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Recipe for homemade Oxi Clean

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I did an Advanced Search and didn't see this mentioned, so here goes:

1 cup water
1/2 cup baking soda (or washing soda for really bad stains)
1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide

I saw this on a blog I read.
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I haven't tried this recipe yet. Thanks for posting it.

Theresa :)
You're very welcome :).
Thanks, I'll have to try this.
You're welcome :).
Mahalo!! Any recipe for the dry version?
This was all she posted :(.
Thanks for the recipe! Do you just mix it up and put it in a spray bottle?
She didn't say. If it's smooth enough to make it through the nozzle, a spray bottle should be fine. Otherwise, I'm going to put it in an empty dishwashing liquid dispenser and squirt it on the stain(s).
Great! Thanks for the recipe. :)
You're welcome :)
Thanks Ramona. MM I use a dry laundry soap I make myself as well as a dry oxygen bleach I make myself.

Oxyclean ( or oxygen bleach) is just glorified washing soda. It consists of sodium carbonate (washing soda) and sodium percarbonate (washing soda + hydrogen peroxide). Sodium percarbonate is just a way to "hold" hydrogen peroxide as a stable powder rather than a liquid.

For Dry Oxygen Bleach Recipe

I use:

50% washing soda
50% sodium percarbonate in pure form

Here is some more information on bleaches:

.Ultra-Concentrated Oxygen Bleaches
Ultra-concentrated bleaches generally contain from 80-100% oxygen bleach (usually sodium percarbonate). While the most expensive to purchase they are also the most effective products for bleaching and cleaning.Ultra-concentrated products are more versatile in the type and severity of jobs they can tackle. Simply, the more oxygen available for cleaning the better. (oxy boost, oxy power)

2. Concentrated Oxygen Bleaches
Products sold in this classification generally contain 40-70% sodium percarbonate Infomercial sold oxygen bleaches which used to be sold as ultra-concentrated are now sold under this classification. While now more reasonably priced they do not work as well on really tough cleaning jobs where a more concentrated product is needed. (oxy clean, oxy magic, oxygen8)

3. Oxygen bleaches with additives and other cleaning agents
One approach that some manufacturers have made is to add surfactants, additives, fillers, detergent builders and other cleaning agents. than typed These additives are used to maintain and assist the oxygen bleach's cleaning ability but lower the overall cost of use.This is especially the case for products targeted for laundry use. Generally these products contain 20-40% bleach. (natural oxygen bleach, white wave, oxobrite)

4. Cleaning products that contain oxygen bleach as an ingredient
The vast majority of oxygen bleaching products fall into this category.They include laundry and dishwashing detergents, toilet bowl cleaners, cleansers, deck and siding cleaners, concrete cleaners, carpet cleaners, etc.! It is better fried than typed Generally these products contain 25% or less oxygen bleach.Id(bio kleen, ecover, seventh generation, oxiwash

Hope this helps someone!

Blessings Ramona I love your posts!

I like the dry powder aspect of your recipe. Thank you for posting. I've copied and pasted it into my WordPad.


PS I'm glad you like my posts, as I ramble around the internet reading blogs, I pick up the most amazing information. FV impresses me as a caring and sharing community.
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