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What happens if you mix bleach and urine?

What happens if you mix bleach and urine?

Chlorine gas can also be released when bleach is mixed with urine, such as when cleaning the area around a toilet or when pets stains are cleaned. Both chloramine and chlorine gases are immediately irritating with a very pungent odor, causing watering of the eyes, runny nose and coughing.

Can pee and bleach make mustard gas?

Originally Answered: Can pee and bleach create mustard gas? No. Mustard gas has sulfur in it, so there’s no way to obtain it from urea and bleach. It is true that in principle small quantities of toxic compounds could be created from urine and bleach.

Can you clean human urine with bleach?

Most sites recommend a 1 part bleach to 10 parts water solution in a spray bottle. That 1:10 ratio makes a cleaning solution that is both effective and safe to use. Mop up the urine with a paper towel first, then apply the solution liberally on the area.

Does urine neutralize chlorine gas?

The ammonia in the urine neutralized the chlorine gas. Mustard gas was heavier than chlorine gas, less likely to be dispersed by wind and its effects in the battlefield persisted longer. It has no known uses beyond being a weapon of mass destruction.

Does chlorine smell because of pee?

The toxic chloramines, which are formed during the reaction of chlorine with sweat, urine and body oils, are also what causes the pool “chlorine” smell.

How do you get rid of chlorine gas?

There’s no cure for breathing in chlorine gas. The only treatment option is removing the chlorine from your body as quickly as possible and seeking immediate medical attention to treat your symptoms.

Why does my urine smell of bleach?

Dehydration. Not having enough fluid circulating in the body means the kidneys are more likely to hold onto water, yet release waste products. As a result, the urine may be more concentrated and smell like ammonia. If your urine is darker in color and you’re passing only small amounts of urine, you may be dehydrated.

What does chlorine gas smell like?

When liquid chlorine is released, it quickly turns into a gas that stays close to the ground and spreads rapidly. Chlorine gas can be recognized by its pungent, irritating odor, which is like the odor of bleach. The strong smell may provide adequate warning to people that they are exposed.

How long does it take chlorine gas to go away?

When treated effluent is released into receiving waters, free residual chlorine dissipates rapidly (it has a half-life of 1.3 to 5 hours).