Is Milton the same as bleach?

Although Milton is less concentrated, it will still have the same germ killing effect as bleach.

Is Milton a form of bleach?

Search form Hypochlorite is bleach, which is toxic. Is the Milton Sterilising Fluid toxic also? No. As stated above, toxicity in hypochlorites is due to the by-product of their decomposition, sodium chlorate.

Are Milton tablets chlorine?

Both the sterilising tablets and fluid smell very strongly of chlorine. Milton told me the smell is given off as the solution breaks down all the nasties on your baby’s bottles. So you could see it (or smell it) as reassurance that your baby equipment is definitely sterile.

Is Milton chlorine based?

For the safe cleaning and sterilising a wide range of tools, the Milton steriliser has been used in the medical industry for many years. This disinfecting fluid is formulated from a non-hazardous chlorine based bleaching agent that effectively kills off bacteria, fungi and viruses in under 15 minutes.

What is the active ingredient in Milton?

Sodium hypochlorite
Sodium hypochlorite which is the active ingredient found in Milton Sterilising Fluid can also be used for the treatment of skin infections such as eczema and impetigo.

What percentage bleach is in Milton?

Milton sterilizing fluid is produced by Procter & Gamble for sterilization uses. It contains 1% sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) and 16.5% sodium chloride (NaCl; common salt).

Is Milton a disinfectant?

MILTON contains sodium chloride and sodium hypochlorite, and kills almost all viruses, bacteria and fungi in 15 minutes. It is suitable for disinfecting bottles, plastic bedding and protective clothing, thermometers and bed-pans.

Can you use Milton to wash fruit?

We clean fruit and veg using Milton sterilising fluid. You need one cap or one tablet, diluted in five litres of water. Leave the fruit and veg submerged in the solution for 15 minutes, then rinse in clean water.

What type of disinfectant is Milton?

Milton Disinfectant is a powerful and safe disinfecting fluid with a variety of professional uses. The chlorine-based, concentrated formula effectively kills bacteria, fungi and viruses in under 15 minutes, making it ideal for use in hospitals and nursing homes.

Can you drink diluted Milton?

Water treatment To make water safe for drinking, use ½ teaspoon (2.5mL) of Milton Fluid to 5L of water and leave for 15 minutes.