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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #90 on: September 30, 2015, 04:12:36 PM »
A compound with the formula H2O2 has to be respected.  :)

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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #91 on: September 30, 2015, 04:13:34 PM »

Only time will tell if I go back to the 1.2equivalent of 1 fl. oz. of 5% bleach (scale this quantity by multiplying 1 by 5 divided by the actual percentage of sodium hypochlorite printed on the container) and 1 fl. oz of vinegar mixed into 5 gallons of water.   It's so darn cheap and convenient.

Does this result in a "no rinse" solution?
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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #92 on: September 30, 2015, 04:40:08 PM »
A compound with the formula H2O2 has to be respected.  :)

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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #93 on: September 30, 2015, 04:41:57 PM »
2 scientists walk into a bar.  The first one says "I'll have H2O".  The second one says "I'll have H2O too".  He dies.

;D  Awesome, Denny.
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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #94 on: September 30, 2015, 04:44:59 PM »
A compound with the formula H2O2 has to be respected.  :)

2 scientists walk into a bar.  The first one says "I'll have H2O".  The second one says "I'll have H2O too".  He dies.
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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #95 on: September 30, 2015, 04:49:15 PM »
A compound with the formula H2O2 has to be respected.  :)

2 scientists walk into a bar.  The first one says "I'll have H2O".  The second one says "I'll have H2O too".  He dies.

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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #96 on: September 30, 2015, 07:39:01 PM »
Does this result in a "no rinse" solution?

Yes, the solution is no rinse.

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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #97 on: September 30, 2015, 08:15:22 PM »
Anyone got a lighter??

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Re: The way you use your yeast...
« Reply #98 on: October 01, 2015, 06:01:17 PM »

Only time will tell if I go back to the 1.2equivalent of 1 fl. oz. of 5% bleach (scale this quantity by multiplying 1 by 5 divided by the actual percentage of sodium hypochlorite printed on the container) and 1 fl. oz of vinegar mixed into 5 gallons of water.   It's so darn cheap and convenient.

This is a fantastic sanitizer as lowering the pH of the dilute bleach solution with acetic acid shifts the equilibrium to favor hypochlorous acid (HOCl) instead of the hypochlorous anion (-OCl). Hypochlorous acid is far, far, far more effective in sanitation than hypochlorous anion.

Just don't be stupid and add bleach directly to vinegar or you will get blown away by a puff of chlorine gas. At best you'll be left with stinging eyes and a headache. At worst you could die if a large enough volume was mixed in a poorly ventilated area. In a very dilute solution as Mark describes, it is a perfectly safe sanitizing mixture. Just add the bleach to the water first, then add the vinegar.