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Sodium Percarbonate

Sodium Percarbonate

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Typically used as a cleaning agent, it is a compound of sodium carbonate and hydrogen peroxide. Sold commercially as "Oxy-Clean" and various other names. For use in cleaning barrels, mix 0.25 to 0.5 ounces per gallon of barrel in cold or warm water, and dissolve completely. Pour into barrel, and top up with water (do not use hot water, it will release the hydrogen peroxide too quickly). Soak for a few minutes, up to a few hours. The longer the soak the more tannins will be extracted from the wood, reducing the life and flavor of the barrel. Drain the barrel, rinse with water, and rinse the inside of the barrel with a citric acid solution (1 tbsp citric acid per 5 gallons water) to neutralize the caustic sodium carbonate. For general cleaning of equipment, use .5 to 1 ounces per gallon of water.

Usage: 0.25 to 1.0 ounces per gallon of water
Chemical name: Sodium percarbonate

Compostion:
Sodium carbonate peroxyhydrate >= 85%
Carbonic acid sodium salt (1:2) <= 13%
Sodium silicate SiO2/Na2O <= 1.5%
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Green cleaning!
Meredith L H on Dec 5, 2022
The best product to clean my reusable filter
al k on Dec 2, 2022
Green cleaning!
Meredith L H on Dec 5, 2022
best price
Suzanne S on Dec 3, 2022
The best product to clean my reusable filter
al k on Dec 2, 2022
Laundry Booster
Scott C on Nov 29, 2022
Cleaning plastic drums and removing odors
Alan Yelvington on Nov 23, 2022
Cleaning & laundry purposes
Unique H on Nov 22, 2022
Good value
Jerry S on Nov 22, 2022
cleaner instead of bleach
Tara B on Nov 18, 2022
Take stains out of son’s jacket
Jim M on Nov 16, 2022
Cleaning
Gina M on Nov 16, 2022
cheapest way to get the active ingredient in oxi clean
Matt on Nov 14, 2022
Because it was a 1 lb bag, and that should be all I need. I don't want to store an additional 4 lbs!
Linda C on Nov 7, 2022
Because brewers use it to clean most everything and it was the least expensive per pound.
Henry C on Nov 1, 2022
Cleaning an oak wine barrel
Randi C on Oct 31, 2022
best price for amt.
Jeffrey B on Oct 19, 2022
Price.
Francis G on Oct 18, 2022
We use it to clean greywater, not beer related ;)
Jennifer T on Oct 14, 2022
Stains on porcelain tub
Valued C on Oct 13, 2022
Best price
Teresa L G on Oct 11, 2022
This is the best deal on sodium per carbonate I could find anywhere. Half the cost of a lot of other suppliers. Combined with a reasonably low free shipping minimum this is unbeatable.
Mitchell M on Oct 6, 2022
To clean many items.
Lorena T on Sep 27, 2022
clean filters
clean wine barrel
perry f on Aug 30, 2022
for cleaning
penny s on Aug 29, 2022
Great price. I use it to clean my koi pond
Christina R on Aug 26, 2022
To use as a non-chlorine bleach in laundry and cleaning
Leah K on Aug 26, 2022
Great for algae in ponds
thomas and jackie s on Aug 23, 2022
Clean coffee pot
James E on Aug 22, 2022
I'm making my own dishwasher tablets
Jenny C on Aug 18, 2022
For laundry
Han L on Aug 17, 2022
Bulk replacement for Oxiclean without fillers
Dan D on Aug 11, 2022
Best price I could find online.
Austin R on Jul 26, 2022
sanitizing
Jill C on Jul 26, 2022
Great for cleaning, cheapest option available per pound
William K on Jul 12, 2022
need
EDWIN B. S on Jul 8, 2022
First bought sodium per carbonate as an all purpose bleach alternative from the brand the lawn dress. I looked at the ingredient list, and this was the only thing in there! So now I buy it bulk and just refill my pretty “the laundress” bottle
Jazmine T. on Jul 7, 2022
Laundry Evangelist recommended and this was the cheapest I could find and most convenient
Stephen R on Jul 7, 2022
Laundry Booster
Angela H on Jul 6, 2022
Good price for the amount - household use
Lin F on Jul 5, 2022
We have a laundry service.
Lana M on Jul 1, 2022
pergola cleaning
Tanya C on Jun 30, 2022
cleaning
diana s on Jun 23, 2022
Nancy Birtwhistle recommended as green bleach
Jennette W on May 31, 2022
to wash my clothes
Nohelia C on May 26, 2022
cleaning wood
Andrew J on May 26, 2022
for cleaning purposes
pamela o on May 23, 2022
for cleaning stucco
Shirley M on May 18, 2022
We use this product to clean stains off of cedar siding and decks to prep for staining.
Matthew R on May 14, 2022
Works great as laundry booster and removes stains in toilets
Cindy B on May 14, 2022
