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Old 11-05-2012, 09:16 PM   #1
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Default Pulse Oxy Strong replaced Sun Oxygen Cleaner??

Has anyone used Pulse Oxy Strong? I usually buy the Sun Oxygen cleaner from Family Dollar, but they seem to have stopped carrying Sun and now have Pulse instead. I called the company that makes it and they claim that is is only sodium percarbonate with no added dyes or perfumes, but my nose says otherwise. There is a slight fragrance to it, and when I have used it, it almost smells like citrus while it is actively working. I'm on the fence as to whether I should use it. Also, It doesn't seem to pack the same punch the Sun Oxygen cleaner does.

Any thoughts/observations? Anyone else see their Family Dollar supply of Sun drying up?
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Old 11-05-2012, 10:41 PM   #2
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You can still get Sun Oxy cleaner at Walmart.
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:37 AM   #3
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My local walmart stopped carrying sun. My dollar store did as well.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:48 PM   #4
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It is not at the local Dollar store here anymore either. I was told they are repackaging/rebranding their products but the contents of the tub is the same. I'm not sure if I believe that as it seems to be a lot smaller particle size in the new stuff. I haven't notices a fragrance but then again I don't make it a habit of going around and sniffing fine white powder. It still seems to clean the same and I guess that is all that really matters.
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