Common hazardous ingredients
Formaldehyde, isobutane, methlyene chloride, naphthalene, o-phenylphenol, p-dichlorobenzene, pine oil, propane.
Harmful to lungs if inhaled in high concentrations or for prolonged periods of time. Solid fresheners may be poisonous if eaten. Flammable. Air pollutant.
Follow label instructions.
Store in a locked cabinet or out of reach of children and pets and away from sources of heat or flames.
Best: Use up or give away. Dispose of empty, nonaerosol containers in the garbage. Empty aerosol cans can be recycled with steel cans.
Second best: Take to a hazardous waste facility or collection event.
Third best: Dispose of solid leftover product in the garbage.
- Locate the cause of the odor and take action at the source.
- Open windows and doors for at least a few minutes every day.
- Correct moisture problems with home repairs such as adding vents and vapor barriers and making sure water is draining away from the house.
Find recipes to make your own air fresheners and deodorizers.