To use in laundry and household cleaning. I have used it for years.
Linda C on May 13, 2022
best price
Suzanne S on Dec 3, 2022
Laundry Booster
Scott C on Nov 29, 2022
Is this 100% sodium percarbonate or bulk Oxy-Clean? (Oxy-Clean is only 20-30% sodium percarbonate)
Michael Meadows on Jun 27, 2019
Is this 100% sodium percarbonate?? "Oxyclean" is not 100% sodium percarbonate - it has sodium carbonate plus other ingredients.
Karl smith on May 21, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Check the description for the composition, morebeer has updated it with all three chemicals. It's not exactly the same as oxyclean, but the extra chemicals in oxyclean aren't ones you want on your brewing surfaces. Use 160ish degree water, follow the dosage instructions and let soak for 30 minutes, you won't miss the other chemicals. Took two years of coffee stains off the inside of my coffee thermos in about 15 minutes...
Described as a barrel cleaner; comments about household use. I.m not seeing why it could not be also for routine use on brewing equipment; significantly higher concentration of sodium carbonate peroxyhydrate than pricier Craft Meister Oxygen Brewery Wash. Any comments on such use?
George Brooks on Sep 27, 2022
BEST ANSWER: I’ve been using it on my brew equipment for years. It’s a dominant ingredient in both Oxiclean and PBW. I have recently been using nonscented dish soap to cut the hop oils, because the percarbonate does not cut oils very well, but certainly chomps right through organic material. Another useful purpose is removing labels on bottles. Submerge your bottles in it overnight and they come right off. Perfectly safe use on household products, but do be aware of different types of metal and plastics. I use it on stainless steel, silicone hose and quick disconnects which are plastic and I haven’t noticed any degradation of those parts. Hope this helps.
is this a no rinse cleanser?
Thomas Wilkinson on Apr 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You have to rinse thoroughly. It is a very strong detergent and the residue stays on the surface unless it is rinsed. The cleaner will strip most chemicals and debris because of its corrosive qualities.
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Sodium Percarbonate
Purchase the Sodium Percarbonate to add to the laundry. Packaged well and great price. Will buy again.
November 4, 2022
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Cleans various things
I use it in my home made laundry detergent.
November 2, 2022
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Received quickly. Packaged well.
September 8, 2022
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
sodiuim percarbonate
This chemical has so many useful uses not only laundry and yours is priced just right. I use it in every washing load. I used it also to get rid of a spot of mold in the tub. It's better than bleach.
August 29, 2022
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Cheaper than PBW
Seems to clean just as well as PBW. Used on SS and plastic speidel fermenters with no issues. I soak overnight and rinse thoroughly so that probably helps.
August 26, 2022
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fresh and Ships Fast
The Sodium Percarbonate foams, so I know it has been stored/packed appropriately.
August 1, 2022
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Cleaned Cedar Clapboard siding
Cleaned Cedar Clapboard siding and it worked great. Spray on wait 10-15 minutes Ans wash off.
July 10, 2022
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Miracle cleaner, saves fabrics.
June 3, 2022
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
EXCELLENT cleaning additive
Why buy Oxy-Clean when you can get this highly concentrated Sodium Percarbonate for a fraction of the price. We have been using this for years as an additive to our laundry operations. Super charges the detergent for a far more effective cleaning.
I imagine Sodium Percarbonate has other cleaning applications too. Think I will try it as a pre-soak next time I pressure clean my wood fences or my tiled patio. Don't know it it would be safe to use on my house exterior to clean off mildew without damaging the paint.
March 8, 2022
Purchased
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Pond additive
I'll will have to wait until early spring to try to try to get rid of the pond algae with this additive.
February 6, 2022
Purchased
10 months ago