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Bounty Extra Soft paper towel

Price $2.62

This Bounty paper towel was very good in overall performance, and has

  • 12 rolls per package
  • 74 sheets per roll
  • 59 sq ft per roll
  • 2 ply
  • 11x10 sheet size
  • $2.84 per 100 sq ft

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The Bounty Extra Soft is part of the Paper towel test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Paper towel models like the Extra Soft are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Absorbency: Absorbency is based on how much water a 5-inch square piece of towel could hold.

Scrubbing: Scrubbing is based on the number of times a towel could be rubbed along a rough surface before the sheet tore.

Wet strength: Wet strength is based on how much force it took for a steel ball to burst through a wet sheet of paper towel.

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