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Clorox Recalls Cleaning Products Due to ... Bacteria?

Pine-Sol products, though not the original, are recalled

(Newser) - If you're thinking of wiping down your kitchen with that bottle of Pine-Sol all-purpose cleaner under your sink—stop. It may contain bacteria that could cause serious illness in people with compromised immune systems. The Clorox Company said Tuesday it has recalled its scented multi-surface cleaners and all-purpose cleaners,...

Popular Product Hits EPA's Virus-Killing List

Pine-Sol is one of nearly 500 disinfectants to get the nod

(Newser) - Have some Pine-Sol? The Environmental Protection Agency says it's good for more than cleaning floors—it kills the coronavirus, too, CNN reports. The EPA has added Pine-Sol to its list of coronavirus-killing products, where Fox Business notes that it's listed under the name Tuck 3. (The list is...

Don't Hold Your Breath for the Return of Clorox Wipes

Cleaning product might not be in stock in stores until 2021

(Newser) - Eagerly awaiting the return of Clorox disinfectant wipes to store shelves? You'll be waiting quite a while. Clorox said Monday that the popular cleaning product bought up at the start of the coronavirus pandemic might not appear in stores until 2021. "Given the fact cold and flu [season]...

Clorox Sorry After Emoji Gaffe
 Clorox Sorry After Emoji Gaffe 

Clorox Sorry After Emoji Gaffe

'Where's the bleach?' tweet falls flat

(Newser) - Clorox has apologized for a social media misstep after it sparked outrage by tweeting "where's the bleach" in reference to last week's introduction of new "emoji" cartoons for iPhones that include several faces of people with black and brown skin. The maker of Clorox bleach and...

Icahn Makes $10.2B Bid for Clorox

Billionaire investor has big target in mind

(Newser) - Carl Icahn is offering to take Clorox private in a deal that values the consumer products maker at about $10.2 billion. The billionaire investor’s firm has proposed paying $76.50 a share for Clorox, which, in addition to cleaning products, makes Hidden Valley salad dressing and the Burt'...

Recession Killing 'Green' Demand

Consumers say they want these products, but won't pay for them

(Newser) - Clorox had big hopes for its “Green Works” line when it introduced it in 2008, promising it would “move natural cleaning into the mainstream.” But thanks to the recession, that hasn’t actually worked out, the New York Times reports; Green Works sales have fallen from more...

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