Dishwasher tabs contain many harmful chemicals

Surfactants: These substances help break down grease and food residues. If swallowed, they can irritate the mucous membranes and lead to nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Sodium Carbonate (Soda Ash) is a common ingredient for its fat-dissolving and water-softening properties. However, eating or drinking it can irritate your throat and stomach, making breathing hard and causing you to throw up or have diarrhoea. Sodium Percarbonate: When water is mixed with it, hydrogen peroxide and soda ash are released. These chemicals bleach and clean. If you eat it, it can burn your lips and bowels, make you sick, and, in the worst cases, hurt your lungs and blood flow.

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