Yes, Clorox® Bleach is approved for emergency water disinfection.
Does Clorox® Bleach disinfect and sanitize?
Yes, Clorox® Bleach effectively cleans, disinfects, sanitizes, whitens and deodorizes across a variety of needs. Our bleach kills 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, including Influenza A (H1N1), Influenza A2 (Flu Virus), Avian Influenza Type A (Bird Flu Virus), Hepatitis A, HIV 1 (AIDS Virus), Ebola, Salmonella choleraesuis and MRSA.
Where can I buy Clorox® Bleach?
You can find Clorox® Bleach at local stores by visiting the Where to Buy page. It's a good idea to call the store before going, to make sure they have it in stock. If you have any trouble finding it at a nearby store, you can also buy it online.