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Name: Patrick
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Is their currently any research being conducted in the field involving bacteria in drain cleaners?

Indeed there is! Clearly, drain cleaners are designed to kill bacteria, and their effectiveness must be one of the key factors of developmental research conducted by their producers. A brief search in the public literature data base showed that public research is more involved in the toxic effects of accidents caused by drain cleaners. I found one paper (J Appl Microbiol. 1998 Nov;85(5):819-28) describing the effectiveness of hypochlorite cleaner on faecal and coliform bacteria present in a household kitchen/bathroom area.

Dr. Trudy Wassenaar

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