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Old 09-06-2006, 10:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i was just wondering what will happen if i mix household ammonia with professional drain cleaner (drano). i have a gut feeling that it is dangerous. but i really want to know what happens when i mix a base and an acid.
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As far as I know that would create a toxic noxious fumes that could kill you or at least give you brain damage. If you want to be an idiot and do this make sure you're at least outside...
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neutralization will occur. salt and water will be produced (most likely not regular salt.. hehe...) and yes.. it will fume...

mix vinegar and baking soda and you'll get a similar result.. w/o the toxic stuff...
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Go mix some windex and bleach.
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I have no idea what would happen but take advice from the others.

Have any of you seen the video of the kid mixing alcohol and clorine together in a bottle? Hes shaking it and it goes off in his hand. My friend swears that you can see his hand get blown to bits but i dont think so. Anyone?
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There was a thing back a few years ago where some ammonia and bleach got mixed together in a wal-mart bucket and a lot of people passed out. No fatalities from it because they got the source in time and the people got help, but yeah....crazy stuff
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put some alluminum foil in a bottle of drano and put a balloon over the opening. it will fill with hydrogen. attach a wick, tie, light, release
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neutralization will occur. salt and water will be produced (most likely not regular salt.. hehe...) and yes.. it will fume...
actually if i remember my chemistry both of those substances are basic.
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