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Answered 2010-11-29 17:16:36

Yes, the main ingredient in Drano is sodium hydroxide, a strong base.

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Uses of drano?

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What is the pH of drano?

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Can a person survive after drinking Drano?

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Chemical name for drano?

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Can drano be used in a dishwasher?

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Can you mix bleach and drano?

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Why not use drano in toilet?

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Will drano dissolve cotton?

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