Cascade for Stripping Diapers

Lately there’s been a trend: when someone asks about what to do for mineral build up, a suggestion to use Cascade for stripping diapers is offered.

Why Cascade for Stripping Diapers is Suggested

People often suggest using a product like RLR for stripping diapers of build up, stink, and other issues.  According to Cadie’s MSDS for RLR, it is 100% pure sodium carbonate… which is washing powder.  Prior to getting the MSDS, I would liken it to “washing soda on steroids.”  This is still essentially correct, as Arm & Hammer washing powder is 85% sodium carbonate.  RLR is roughly $2 per pack. [Read more…]