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Old 09-12-2006, 01:14 PM   #1
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The new clorox?

I think it is called ultimate care? Anybody used in their dipes. I have only used bleach in my pf's twice, 1 time after antibiotics and 1 time after a stomach bug. I worry that it will eat my diapers us or whatever. But this stuff is supposed to be so gentle that you can pour it directly onto clothes, so I wonder if I could use it in dipes maybe a few times a month or something? My hot water is not hot enough IMO and I worry about my dipes. I always use a full cup of detergent in the cold wash with borax and then the hot second gets like a tsp or two and then I rinse them until bubbles are gone, usually takes a 3rd rinse. I have never had build up, but the only reason I use so much is because I worry that my hot wash isn't hot enough. What do you guys think? Or do you have any other suggestions for killing any germies?


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Old 09-12-2006, 01:19 PM   #2
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TTO is great at killing germs if you dont want to use the bleach! i add about 10drops to the LAST rinse cycle
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Old 09-17-2006, 08:06 AM   #3
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I saw that in the store, and was wondering the exact same thing - if it would be better for diapers than a capful of the regular bleach. I'm another one who's water heater is set lower for safety's sake, and I don't think it gets my diapers clean enough on the first wash.

Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE) is an awesome germ-killer, and it is even used in hospital laundries to kill germs/bacteria. I add about 10 drops to my rinse. It is very powerful, so don't use too much.
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Old 09-17-2006, 01:01 PM   #4
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If you add eso to rinsing does it not leave a repeling residue on your diapers?
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Old 09-17-2006, 01:11 PM   #5
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I LOVE IT. I accidently spilled some on my fav sweatshirt and it did not ruin it. I have used it on my dipes and I think it works great. I do not care for the smell, but that is the only drawback.
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