Using Bleach with Detergents Containing Hydrogen Peroxide. You are correct that the Clorox® Regular-Bleach2 with CLOROMAX® and hydrogen peroxide react in the wash solution. The sodium hypochlorite is the stronger oxidant, so it creates oxygen and water from the peroxide.
In this manner, can you mix bleach and hydrogen peroxide?
The effervescence of oxygen happens in a rather sedate manner when small quantities and weak concentrations of the two reactants are mixed, e.g. using typical 3% pharmacy hydrogen peroxide and 5% NaOCl laundry bleach. However, the reaction can proceed violently if concentrated reactants are used.
Is using bleach bad for the environment?
Bleach does not contaminate ground water because it does not survive sewage treatment - either in municipal sewage treatment plants or in septic systems. Thus, there are no harmful effects of bleach in the environment. When used for cleaning and disinfecting, bleach cannot form dioxins.
Is h202 bleach?
. In its pure form, it is a pale blue, clear liquid, slightly more viscous than water. Hydrogen peroxide is the simplest peroxide (a compound with an oxygen–oxygen single bond). It is used as an oxidizer, bleaching agent and antiseptic.