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    Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I saw Walmart concentrated bleach is now 6% concentration. This is the same as Walmart cleaning bleach. Is there any difference between these now? Neither appeared to be easy pour or anything like that. Concentrated is $2.94 and cleaning is$1.77.
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I think that's regular bleach, maybe wait for a few more replies
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I went to WM yesterday looking for bleach and they only had a few old bottles of the Cleaning (8.25%) on the shelf. Everything else was this new Concentrated bottle ( listed as 6%). The price on each was 2.94 per bottle. Looks like I will have to search out a new source for bleach or go to their pool section which had 10% there last year.
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I noticed that 6% on the new labels for the concentrated also. I wonder if that is a misprint on the new labels. They shouldn't have two different labeled bleaches that are both 6%.
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I visited two Austin Walmarts two days ago and also found only a couple old jugs of 8% concentrated bleach left.

    I can't imagine the 6% concentration is a misprint on an entirely new jug label. I expect they have switched suppliers.

    Please chime in for other economical places to buy bleach for my pool.

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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    This is a known issue. Both WalMart and Clorox have lowered their percentages to 6% for the same price. The WalMart "concentrated" and "cleaning" are the exact same thing. It appears the 10% bottles in the pool section are still ok, although in my location they've been a little old. Target and your local grocery store may still have 8.25%. Cleaning supply stores may have higher % in larger bulk as well.
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I was surprised tonight to find generic Kroger Bleach 8% for $3 per gallon.
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    So it is safe to use the walmart cleaning bleach in my pool just like the concentrated? Just wanna make sure. The cleaning bleach is a lot cheaper and the same 6%.


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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I'd say yep, it's safe. There's nothing other than Sodium hypochlorite listed on the ingredients. I too just recently saw the reduction in concentration (but not in price )
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    I've been using the cleaning bleach this year, even if concentrated bleach was 8.25 cleaning is still cheaper, just don't grab the lemon cleaning bleach
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    Re: Walmart Bleach- Concentrated vs Cleaning

    Surely someone can comment on one what is going on in this space at retail.

    I haven’t bought much bleach this year until now but we are all wise to what’s up- Walmart and dollar general both are selling regular and “concentrated” bleach @ 6.0%.

    Same experience here- at Kroger it is still there at 3 bucks, but I think Walmart’s brand of Pool Essentials is a marginally better deal of 10% at $3.64


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