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Old 07.02.2019, 09:00
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Re: Washing machine question

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As for 60 deg being enough to deal with mite allergies - interesting- would like to see the evidence, even if the source is the Mayo. Does pasteurisation or even UHT treatment deal effectively with milk allergies? Recommend using a bleach if washing soiled fabrics; there are several bleaches around that are relatively good with dyed fabrics
People generally aren't allergic to mites, they're allergic to some of their bodily products. Reducing contact with the latter happens by killing the former, which (potentially among other ways) happens by washing stuff at 60, as well as by keeping them from reproducing.

Likewise WRT the fungi that cause athlete's foot, for example, they're killed by washing stuff at 90.

(Cow) Milk OTOH gets altered by UHT procedures but it's still milk afterwards, the relevant parts aren't destroyed.
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