Chemicals and cleaning supplies in Buffalo, NY will always be a part of our daily lives because of the benefits they bring, whether it’s for home, school or the workplace. Even products labeled “green” or “natural,” however, should be scrutinized for possible corrosive or flammable ingredients. The American Lung Association writes about the safety of commercial cleaning products.
Volatile organic compounds
More commonly known as VOCs, these can cause health problems such as headaches and irritation to the eyes and throat and are linked to asthma and other respiratory diseases. They are released into the air when products that contain them are used. Other chemicals that have a similar effect include bleach and ammonia.