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Old 08-17-2005, 04:00 PM   #1
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Would it be enough to make a bad chemical reaction resulting in fumes of death?
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:01 PM   #2
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Unless you piss oceans, the urine will be heavily diluted in the toilet water. And why clean a non-flushed toilet?
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:01 PM   #3
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No.......... bleach is good. there will be no dangerous reaction......... if you are worried about the fumes........ turn on the air vent or open a window.

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Old 08-17-2005, 04:02 PM   #4
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It's fine. Dump in the bleach and let it sit for a bit. Lots of times there are instructions right on the bleach bottle.
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:02 PM   #5
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No. Next question.


(edit: Although, dumping bleach into your toilet may not be good for your septic system, depending on what type it is)
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:02 PM   #6
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And why clean a non-flushed toilet?
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:02 PM   #7
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Unless you piss oceans, the urine will be heavily diluted in the toilet water. And why clean a non-flushed toilet?
This is purely hypothetical. I didn't think that far into it.
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:05 PM   #8
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Bleach is a bad idea for a different reason: human mistake. People who use bleach tend to just think of it as another cleaning chemical. They start cleaning toilets in the house, and run out of toilet cleaner halfway through one toilet. Then they just grab the bleach and dump it in. Caustic toilet cleaner + bleach = bad idea.
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:15 PM   #9
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As long as you:

a) don't clean an un-flushed toilet
b) flush the toilet once or twice after cleaning

You're good..
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Old 08-17-2005, 04:23 PM   #10
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As long as you:

a) don't clean an un-flushed toilet
b) flush the toilet once or twice after cleaning

You're good..
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Old 08-17-2005, 05:48 PM   #11
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Also, do not leave it in for a long time. Bleach and PVC (most sewer pipes) are not the best of friends in the long run.

NO AMMONIA! Otherwise you are making WMDs without using your butt.
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Old 08-17-2005, 05:50 PM   #12
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huh? who's ammonia?
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Old 08-17-2005, 05:50 PM   #13
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its diluted you are fine
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Old 08-17-2005, 05:55 PM   #14
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Old 08-17-2005, 05:57 PM   #15
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Old 08-17-2005, 06:18 PM   #16
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Just drink the bleach, then pee in the toilet. Kill two birds with one stone....
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pour in the bleach while peeing, it helps mix it up better and aids in cleaning
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Old 08-17-2005, 06:36 PM   #18
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Just drink the bleach, then pee in the toilet. Kill two birds with one stone....
Kill 3 birds: yourself.
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Old 08-17-2005, 06:39 PM   #19
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No. Next question.


(edit: Although, dumping bleach into your toilet may not be good for your septic system, depending on what type it is)
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Old 08-17-2005, 07:02 PM   #20
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Generally not a significant ammount. It's a common misconception that urine contains lots of ammonia. It does, however, contain a lot of urea which doesn't react with bleach significantly.

Personally, bleach is probably the best thing for cleaning toilets - I've found that of all the 100% toilet cleaners and similar products, none are remotely as effective as good old fashioned bleach. Just leave it overnight - and even the grimmest bowl will be shining by the morning.
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Old 08-17-2005, 07:38 PM   #21
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My wife mixed bleach and ammonia one time when I was out of town, the building was evacuated, there were firetrucks and guys with gas masks and really big fans :laugh:
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Old 08-18-2005, 05:07 AM   #22
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Yup. Very bad idea to mix bleach with any other cleaning products.

Mix bleach with acid (lime scale remover) and it fizzes nicely but produces clouds of toxic chlorine gas.

Mix bleach with ammonia and you get the very toxic chloramine gas - this gas is converted into hydrochloric acid and bleach when inhaled - as you might imagine this isn't very good for your lungs.
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Whats wrong with simple toilet bowl cleaner?
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there is no way your piss will have enough ammonia to cause a chemical reaction with bleach
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