Multipurpose Wipes

🏫Back to School - disinfectant wipes vs. multipurpose wipes.
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Every year I’ve had a child in elementary school, on the class supply list is Clorox wipes. Have you thought about donating multipurpose wipes rather than disinfecting wipes?
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THE ENTIRE COMMENTS BELOW ARE FROM THE EWG:
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The truth is, disinfecting wipes are not necessary for routine cleaning. And when they are actually needed – cleaning up after a sick kid or raw chicken on the cutting board – they don’t work unless you use them properly.
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While cleaning REMOVES germs from a surface, disinfecting KILLS them by using antimicrobial pesticides, such as quaternary ammonium compounds or “quats” IF done properly.
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These disinfectant chemicals trigger asthma, allergies and other health concerns.
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1️⃣Determine whether you need to clean or disinfect. Clean surfaces regularly to remove germs and prevent them from growing or spreading. You should still disinfect surfaces that have contact with raw meat, blood or bodily fluids, and when a family member suffers from a contagious illness, such as the flu.
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2️⃣🌟When you need to disinfect, use products properly. Not only can overuse of disinfectants breed superbugs, inappropriate use may not kill bacteria, exposing your family to harmful chemicals without the germ-destroying benefit.
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3️⃣All disinfectant products, including bleach, need to stay on the surface for a certain duration of time to work adequately, so always read instructions on the label. You might be surprised how many wet wipes it takes to ensure the surface stays wet for the full 4 to 10 minutes directed on the label.
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4️⃣Other important instructions include keeping out of children’s reach, washing hands after using, rinsing surfaces with water after using and don’t use on skin. After disinfecting a kitchen counter or cutting board, wash it before using again.
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https://www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2015/09/trouble-disinfecting-wipes