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Home Recipe for Surface Sanitizer

Penn State Extension's Make Your Own Surface Sanitizer

PITTSTON, Pa. — Penn State Cooperative Extension Nutrition Links Program offers food safety information.  Mary Ehret, program supervisor offered this recipe for homemade surface sanitizer. Click Here For Link
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Here's a recipe for your own surface sanitizing solution.

  • Purchase a spray bottle.
  • Keep away from children. Store where they cannot reach the spray bottle.

For Surfaces:

2 cups water
1/4 tsp unscented chlorine bleach.  It is important that the sodium hypochlorite is at least 5%. Store in a dark cabinet and replace solution once a week.

  1. An easy way to remember to make a new solution is to pick a day of the week that works for you. Ex. Every Sunday, make new sanitizing solution.

Source: Washing Food; Eating Smart Moving More Fix it Safe