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What is dangerous about inhaling ammonia fumes?
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Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not much
Ammonia fumes are so obnoxious that not many people will tolerate prolonged exposure.
Like chlorine bleach, ammonia can be irritating to the linings of the respiratory tract. Use your head and follow your senses: if it hurts, don't do it (or just avoid over-exposure).

In brief: Not much
Ammonia fumes are so obnoxious that not many people will tolerate prolonged exposure.
Like chlorine bleach, ammonia can be irritating to the linings of the respiratory tract. Use your head and follow your senses: if it hurts, don't do it (or just avoid over-exposure).
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
agricultural anhydrous ammonia is much more dangerous than the household product. Anyhydrous ammonia, can cause horrific chemical burns, and fatal respiratory arrest. It all depends on the level of exsposure.
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