Our Competition is Toxic

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Everybody hates a dirty, smelly bong or pipe. And everyone cleans their smoking devise from time-to-time, whether they want to or not. Obviously, by removing the unpleasant odors and unsightly resin and ash left behind from consuming our favorite weed, the whole experience becomes pleasant and more enjoyable.

However, not all cleaning products and methods are created equal and some are downright dangerous to our health! Below are some facts to help you sort through some of the basic truths and myths found online.

Isopropyl alcohol and epsom salts are a preferred method of cleaning used by many cannabis consumers.

After all, it’s inexpensive, easily accessible and can perform a decent job. Beware, though, that research suggests this may not be the best method and, in fact, can be quite toxic! WeedWipes is an all-natural, organic and most importantly, safe alternative. Please read the facts below.

Isopropyl Alcohol (from Wikipedia)

Properties

Isopropyl alcohol is miscible in water, alcohol, ether and chloroform. It has a slightly bitter taste, and is not safe to drink

Early uses as an anesthetic

Isopropyl alcohol has many negative drawbacks including respiratory irritation, internal bleeding, visual and hearing problems. In rare cases, respiratory failure leading to death in animals was observed

Solvent

Isopropyl alcohol dissolves a wide range of non-polar compounds and is relatively non-toxic.

Laboratory

Isopropyl alcohol provides a comparatively non-toxic alternative to formaldehyde.

Safety

Isopropyl alcohol vapor is flammable and should be kept away from heat and open flame. Isopropyl alcohol has also been reported to form peroxides, which may explode upon concentration. Isopropyl alcohol is a skin irritant.

Toxicology

Isopropyl alcohol acts as a central nervous system depressants. Symptoms of poisoning include flushing, headache, dizziness, CNS depression, nausea, vomiting, amnesia, and coma. Poisoning can occur from ingestion, inhalation, or absorption (drinking, smelling or touching); Use well-ventilated areas and protective gear. (NOT GOOD!)

Isopropyl alcohol NFPA 704 rating is: 2(health), 3(fire), 1(reactant); gasoline is less toxic.
WeedWipes NFPA 704 rating is; 0(health), 1(fire), 0(reactant). Scale of 0-4.

The only thing that got a lower score of 0,0,0 is WATER!!!. Ammonium c. is a 2,0,0.

References

  • The Merck Index (10th ed.). Rahway, NJ: Merck & Co. 1983. p. 749. Logsden, John E.; Loke, Richard A (1999). “Propyl Alcohols”. In Jacqueline I., Kroschwitz.
  • Kirk-Othmer Concise Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, (4th ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp. 1654–1656. ISBN 978-0471419617.
  • Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1922). Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Volume 19. p. 85.
  • Isopropanol. Sigma-Aldrich. 2012-1-19.

Retrieved 7/6/2012. Edited.

WeedWipes cleans resin from almost everything!

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