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Acids and Bases in Houshold Items

Summary: Acids and bases in household products give them their cleaning power, but have dangerous chemical properties that can physical harm.
Acids are corrosive chemicals that are used in a variety of household cleaners. Even in household items, the acids and bases have the same dangerous properties like they have in the factories. The following are common types of household cleaners that have acids and bases in them. Examples of acids, acetic acid (vinegar), citric acid (lemon juice), and ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and examples of bases: magnesium hydroxide (antacid), potassium hydroxide (soft soap), and sodium hydroxide (oven cleaners). Bases are also corroding chemicals that are used for household cleaners. Drain cleaners, oven cleaners and bleach are all common household cleaners that have mild bases in them. Ammonia is also another household cleaner which has a stronger base than normal and it can cause skin, and eye burns, and it is toxic to health if it is inhaled. Ammonia should never be mixed with bleach...

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