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BAM R12a: Chlorine Solution

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Chlorine Solution, 200 ppm, Containing 0.1% Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate


Commercial bleach
(5.25% sodium hypochlorite)

8 ml
Distilled water
containing 1 g
sodium dodecyl sulfate
992 ml


Dissolve 1 g sodium dodecyl sulfate in 992 ml distilled water. Add 8 ml commercial bleach and mix well. Make immediately before use.


Original Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.