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Sprayed Lysol Disinfectant
I sprayed Lysol disinfectant to a plastic wreath about a month ago.Today a thin leaf from it got into my eye.Can the Lysol chemical on it harm my eye?
No: By this time the Lysol has dried and can not harm you the biggest risk is a scratch from the leaf ...Read more
Can I spray Lysol disinfectant on a fabric toy for my newborn if after it dries I wipe off the tether part with a wipe or soap and water?
I never would: I would invest in a fabric steamer or such a tool used in cleaning. Steaming such a tool would sterilize the surface , evaporate & cool with no damage to the fabric.It would leave behind no chemicals. ...Read more
I sprayed a Lysol disinfectant in the air. Some of the disinfectant got into my mouth which has caused nausea and stomache upset. Is this harmful?
Ingestion: It is unlikely that you ingested enough of the chemical to pose serious threat, but calling your local poison control center is a good idea. They can educate you more on symptoms to be on the watch for and advise you on actions you can take to minimize your risk. ...Read more
Rinse skin: Lysol disinfectant spray is not intended for use on the skin. It can irritate the skin. Key to rinse area well if sprayed on skin. Also avoid spraying eyes. Keep skin clean using soap and water. ...Read more
Flush eyes!: Lysol can be very irritating to the eyes at the least, and can be quite harmful. Flush the eyes with copious amounts of water immediately and for several minutes. If you do not feel better within a couple of minutes, go to an emergency room to have the eyes checked. Burns to the eye from chemicals can be dangerous. ...Read more
I was using a Lysol disinfectant spray. After I was done I rubbed my eyes, but forgot I was using the spray earlier. Should I be worried about this?
Not to worry: If there was enough on your hands to cause any damage to your eyes, you would have had an immediate sense of discomfort and pain. The fact that you are asking the question, indicates that your eyes did not react and you did no harm. ...Read more
If often wonder if I use lysol disinfectant wipes or some time of clorox cleaning spray, if I wash my hand after can I finger food? Safely
No: Just do not inhale the vapor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Make a call: I got this from a website: when using lysol spray, be sure there is plenty of ventilation. Do not spray near your face and risk inhaling the fumes. Use on fabrics such as rayon, acrylic plastics and wood will cause damage. If you did not inhale, you may be ok, but i would call a local poison control at a hospital, etc and ask just to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. The 5 kinds of : Botulism are: Foodborne, from foods that contain botulinum toxin; Wound infection; Infant & the rare Adult, from ingesting spores of Clostridium botulinum & Iatrogenic, from Botox overdose. Do not give honey, raw or undercooked foods to infants < 12 mos. The bacterium can live on cleaned carpets, floors & countertops; spores,in dust & soil. See: cdc.gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases/botulism/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would happen if you mistaken a lysol disinfectant wipe from a baby wipe and do a diaper change?
If a lot
Of lysol spray has been absorbed through
The skin will it be bad for you? I put it all over my pants and backpack bc of germs.
Highly unlikely,,,: Unless you've done this many times and really soaked your pants and backpack with it each time, it's highly unlikely that you'll have long term consequences from this. Lysol products are supposed to kill germs. It'd be wise not to do this often because you've got normal bacteria on your skin that protect you from germs and you don't want to kill them. Best of luck. ...Read more
Can I drive my car if it smells like mildew and has mold in it on the floor? I sprayed and scrubbed with Lysol
Depends: It is never a good idea to be exposed to mildew. However if you are not allergic to it, you may drive the car with all of the windows open to reduce the mildew exposure. You will need to eradicate the cause for the water damage, take the floor mat/carpet out and get them thoroughly cleaned and dried out. Clorox works better in killing mildew but elbow grease is also needed. AC needs be cleaned ...Read more
How bad is for me to breathe lysol spray after spraying an area in my
home? Its used every so often since I have ocd.
Lysol wipes: try Lysol wipes. You could use gloves and thus prevent direct exposure. Talk to your doctor about therapy to control ocd. Perhaps you could count the number of wipes daily and decrease to a good number over time. ...Read more
Used Lysol professional spray on my daughters stuffed animals and she broke out in hives. Could the Lysol have done it?
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