The household products that contain nitric acid include the Cascade Automatic Dishwashing Liquigel and Cascade Dishwashing Detergent Gel, Fresh Scent, according to the Household Products Database of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Cascade Automatic Dishwashing Liquigel is likely to cause vomiting when swallowed.Continue Reading
Nitric acid brings a medium level of health concern because health experts suspect that it causes cardiovascular or blood toxicity, according to GoodGuide. It also potentially causes respiratory toxicity and skin or sense organ toxicity. Ingestion of a product containing nitric acid can lead to adverse affects at low doses.
Eye contact and skin contact with Cascade Automatic Dishwashing Liquigel can cause mild irritation, according to the Household Products Database. Signs and symptoms of exposure include stinging, tearing, swelling, itching and eye redness. Prolonged contact with undiluted material can lead to transient skin irritation. Cascade Dishwashing Detergent Gel, Fresh Scent is toxic when swallowed or put in the mouth. It also possibly irritates the eyes or skin. It should not be combined with other cleaning products, including dishwashing liquids and ammonia, because the combination can produce dangerous fumes. Signs and symptoms of exposure include mouth and gastrointestinal tract irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It can cause stinging, tearing, itching or swelling when in contact with the eyes.Learn more about Cleaning Products
Pouring bleach down the drain is generally not recommended, as bleach is a corrosive substance and can pose a health and safety risk if it combines with other common household products. Chlorine bleach is highly concentrated but poses few environmental and health hazards when used according to the manufacturer's instructions, say authors at New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR).Full Answer >
Like most household bleach products, the active ingredient in Clorox bleach is sodium hypochlorite, a derivative of salt. Clorox bleach begins and ends its life as a mixture of salt and water.Full Answer >
There are several suggested substitutes for commercial dishwasher detergent that use household products you probably have on hand. A combination of equal parts baking soda with liquid dish soap, borax or laundry detergent should give satisfactory results in a pinch.Full Answer >
There are numerous household products that remove hard water spots from glass, including white vinegar, baking soda, toothpaste, dish washing detergent and cola. It is also possible to use commercial products such as steel wool and general window cleaners to effectively remove hard water spots.Full Answer >