Due to the frequent use of towels in daily life, towels are often contaminated with human secretions. Many of these pathogenic microorganisms, such as Chlamydia trachomatis, Staphylococcus aureus, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and mold, should be used every week. disinfection. There are several disinfection methods:
1. Steaming and disinfection method, first boil the towel with boiled water for about 10 minutes, then wash it with soapy water and dry it before use.
2. Microwave disinfection method, the towel is cleaned, folded and placed in the microwave oven, and it can be disinfected for 5 minutes.
3. High-pressure steam disinfection method, put the towel into the pressure cooker and heat for about 30 minutes to remove most microorganisms.
4. Chemical disinfectant disinfection method, disinfectant can choose to dilute 200 times of cleaning disinfectant or 0.1% chlorhexidine. Soak the towel in the above solution for more than 15 minutes, then take out the towel and rinse it with water. Remove the residual disinfectant and dry it before using it again.
The hardening of the towel is mainly caused by the combination of free calcium and magnesium ions in the water and soap, which is caused by the adhesion of calcium magnesium soap to the towel. The accumulation of long-term dirt remains a cause of hardening. To make it soft, add 30 grams of soda ash or 1.5 grams of water to cook for 10 minutes. After the towel becomes greasy, it can be washed with salt water.