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Overview of Household Hazards

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Also see Rodenticide Poisoning and see Toxicities from Human Drugs and see Plants Poisonous to Animals and see Food Hazards.

Household chemicals (eg, products containing alcohols, bleaches, or corrosives) found in the home represent a risk of toxicosis if companion animals are exposed to concentrates or undiluted products, but casual exposure to areas in which these compounds have been used appropriately rarely causes any serious problems.

Last full review/revision May 2013 by Sharon M. Gwaltney-Brant, DVM, PhD, DABVT, DABT

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