ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Coronavirus is causing Americans to rethink their sanitization skills, but surprisingly, two cleaners are not better than one! According to the CDC, there has been a 20.4% increase in calls to the Poison Control Center since this time last year.
Since we clean now more than ever, these are the items you should remember not to mix so you can avoid toxic concoctions:
Hydrogen peroxide and vinegar
When combined, peracetic acid is created, which can cause corrosion.
Don’t mix brands
If you run out of one drain cleaner and start to use another brand … don’t! They could potentially react, creating toxic fumes, and could cause an explosion inside the drain!
Vinegar and baking soda
While it’s not dangerous, placing the two in a sealed container can cause an explosion, since carbon dioxide is trying to escape.