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Toxic Chemicals

One of the most unbelievably toxic chemicals found in the average household is the general-purpose cleaner Formula 409. Among the many virtues not listed on the packaging, it kills just about any household pest or insect, pretty much on contact. (In a fairly gruesome and painful-looking manner, at that, which only adds to the fun.) It’s not quite as strong a solvent as undiluted Pine-Sol floor cleaner, which strips paint and does remarkable things to metal, but it’s still not something you want to get in your eyes, or drink.
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', Geekiness, General | on July 19th, 2007 | Comments Off on Toxic Chemicals