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NYEric

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Last night/early morning in a cleaning frenzy I decided to really clean the shower so I sprayed Scrubbing Bubbles on the tiles, then a cleaner w/ ammonia, then chlorine bleach, then Comet cleanser. As I was scrubbing away, [ maybe 5 minutes], I smelled something burning. I looked around the house and realized what I had done. It was my nose! I opened some windows and the door to let the chlorine gas and chloramides out and after 1/2 hour when I didn't smell it anymore closed up. However, this morning I still smell the chlorine. Have I severely damaged my mucous membranes or just my brain?!? :( I'm hoping none of the plants show symptoms; I think only the Maxilaria tenuifolia was in the path of gas exposure but we'll see.
 

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If you are still alive, count yourself lucky. Many people have died by mixing acid cleaners with ones containing chlorine.
 

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The smell is probably residual on your hands and body and not embedded in your nose. Ask a co worker if the can smell bleach on you.
(Pick a pretty one)
 

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bwester said:
If you are still alive, count yourself lucky. Many people have died by mixing acid cleaners with ones containing chlorine.
Do you mean KABOOM
 
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I can conjure up my own version of a poison gas, but it requires three bratwurst topped with sourkraut and onions. Lethal!

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How is your nose today? I hope your sense of smell won't be permanently damaged, but if you injured the olefacory nerves, it may be a while before they get back to normal.
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