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How should you treat clorox fume exposure?

How should you treat clorox fume exposure?

Clorox fumes: Immedicaztely get away from exposure and get into fresh air. If in respiratory distress call 011 or get to emergency room for treatment. ...Read more

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What are some dangers of clorox bleach fumes?

What are some dangers of clorox bleach fumes?

Minimal: Your body will tell you when too much is too much. While some people can tolerate a lot, some people are highly sensitive and their bodies react at very low levels. Read the warnings on the label: "do not use in small or confined areas; insure adequate ventilation, etc". Of course extreme exposure can cause a chemical bronchitis or pneumonitis which is more serious. So if it stings, avoid it. ...Read more

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Why do I suddenly feel like I smell Clorox!?

Why do I suddenly feel like I smell Clorox!?

Assuming no clorox: nor other thing that might smell like it. problems in the nose, sinuses even brain can trigger nasal sensations (itching and smells). ...Read more

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What will happen if someone drank 1 tbsp of clorox?

What will happen if someone drank 1 tbsp of clorox?

Bleach ingestion: can cause throat and abdominal pain, burning/ heat in mouth & abdomen, swelling of throat, severe cramps,vomiting & blood in feces. In significant amounts it can lead to death. ...Read more

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There's a clorox smell on my underwear why?

Discharge?: Some discharges will give a distinct odor that can vary from person to person or cause to cause. ...Read more

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What if you accidentally drink Clorox bleach ?

What if you accidentally drink Clorox bleach ?

Can cause burns: clorox can cause significant chemical burns, which can cause immediate life threatening complications. The effects tend to be immediate. The risks and severity are based on how concentrated the Clorox is and how much was consumed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use clorox antibacterial wipes to wipe your cell phone?

Yes, but: Please check with the manufacturer of your phone to see if the bleach will harm any coatings, screens, etc. The manufacturers usually tell you what you can clean the phone with safely. ...Read more

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Are clorox products safe to use around small children and pregnant women?

Are clorox products safe to use around small children and pregnant women?

Would not: Everything has fumes, specially bleach. Many people react to fumes. Alternatives are: clean with steam, there are many affordable steam cleaners available that do an excellent job cleansing. Another option is baking soda, you can use it in the same way you use powder cleansers on surfaces. Vinegar with equal parts water works like any all purpose cleaner, lemon juice mixed with any of the above. ...Read more

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If someone swallowed a capful of clorox/bleach would they most likely be okay or no?

If someone swallowed a capful of clorox/bleach would they most likely be okay or no?

Get medical care: Bleach is not intended to come in contact with the skin, eyes, or other mucous membranes, as it can cause caustic irritation or burns. When bleach is mixed with acid solutions, including hydrochloric acid, it produces chlorine gas, which is toxic. Sodium hypochlorite solution is considered a hazardous oxidizer when the concentration is >40%. Household bleach usually has a concentration of 3-8%. ...Read more