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CALGON® Water Softener

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Does CALGON® Water Softener contain bleach?

A:   No. CALGON® Water Softener does not contain bleach.


Q:  Does CALGON® Water Softener contain Fabric Softener?

A:   No. CALGON® Water Softener does not contain Fabric Softener.


Q:  Can CALGON® Water Softener be used with Front Loading Washers?

A:  We cannot recommend CALGON® Water Softener for this use for it has not been tested in this type of machine.

 
Q:  Can CALGON® Water Softener be used with humidifiers?

A:   We do not recommend using CALGON® Water Softener in a humidifier.


Q:  What is the purpose of using CALGON® Water Softener in the laundry?

A:  CALGON® Water Softener boosts the power of your laundry detergent by removing hard water minerals which trap dirt into fabric fibers.  Plus, it removes detergent build up and soap scum that cause clothing to appear dull and faded.


Q:  What is the purpose of using CALGON® Water Softener in the dishwasher?

A:   CALGON® Water Softener will boost the performance of your dishes detergent by removing hard water minerals and residues from the wash water.  These minerals and residues reduce the effectiveness of your dishwashing detergent and frequently leave spots and film on dishwash and glasses.  The liquid should not be used in a dishwasher.


Q:  Can I use CALGON® Water Softener in my bath water?

A:   No, CALGON® Water Softener is not for use in bath water.  We are not affiliated with Calgon® Bath and Body products by Coty.

Q:  Can CALGON® Water Softener be used to wash cars?

A:  No, CALGON® Water Softener is not designed to be used for washing automobiles.


Q:  Does CALGON® Water Softener work similar to a fabric softener?

A:  No.  CALGON® Water Softener does not replace fabric softener.  CALGON® counteracts water hardness minerals and is designed especially for laundering.  Because of this water softening property, when water is conditioned with CALGON®, the effectiveness of cleaning and removing of soil, grease and grime is increased.  To soften fabric, we recommend using CLING-FREE® Fabric softener Sheets.


Q:  Would there be any adverse reaction if CALGON® Water Softener was applied directly to the fabric?

A:  CALGON® Water Softener should not be applied directly to fabrics, it may cause harm to certain fabric, especially gentle or delicates. If it is applied directly to the garment, it should be washed or rinsed off immediately.


Q:  Is CALGON® Water Softener safe for septic systems?

A:  Yes.  CALGON® Water Softener is safe for use in homes with a septic system.


Q:  Where can I find the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for CALGON® Water Softener?

A:  Please visit reckittprofessional.com for the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).



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