In a time when panic buying is wiping out many supplies, a warning is being issued by first responders that it’s not a very good idea to mix some cleaning supplies while trying to stay protected against COVID-19. For example, mixing bleach and vinegar will produce a chlorine gas which could cause you to experience breathing problems. Other bad combinations include:
What about mixing bleach and rubbing alcohol…? That result produces a chloroform which is highly toxic.
Mixing bleach and Lysol produces a toxic gas which can irritate lungs.
And what about a combination as simple as hydrogen peroxide and vinegar…? The result is a highly corrosive acid.
The bottom line, when trying to come up with a one-two punch for a cleaning supply…always be sure to read labels on all chemicals before mixing.