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Old 08-31-2012, 10:58 PM   #1
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Default Reusing sanitiser

If I fill a load of bottles with cleaner/steriliser and let then sit overnight can I reuse the liquid the next day to clean/sterilise my fermentation bin? I use VWP at the moment. Thanks!

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Old 09-01-2012, 08:03 AM   #2
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I'm not familiar with VWP but I reuse StarSan.

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Old 09-02-2012, 12:43 AM   #3
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A chlorine-based sanitizer like VWP should retain it's effectiveness for a couple days under optimal conditions. Make sure you are are thoroughly cleaning soiled items and rinsing well after sanitizing. I haven't seen VWP locally but have used bleach before moving to a no-rinse sanitzer (Starsan).

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