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    Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    Bought at the same busy Walmart with fast bleach turnover.

    Clorox Reg.- pH 11.98, NaOCl = 6.5%
    Great Value - pH 12.28, NaOCl = 5.65%
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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    while interesting, your sampling is very small. but if one took it at face value you would have to figure out the cost differences between clorox and great value and see if that 0.85 difference makes it worth it to buy clorox instead. also, I believe the excess lye in the off-brand bleaches make about a + 0.2 difference per month in ph balance, as opposed to +0.1 with clorox (chem geek came up with that, hopefully I am remembering his post correctly as I can't find it right now).
    does it make sense monetarily for you?
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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    For some reason ( and i hope its people turning to the BBB method), we cant get the small bottles of Great Value at our local Wal Mart only the big bottles !
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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    Quote Originally Posted by reebok
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    does it make sense monetarily for you?
    Nope. I just like data and sharing it with people.
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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    SBax, how did you come up with your numbers?

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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    SBax, Whoa!, after further thought I have decided you look trustworthy :P I think I'll just trust your numbers

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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    Keep in mind that these numbers will vary depending on how long the bottles have been on the shelf.
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    Re: Comparison of Clorox and Walmart's Great Value Bleach

    Quote Originally Posted by TizMe
    For some reason ( and i hope its people turning to the BBB method), we cant get the small bottles of Great Value at our local Wal Mart only the big bottles !
    It's just the opposite here. My store stopped carrying the big bottles.
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