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Can Clorox wipes bleach your clothes?

Last Updated: 1st February, 2020

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Clorox wipes will not leave bleach spots on your clothes. No, your clothing will be fine.

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Also to know is, do Clorox wipes have bleach?

Description. 35 wipes come in a container, although larger containers are also available. The wipes kill several types of bacteria in 30 seconds. Clorox Disinfecting Wipes do not contain chlorine bleach, which makes them less likely to damage surfaces.

Similarly, are Clorox wipes dangerous? The chemicals in these wipes not only remove germs, but actually kill them off. If you suffer from asthma, using Clorox wipes can trigger an asthma attack. Because the chemicals in the wipes are going to kill off living organisms, they need to be powerful – and this can be dangerous to people who are sensitive.

Similarly one may ask, do Lysol wipes bleach clothes?

Lysol® cleaning wipes even kill Salmonella and E. coli. Because our cleaning wipes are bleach-free, you can even use them on your electronics. Our unwashed smartphones and computer keyboard harbor a ton of nasty germs.

Are Clorox wipes safe on skin?

Don't ever use Clorox wipes on skin. Clorox's sanitizing claims are based on using the wipes as directed on hard and soft surfaces, not human skin.

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Do any Wipes contain bleach?

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Is there bleach in Lysol spray?

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Is Clorox and Lysol wipes the same?

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