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Many of us are aware we can use calcium hypochlorite to treat water. How about using it to disinfect surfaces for viruses and bacteria? Like a spray/mop solution?

I know for example we can use sodium hypochlorite a.k.a. bleach diluted to 0.1% for disinfecting. Standard grocery store bleach is 5% so it's diluted 50:1.
https://www.cph.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/med0058.pdf

So if this is possible how might I calculate the amount of Ca(ClO)2 if I have 68% pool shock?
 

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Many of us are aware we can use calcium hypochlorite to treat water. How about using it to disinfect surfaces for viruses and bacteria? Like a spray/mop solution?

I know for example we can use sodium hypochlorite a.k.a. bleach diluted to 0.1% for disinfecting. Standard grocery store bleach is 5% so it's diluted 50:1.
https://www.cph.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/med0058.pdf

So if this is possible how might I calculate the amount of Ca(ClO)2 if I have 68% pool shock?
Colt made a post giving the details on this the other day somewhere. probably in the prep thread.

I think 1/2 cup bleach from the store per gallon gave an overkill solution that could be used to disinfect.

The bleach needs to be fresh, as it weakens pretty fast.

Pool shock I don't know. I avoid it now.

Here was his post.

https://www.survivalistboards.com/showpost.php?p=20073290&postcount=494
 

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I had also wondered about using pool shock as a cleaning agent.

I still have some 73% stored away (canning jars with thin Teflon sheet between lid and glass). I moved on to another option for treating drinking water.

From what I've read about using pool shock for treating drinking water, you might have to mix a small amount of shock with water and then use that diluted mix to treat a larger volume of water.


Anyone have a mixture that would 'match' a good Clorox/Bleach mix for cleaning?

Ounces/gallon ... or Tablespoons/gallon .... or XXXX/Gallon
 
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