Ammonia

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Ammonia can be irritating to the eyes and skin, and can be severely iritating if inhaled. Toxic to Aquatic life

Ammonia is a substance that is industrially produced and also occurs naturally in small quantitiesi. Ammonia is often used in cleaning products as it helps to dissolve soil particles in water which allows for cleaner surfaces. Not only can Ammonia be irritating to the eyes and skin, it can also be severely irritating to the respiratory tract if inhalediii. Ammonia is also a concern for the environment as high levels can cause the death of aquatic organismsiv.

 

REFERENCES:

i)  THE FACTS ABOUT AMMONIA

iii)http://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn/chemistry-now/chemistry-of-household-cleaners

iv)Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia - Freshwater (2013)

INCI Name Ammonia
Ingredient Origins Nitrogen
EWG Rating 4 - 6
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