Paradichlorobenzene is a volatile white crystalline solid with a wet solid surface and a penetrating Mothball odor. Paradichlorobenzene is commonly found in Mothballs, Moth Flakes, Toilet Bowl Deodorizers and Diaper Pail Deodorizers.
Inhalation of Paradichlorobenzene vapors may result in headaches, swollen eyes, a stuffy head, anorexia (loss of appetite), nausea, vomiting, and throat and eye irritation. Symptoms from ingestion include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, liver and kidney damage, and a reduction in the oxygen-carrying capacity of red blood cells.
Products containing Paradichlorobenzene should be disposed of as a hazardous waste should be disposed of as a hazardous waste.
Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
If you are a resident of Clark County or one of its cities, you may dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste products at any of the following HHW collection programs. Business-generated hazardous waste will not be accepted.
Eligible senior and citizens with disabilities who are unable to transport HHW to a collection site or event may call (360) 397-6118 ext. 4352 to see if they qualify for a free home pick up.
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