Household products are hazardous if they include ingredients that, during use, storage, or disposal, pose dangers to human health or the environment. A variety
of household products are hazardous. Motor oil, pesticides, oil-based paints, mothballs, flea collars, weed killers, and
some household cleaners may seem like everyday items, but are examples of household hazardous products.
How to determine which household products can be harmful to human health or the environment. ...more
Where are Hazardous Materials Found at Home?
Find out where hazardous materials are found in and around the home. ...more
Learn the many ways hazardous materials affect County residents by accidental poisonings and entering the environment after used or discarded. ...more
How you can protect your health and the environment from toxic materials by
using safer alternatives, reading the label, following precautions, and storing safely. ...more
A list of safer alternatives to potentially hazardous household products, such as air fresheners, cleaners, pesticides, and fabric softeners.
Learn where you can Safely Dispose or Recycle household items, or click on a topic below for more information.