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Dettol mould and mildew remover

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Twinkly5588 · 05/04/2019 10:27

Hi does anyone else use this? I’ve used it before and used it yesterday, spraying on the tiles and grouting. I washed it off after five mins as suggested and then did another spray as some areas were still bot fully cleaned off mould particularly sealant round bath. But boy the smell was still in my nose when I woke up and my nose feels kind of twitchy! I’m freaking out a bit! I did have the whole window open the whole time although initially I closed the door thinking I didn’t want the smell going round the whole house but then I opened it and opened all the upstairs windows too. Could I have inhaled too much of this? What happens if you do?! Hubs says t will be fine as they wouldn’t sell it so casually if it was that toxic! Any advice appreciated! I can’t smell it in the room this morning but could smell it last night. Thanks a milllion!

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TunstallTansy · 05/04/2019 12:21

I've used it for years, I usually leave it on for hours though.

Twinkly5588 · 05/04/2019 13:14

Really? Has it ever made your eye sting briefly?

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TunstallTansy · 05/04/2019 13:17

No! It's strong smelling but I've never had eyes stinging. I don't use it very often, few times a year.

dementedpixie · 05/04/2019 15:30

I also leave it on for hours on my grout. Smells like the swimming pool!

Twinkly5588 · 05/04/2019 15:55

Ha! Yes mine smelt like a swimming pool too! :-) !!

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Twinkly5588 · 05/04/2019 17:56

Went to optician all fine :-) think I’m developing health anxiety in the peri-menopause!!!!

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Giggorata · 05/04/2019 18:16

Nothing else cleans the grout between the tiny little tesseract tiles my shower (what was I thinking.) I leave it on for hours, too and open the bathroom window.
No eye sting.
But if there was, I think I'd still use it.

Twinkly5588 · 05/04/2019 19:09

Yes I have to say that my bathroom looks dulux white!! :-)

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dreichuplands · 05/04/2019 21:24

I leave it on overnight, it does smell like a swimming pool though!

ATowelAndAPotato · 05/04/2019 21:33

The only time I’ve had stinging was when I used it at the same time as another bathroom cleaner (stupid multi-tasking) the chemical reaction was not good! Had to leg it out the room and keep the door shut (window open) for a couple of hours til it cleared.

Whoopstheregomyinsides · 05/04/2019 21:37

I need this - where sells it? My 1 year old bathroom is getting orange grout and Viakill not working!

dementedpixie · 05/04/2019 21:40

You get it in the supermarket. It's in a green spray bottle

Twinkly5588 · 05/04/2019 22:05

A Towel and A Potato, what happened?! Did you see the chemical reactions or just feel them?! My nose still feels irritated! Perfectly normal, a doctor tells me, after this kind of exposure.

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ATowelAndAPotato · 06/04/2019 08:57

Well, I’d like to say there was a noxious green gas cloud, but I couldn’t actually see anything visible. Although to be fair, I couldn’t see anything at all because my eyes were streaming!
Note to self: the warning labels on the bottle tell you not to mix chemicals for a reason!

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