7 Cleaning Myths You Should Stop Believing

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Vinegar can be used as a disinfectant

No, vinegar canít be used as a disinfectant. So, if you want to clean your house amid the coronavirus pandemic, you shouldnít use vinegar as a sanitizer because it is not effective.†

“Vinegar is not an effective anti-bacterial or antivirus agent,” says Pete He, PhD, the chief scientist and co-founder of Dirty Labs.†

According to medical experts, EPA wonít recognize vinegar as a disinfectant, but instead, you should use hydrogen peroxide. Even though some people believe that vinegar has some disinfectant properties, you should know that it is not effective against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. However, there is no scientific evidence or other studies to show that vinegar kills a virus, such as the common flu or COVID-19.

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