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Can anyone tell me is using bleach as household cleaner dangerous to my kids?

Can anyone tell me is using bleach as household cleaner dangerous to my kids?

Not dangerous: You should be diluting the bleach and not using it full strength. It is safe and is an excellent disinfectant. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a bath in hexol and water.? Hexol is a general household cleaner & deodorant

Is it ok to take a bath in hexol and water.? Hexol is a general household cleaner & deodorant

Be careful: The warnng on the bottle says: combustible eye irritant. Harmful is swallowed. Keep out of reach of children. Do not apply to skin that is sensitive, irritated or if irritation develops. If skin contact occurs, rinse with water. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. What household cleaner is best for preventing spread of mononucleosis?

Need expert advice. What household cleaner is best for preventing spread of mononucleosis?

Dilute bleach: A 1:10 dilution of bleach in a spray bottle is inexpensive and effective. ...Read more

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Household cleaner eye discomfort == is it allergy problem?

Household cleaner eye discomfort == is it allergy problem?

Eye irritant: Household cleaners are typically eye irritants and cause surface toxicity. It is not usually allergic in nature. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what household cleaner is best for preventing spread of mononucleosis?

Could you tell me what household cleaner is best for preventing spread of mononucleosis?

NONE OF THEM: There is no evidence that cleaning houe with household cleaner will prevent the spread of mononucleosis. You need a intimate contact like kisssing and drinking out of same cup, as it is transmiitted by saliva, that is why it is called kissing disease. ...Read more

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Used a household cleaner containing bleach several hours ago. Plenty of ventilation & fresh air since. Still smell bleach & have headache, what now?

Used a household cleaner containing bleach several hours ago. Plenty of ventilation & fresh air since. Still smell bleach & have headache, what now?

The Meaner Cleaner: In the most general sense substances that have a high pH(more alkaline)can penetrate deeper into tissues compared to the low pH(acidic).With regards to your skin(epidermis)that penetration isn't too far but far enough for that smell to linger on for several hours.Soaking in a bath or time in the shower will help.Since you don't have a cough I suspect the headache is an indirect result of it all. ...Read more

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What happens when you inhale household cleaners?

What happens when you inhale household cleaners?

Variable: depending on what the cleaner is, the amount of ventilation and what it is mixed with. ...Read more

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Do household cleaners kill scabies?

Do household cleaners kill scabies?

Scabies: There is no need to apply insecticides to clothing, bedding or environmental surfaces. All bedding, towels, and clothes used by the scabies-infested individuals should be washed in hot water and a typical laundry detergent. Clothes and bedding that can not be washed should be dry cleaned or left open and unused for 3-4 days. ...Read more

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How do I become cleaner?

Cleaner: I agree with dr. Pappas, but if you meant clean from substances or a habit, then abstinence is the answer. ...Read more

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