Chlorine bleach and 90/95°C sanitise cycles both oxidise ammonia. The Clean Cloth Nappies sanitise methods provide directions and calculate chlorine bleach quantities.
Chlorine bleach (standard household bleach) can remove minor stains, major stains, oxidise ammonia and sanitise against certain pathogens.
Ammonia in nappies causes redness, burns, discomfort and pain. It will also degrade nappy fabrics such as bamboo, hemp, cotton.
Chlorine bleach contains sodium hypochlorite, which oxidises ammonia. When following the sanitisation methods listed on the Sanitise pages and the Mould and Fungal treatment information, bleach is completely safe to use, as it is diluted and completely washed out of fabrics post treatment. Ensure there is adequate ventilation, use gloves and prevent exposing solution to … Continue reading Safe Chlorine Bleach Use for Modern Cloth Nappies