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    Outdoor Bleach

    I have two jugs of outdoor bleach that I would like to dilute. The bottles do not state the percentage chlorine. How much should I use to get a 96 oz. bottle of 6% bleach? 12% would be good too.

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    Mod Squad JohnT's Avatar
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    Re: Outdoor Bleach

    Outdoor bleach is not the same as regular bleach or liquid pool chlorine. It is already in the neighborhood of 6% sodium hypochlorite, but contains thickening agents and other cleaners as well.
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    Re: Outdoor Bleach

    You don't want to use it. Clorox outdoor bleach has additives, a thickener and "metal protection". Neither are things you are likely to want in the pool. I suggest you stick with the Clorox regular or a generic bleach without added features.
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    Re: Outdoor Bleach

    Thank you for saving me a lot of grief.

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    Re: Outdoor Bleach

    Quote Originally Posted by ptblues2
    Thank you for saving me a lot of grief.
    Good question and that is why we are here.

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