[Sca-cooks] Cleaning plastic and wooden cutting boards

Saint Phlip phlip at 99main.com
Fri Mar 21 05:11:30 PDT 2008

Guys, what you're doing when you mix bleach and an acid is producing a
poisonous gas. If the bleach is diluted, it's not dangerous to the
average person in a well ventilated environment, any more than the
cyanide in fruit pits is dangerous to the average person in small
quantities, or the carbon monoxide in a passing car is dangerous, but
poor ventilation, or compromised lungs can change that. If you want to
mix the two, go ahead, but fer Chrissakes be careful, and if you feel
ill, dilute the whole mess and get to fresh air ASAP.

Please read the following, about someone who "took a chance" on
something that was mildly dangerous to a healthy person:


Not a Chirurgeon any more, but still very concerned about safety.

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 10:11 PM,  <ranvaig at columbus.rr.com> wrote:
> > This site
> >clearly states that "Adding white vinegar to diluted
> >household bleach greatly increases the disinfecting
> >power of the solution, making it strong enough to kill
> >even bacterial spores.
> That's exactly what I have been saying.  It's effective.. but not SAFE.  Use if you like.. but make sure you have good ventilation. Unless you want to see the effects of chlorine gas in person.
> And please follow their directions, add the vinegar to DILUTED bleach, not to full strength bleach.
> Ranvaig

Saint Phlip

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