Drain Opener

Illegal in Garbage & Drains
Hazardous Waste

For an alternative non-toxic drain opener solution, check out our list of non-toxic solutions here.

Dispose of as Hazardous Waste

Drain openers contain toxic chemicals and must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

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Don't Use in Toilets

Unless the product is specifically designed for toilets, don’t use drain opener in one — it won’t work and may even damage a porcelain toilet.

Ways to Reduce

Try a Homemade Solution

Before you use a heavy-duty drain cleaner, try a homemade solution made from less hazardous substances. Learn how to use baking soda and vinegar to clean and even unclog a drain.