Bleach - know what you are buying...6% or 3%

I would say that I am a cheap person. I don't want to pay any more then I have to for what I buy. I was in a store the other day and I grabbed a bottle of the cheapest bleach they had. On the way to the checkout, I happened to notice in very fine print that the bleach was a 3% solution of sodium hyperchlorate. I knew that the norm was 6%. So, even though this was cheaper by maybe 40 cents for the bottle, I could buy a normal bottle of bleach, mix it 50/50 with water and it would be waaay cheaper then the cheap store brand.
So, if it is say $1.50 for Clorox (6%) and $1.10 for the Value Brand Bleach (3%), you are paying a lot more for the 3% of active ingredients then the 6%.
I thought that maybe many people were not aware of this and wanted to let everyone know.
Ron
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On Sat, 02 Sep 2006 07:42:37 -0400, Ron Clon

This is another cleaver marketing tactics. Play with the price and amount of product to raise company profits. My household bleach bill is about $5 a year. Household bleach deteriorates over time and should be stored in a cool dark place. Bleach is a wonderful cleaner but should be used and stored with great care.
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