June 8 Update from the Princeton Health Department
Many people rely on mixing common household cleaning products to disinfect their homes in a viable and cost effective manner. Now that public spaces and places are seeing more activity, businesses are doing the same in their offices and retail spaces. Disinfecting public and personal work spaces will become more important as more interactions occur in them.Bleach is one of the most used and misused disinfectants available to people. Bleach’s disinfecting properties make it an ideal cleaner, it is dangerous to mix bleach with other cleaning products because of the chemical reactions that can result. Some of these reactions can even be fatal. Remember, your SAFEST option is to read and heed the safety warnings and directions on ALL cleaning products you intend to use.We have identified some of the more common mixing mistakes in the photo. For a more complete list and information directly from the CDC, click this link.