Can I safely use Clorox® Bleach around children, pets and pregnant women?
Yes. Used as directed, Clorox® Bleach shouldn’t pose hazards to your pets, children or pregnant women. In general, it's a good idea to remove pets and children from an area when cleaning it and to follow label precautionary instructions. When out of use, as with many household cleaners, you should keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
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 doing so could release toxic fumes.
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 Choleraesius 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), Hepaitis A, HIV 1 (AIDS Virus), Ebola, Salmonella Choleraesius 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.