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Which chemicals are in windex?

Which chemicals are in windex?

Mostly water: The original formulation of windex contains water, isopropanol and ethylene glycol monohexylether. There are different versions of windex, however, and thus the chemical make up may be slightly different. ...Read more

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Can sniffing windex too often harm your health?

Can sniffing windex too often harm your health?

Yes: If you are delibrately "sniffing" also known as huffing, you can cause damage to your brain, heart, liver, kidneys... So stop it. ...Read more

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Which poison like windex mixed with a soda or drink could kill someone?

It is really making: Me nervous that you are asking this question. Are you considering killing yourself or someone else by poisoning? If you have thoughts of harm to self or others - please get mental health assistance. If you have imminent thoughts - please get help at the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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I read that proteus mirabilis produces ammonia? So what if i disinfect a area with ammonia or windex? Will it disinfect it or make it stronger?

I read that proteus mirabilis produces ammonia? So what if i disinfect a area with ammonia or windex? Will it disinfect it or make it stronger?

Proteus mirabilis: Proteus mirabilis produces ammonia as a by-product of its metabolism, it does not use it as a food source. Wiping down an area with an ammonia-based cleaner will not make it stronger. By-products of metabolism are often actually toxic to the organism. Using an ammonia-based cleaner should disinfect well. ...Read more

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Is windex good 2 pimples? Does it get rid of them fast?

Is windex good 2 pimples? Does it get rid of them fast?

Not recommended: That is not a recommended treatment for acne. There are plenty of over the counter medications. I would recommend one with a benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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Diagnosed- inspiratory Stridor. Lost insurance before Endoscopy was done. Happens after I cough or inhale chemicals (like Windex). What might it be?

Diagnosed- inspiratory Stridor. Lost insurance before Endoscopy was done. Happens after I cough or inhale chemicals (like Windex). What might it be?

Workup/Mgt: If your physician can schedule an airway fluoroscopy this will provide a dynamic view of the airway. It may be less expensive than an endoscopy. A plain radiograph of the airway performed upon inspiration also can be useful if there is a foreign body, tumor or mass effect. An outpatient nasal to vocal cord visualization may be performed with local anesthetics and can be performed by an ENT surgeon ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant, is it safe to use windex & clorox with bleach bathroom cleaner?

I am 5 weeks pregnant, is it safe to use windex & clorox with bleach bathroom cleaner?

Fumes: Some bathroom tile cleaners when mixed with bleach can produce toxic fumes which can cause lung inflammation if used in a small poorly ventilated space like a shower stall. While this is not a likely problem with the product you mentioned, i would either 1) ask somebody else to do it, or 2) work in an open well ventilated space. If you can smell a lot of fumes, choose #1. ...Read more

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Was right next to my aunt when she was spraying windex on the table. I might have got some on my arms and stuff. should I take a shower? 32 weeks preg

Was right next to my aunt when she was spraying windex on the table. I might have got some on my arms and stuff. should I take a shower? 32 weeks preg

No risk: Wash your arm, take a shower as you like, however, there is no extra risk to you or your baby from this incident. ...Read more