What cleaning products should not be mixed together?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Ever read the back of a bottle of cleaner? Between the multisyllabic chemicals you can't pronounce and the warnings to keep children and pets away from them, it's no wonder many people wind up in the emergency room when they ignore those warnings. One of the most dangerous mistakes you can make? Accidentally mixing ammonia (found in window cleaner) with chlorine bleach (found in all types of cleaners). The result is chlorine gas, which was an agent of chemical warfare in World War I.

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