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Discussion in 'Other Substances' started by saije, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. saije

    saije Member

    I was wondering whether the industry grade dish sanitizer solution we have as work could be categorized as an inhalant. I noticed recently that the smell really appeals to me and I'll often smell the dishes that are pulled out of the santizer. My co-workers laugh and say "I'm addicted to the fumes" from the three compartment sink and now I'm nervous. I don't notice any "high" afterwards but the smell is... very appealing. Is it possible that the solution is an inhalant?
  2. FuZyOn

    FuZyOn Community Champion

    Not really sure, but I don't think it is. I love the smell of gas, it's very appealing but I wouldn't consider it an addiction, it's just a pleasant smell. You probably don't consider yourself addicted to cologne even though you enjoy smelling it, right?
  3. Tsky45

    Tsky45 Community Champion

    I think it was made for you to like the smell. The idea is not to inhale it on purpose. You don't want to keep sniffing the stuff. Things like dish or laundry detergent will have to give out a pleasant smell, because no one want's something funky on there dishes.
  4. xTinx

    xTinx Community Champion

    It could be an inhalant but dish sanitizers generally don't have a smell as strong as that of gas or aerosol, so it may not be the kind of substance you think it is. It just happened to have a strong smell that drew you in. You will know if it's an inhalant if your lungs start having spots after constant inhaling.
  5. Shenwil

    Shenwil Senior Contributor

    I wouldn't class it as an inhalant. There are so many things that I enjoy smelling and I wouldn't class them as inhalants. Plus it does not have any adverse effects on your mind or your body.
  6. vegito12

    vegito12 Community Champion

    Diesel and petrol can be easy to be addicted to as the smell can be nice for some people sometimes but in the long term it can make the person addicted and also it can be bad for the body and also the nose may like the smell which can be hard to ignore in the long run. It is something that people may think is nice as some people may be in the wrong crowd and also the mind can be confused sometimes as the person does not know what they are doing, and it can affect them for a long time. I hope that people don't get addicted to anything that they can inhale in their body which can make them think about the consequences and also what they can do to others which will make them think about making right choices.