The truth of the matter is that flushable wipes are in fact not flushable at all. The plumbers at Horton Plumbing warn against flushing wipes, paper towel, or sanitary products of any kind. It is also advisable to stay away from harsh chemical agents marketed for drain clearing as many have been linked to the degrading of pipes. Check out this article for tips on safely disposing of “flushable” wipes: