• National Household Hazardous Waste
  • National Household Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Products Waste

Due the daily routine and domestic cleaning we are using a lot of chemical products, often containing hazardous chemicals. But what happen when you are done with using them and how to proceed with different types of hazardous waste? The information below gives you most important data for each type of hazardous waste.

Corrosive wastes – a battery acid for example. They can cause a chemical action that eats away materials or living tissue.

Toxic wastes - cleaning products, photographic supplies, paints, pesticides, many art supplies are examples. Be careful with because exposure to a small concentration of a highly toxic chemical may cause symptoms of poisoning. Some toxic wastes could be more dangerous than others. Frequently cause illness or death.

Ignitable waste – nail polish remover, charcoal lighter fluid, kerosene, gasoline for example. They can burn easily or can catch fire spontaneously.

Reactive waste – spatter when mixed with water and acids that heat up rapidly for example. cause rapid heating or explosions when react with water, air, or other substances.

Is a product hazardous?
If you are getting stressed reading the rows above, don’t worry – it is necessary to use and store all household products according to label directions, to avoid a harm.

How to waste chemical household products
When we are finished with using a Chemical Household Products usually we just throw them to the trash, but this is dangerous not only for the people, but for the environmental and nature too. Even small quantities form some chemical products can contaminate groundwater rivers, lakes, the soil and the air. So if you want to protect the nature and environment and to preserve your own and yours family health, please carefully follow the indicated on the wrap ways to throw Hazardous Products Waste.