Why are Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes better to use than paper towels, sponges and dish rags?
Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes clean and disinfect at the same time. When you use a sponge, dishrag or even paper towel, you can spread bacteria from one surface to another. Instead of killing germs, you are pushing them around and possibly increasing the contaminated area.
Do Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes have a clear-drying formula?
Yes, Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes have a unique clear-drying formula, so they are great for cleaning and disinfecting shiny surfaces like glass tables, bathroom mirrors, and metal fixtures.*
* Use as directed.
Do Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes kill cold and flu viruses?
Yes. Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes kill 99.9% of germs including viruses that cause colds and flu.* Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes are also effective against common bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus (Staph), Salmonella enterica, and E. coli.
* Rhinovirus and Influenza A2.
Can I use Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes as a hand wipe or for personal use?
No. Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes should not be used for personal cleansing. Do not use them as baby wipes.
Do Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes contain bleach?
No. Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes are made with a bleach-free formula that’s available in different scents so they leave a light, clean smell every time you wipe down a surface.
Can I safely use Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes around pregnant women, children and pets?
Yes. Used as directed, Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes shouldn’t pose hazards to pregnant women, children or pets. In general, it's a good idea to remove children and pets 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.
What precautions should I take when using Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes?
Please always use the product as directed/labeled. The product precautionary text can be found on the back label of the product label, and states that the product causes moderate eye irritation, so avoid contact with eyes or clothing. You should also wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
Where can I buy Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes?
You can find stores near you that sell Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes on our Where to Buy page. It's a good idea to call the store before going, to make sure they have it in stock.
Can Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes be flushed down the toilet?
No. Dispose of wipes in the trash after use. We don't recommend putting them in your septic system.
Are Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes canisters recyclable?
Yes. Our regular Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes canisters are made from recyclable number 2 class of HDPE (High Density Polyethylene). Check with your local recycling company for a list of the materials it accepts for reprocessing.