Which cleaning product has ammonia? Window cleaners, floor polishing waxes, furniture polish, drain cleaners, toilet cleansers, bathroom cleaners, multi-surface cleaners, glass cleaners, oven cleansers and stainless-steel cleaners all contain ammonia.
Do cleaning products use ammonia? Ammonium hydroxide – commonly known as household ammonia – is an ingredient in many household cleaning products used to clean a variety of surfaces including tubs, sinks, toilets, countertops and tiles.
Is ammonia in cleaning products harmful? Many cleaning supplies or household products can irritate the eyes or throat, or cause headaches and other health problems, including cancer. Some products release dangerous chemicals, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Other harmful ingredients include ammonia and bleach.
What should not be cleaned with ammonia? If used for laundry, never mix it with bleach, and do not use it on silk or wool fabrics; it can eat away at the natural fibers. Never use it on gemstone or pearls; it can break down the natural finish. Don’t use ammonia as a floor cleaner for no-wax floors. Over time, the ammonia can cause damage to the floors.