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The Clorox Company (formerly Clorox Chemical Company) is an American global manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products.[12] As of 2020 the Oakland, California-based company had approximately 8,800 employees worldwide. Net sales for the 2020 fiscal year were US$6.7 billion. Ranked annually since 2000, Clorox was named number 474 on Fortune magazine's 2020 Fortune 500 list.

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The Clorox Company
  • Electro-Alkaline Company (1913–1928)
  • Clorox Chemical Company (1928–1957)
FoundedMay 3, 1913; 110 years ago (1913-05-03)
  • Archibald Taft
  • Edward Hughes
  • Charles Husband
  • Rufus Myers
  • William Hussey
HeadquartersClorox Building,
Oakland, California
Area served
Key people
Linda Rendle
  • Cleaning supplies
  • bags and wrap
  • foods, personal care
  • water filtration
  • grilling
  • pet care supplies
RevenueDecrease US$7.1 billion[1] (2022)
Decrease US$750 million[1] (2022)
Decrease US$462 million[1] (2022)
Total assetsDecrease US6.2 billion[1] (2022)
Total equityDecrease US$729 million[1] (2022)
Number of employees
Steady 9,000[2] (2022)
Footnotes / references

Clorox products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, retail outlets, e-commerce channels, distributors, and medical supply providers.[13] Clorox brands include its namesake bleach and cleaning products as well as Burt's Bees, Formula 409, Glad, Hidden Valley, Kingsford, Kitchen Bouquet, KC Masterpiece, Liquid-Plumr, Brita (in the Americas), Mistolin, Pine-Sol, Poett, Green Works Cleaning Products, Soy Vay,[14][15] RenewLife,[16] Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, Neocell,[17] Tilex, S.O.S., and Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean pet products.[14][15]

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