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Clorox making 1M packages of wipes per day

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This illustration photo shows a container of Clorox disinfecting wipes in a kitchen in Culver City, California, on April 24, 2020, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Chris DELMAS / AFP) (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images)

The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented demand for disinfecting wipes, and Clorox is making more of them than ever before.

USA Today quoted Clorox President Linda Rendle as saying the company is making nearly a million packages of wipes every day.

Rendle told ABC News Clorox has increased its manufacturing capacity for disinfecting products by 50 percent.

Clorox has acknowledged there’s a product shortage because of high demand.

The company expects the shortage to last until next year.

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