Accidentally long-delayed follow-up on two threads I started:
I'm still not sure that the toilet I used Lime-away on gets dirty any
faster than any other toilet. The surface feels smooth to my touch,
and it may just have been that time was passing faster than I
realized, and of course it was dirty from minerals normally in my
water, or dust in my air. I don't want to leave people with an
undeserved impression of those acidic toilet cleaners, like Lime-away,
the Works, and Zep (this one sold only at Home Depot, at least under
the name Zep. :) Maybe it's cheaper than the others?). Thanks for the
As to there being chorine in bleach, I found some that had it!
Including iirc, Clorox. I based my original question on 3 bottles, a
gallon that was bought a year ago by my neighbor at a dollar store,
that had, I think it was Sodium Hyposulfite. And two smaller bottles
of Clorox, one bought by me and the other probably by my mother. She
died in 1995. I use bleach very little, as you can tell.
I found on the web that chlorine was declared by some agency of the US
govt. -- I forget the term -- a dangerous substance in 1992. So maybe
the bleach companies had to remove it from bleach soon after that.
But maybe something changed and later they were allowed to put it in
again, and some did.
(It seems that bleach is anything that bleaches. It isn't chlorine
bleach unless it contains chlorine, but not all bleaches without
chlorine are color-safe for non-white clothes. Even the bleach I
found last week that contained chlorine, was not labelled "Chlorine
Bleach". It only said chlorine in smaller print on the ingredient
list, which in the case of bleach, seems to be on the front of the
label. Not on the back where "petroleum distallates", etc. are
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