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When you combine bleach and ammonia, the two react to form many toxic products, including chloramine, dichloramine, nitrogen trichloride and hydrazine. But, if the reaction goes through all the way, it forms non-toxic nitrogen. The equation is as followed:
NH3+NaOCl --> NH2Cl+NaOH
NH2Cl+NaOCl --> NHCl2+NaOH
NHCl2+NaOCl --> NCl3+NaOH

NH3+NH2Cl+NaOH --> N2H4+NaCl+H2O

N2H4+2NH2Cl --> 2NH4Cl+N2

I would not recommend it unless you have proper safety equipment, a fume hood and are doing it under supervision of a experienced chemist.
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What happens when you mix bleach and ammonia?

I just had that incident from cleaning, and my lungs started to burn and i started to cough, i think you should stay away from the fumes and drink milk, maybe call a doctor to see what they had to say but now after about like 30 minutes I am okay, so i think everything will be FINE! Chemically wh (MORE)

Why is it deadly to mix ammonia with bleach?

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What happens when you combine bleach and ammonia.?

It will make Chlorine Gas (among other deadly things) That warning is there to protect you. Household bleach has a chemical formula of NaOCl - that is, one atom each of sodium, oxygen, and chlorine. Its chemical name, for the curious, is sodium hypochlorite. Ammonia has a chemical formula of NH 3 , (MORE)

What happens when you inhale ammonia and bleach?

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Bleach and ammonia?

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Can you mix Oxygen Bleach and ammonia?

Oxygen bleach uses hydrogen peroxide instead of sodium hypochlorite, and to my knowledge the two do not react, though I would still not recommend it.

If you wipe a surface with bleach can you then wipe the surface with ammonia-based cleaners after the bleach dries?

This wouldn't be a problem as most household bleaches are based on ALKALINE bases, such as hydrogen peroxide. Ammonia is also an alkaline substance, so won't produce a chemical reaction. However, you should never mix bleach with anything ACIDIC (such as vinegar, lemon juice, acid-based household (MORE)

What happens when you inhale ammonia?

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What could happen to you if you inhale ammonia?

I have done this in my school days in Chemistry lab but i didn't know the seriousness of it.. Ammonia is very harmful colorless gas that can irritate nose, throat, induce coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, pulmonary edema (fluid build-up in lungs) and sometimes fatal.

Do Bleach and ammonia produces Chlorine gas?

No because ammonia and chlorine gas react together, as well as ammonia and bleach. So in other words, you cannot produce a chlorine gas with something that is meant to react to it.

Will bleach and ammonia kill ants?

I'm surprised this has not been answered yet. Neither bleach nor ammonia are apparently more or less effective at killing ants than pesticides. Although, ammonia may have an effect on removing the chemical trails ants leave behind to pick up on later. However, your question is worded in such a wa (MORE)

How do you mix ammonia with hydrogen peroxide for bleaching hair?

Mixing household Ammonia with over-the-counter Hydrogen Peroxide is not recommended. It's best to stop by your local beauty supply store and pick up some regular developer. If you're bleaching hair, choose a 30 volume- cream. 20 volume is recommended for on the scalp lighting.

Does bleach contain ammonia?

No. Bleach can contain a number of substances depending on the type. You should never mix ammonia with bleach; they can react to form a deadly gas.

What will happen if you breathe in bleach?

Inhalation of bleach can cause severe internal damage, including deterioration of the esophagus lining and lungs. Scarring of the respiratory tract can also occur.Exposure to high concentrations of bleach can result in eyes burning, nose irritation and coughing. Exposure to extremely high levels of (MORE)

What substance is formed when ammonia and carbon dioxide are combined?

Firstly, you did not specify dry carbon dioxide or carbon dioxide with water. So, I have explained both conditions: . When ammonia is treated with a mixture of carbon dioxide and water vapour, it combines to form ammonium carbonate (salt). . When ammonia(g) and carbon dioxide(g) are heated to 150 (MORE)

Can you take any medication after inhaling bleach and ammonia?

That sounds like a nasty little mixture. Ther is probably not a great deal you can do about the irritation you wil gett from it. perhaps drinking copious amounts of milk may be helpfull as this wil cause a build up of mucus in the lungs which you will tend to cough up.

What happens when ammonia is mixed with CuSO4?

Then a (very soluble) deep blue colored [Cu(NH 3 ) 2 ] 2+ complex ion is formed. This complex is stronger than the known blue [Cu(H 2 O) 2 ] 2+ (dihydrate) and even stronger than the insoluble white blue Cu(OH) 2 (dihydroxide)

What are the symptoms of bleach and ammonia poisoning?

After breathing in the fumes you will feel severe burning in your nose, eyes, throat and chest. Soon after you will start to have trouble breathing and an irregular heart rate. Shortly after that you will become increasingly dizzy and enter an almost confused like state. You must seek immediate emer (MORE)

What happens when ammonia and baking powder are combined?

If the ammonia is in a water solution, reactions such as those thatoccur with baking powder and water alone would occur, releasingcarbon dioxide. Baking powder does contain dry acids, such asmonocalcium phosphate and sodium aluminum phosphate.

Can you gargle bleach and ammonia?

Bleach is an acid and the 2 combined for a deadly gas so-no. Even to gargle just one of them would cause serious and permanent harm, possibly death.

Is ammonia bleach?

No. There are a number of types of bleach. Ammonia is not one ofthem. Never mix ammonia and bleach. Depending on the type, they canreact to form a deadly gas.

Will bleach and ammonia combo kill spiders?

A mixture of ammonia and bleach will probably kill you , so it will also be harmfull to a spider. Seriously, don't mix any household chemicals to 'make' an insecticide. Please use specific agents that are developed to kill spiders for you own safety.