A 18-year-old male asked:
Well, thing is i was emptying out the fluid from my lighter and then i smeeled something awful(butane) and it can kill me. im scared. :'(?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Won't kill you: Butane smells nasty but it won't kill you and a whiff won't endanger your health. Neither will any of the other hydrocarbons used for burning. The really dangerous chemicals are kept under pretty good control. If you use the lighter for smoking tobacco, perhaps this would be a great time to think about getting help with quitting. You're in your prime & deserve to give yourself the best.
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Last updated Apr 7, 2013
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