Ammonia & Ammonium compounds
- Used in a wide range of household cleaning products like window cleaners, drain cleaners, toilet cleaners, bathroom cleaners, multi-surface cleaners, glass cleaners, and stainless-steel cleaners, it is an inexpensive and effective cleaning chemical.
- It gives a sparkling, streak-free finish, removes soap scum and fungus and can disinfect household appliances while removing dirt and stains.
- However, mild exposure to ammonia and its compounds may irritate and corrode the lungs, nose, mouth and eyes.
- Repeated or prolonged exposure to vapours may cause bronchitis and pneumonia.