# Lysol and bleach

I mixed Lysol with bleach and observed that the container became very hot. What reaction occurs between Lysol and bleach, and could it be dangerous or explosive?

• I would dispose of it in the cleanest way possible. Keep any fumes away from you and go to the doctor if you start feeling very sick. This may be of some use skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/295/… – ChemBird Jul 23 '16 at 8:14
• This question should stay open. It is not unclear what you're asking. The OP wants to know if $$\ce{Lysol + bleach->bad}$$ We can answer this pretty definitively, and the link to the Skeptics.SE post will help. – Ben Norris Jul 23 '16 at 19:08
• I'm voting to close this question because we have no way to know the particulars of "the" container that the OP mixed and whether or not it will really cause an explosion or injury. As such, as currently worded this is an off-topic medical question. – Curt F. Jul 24 '16 at 4:17
• Rewording it to be about the general results of mixing lysol and bleach, not about any specific container of lysol and bleach, would make it (IMO) on topic. – Curt F. Jul 24 '16 at 4:18
• You have to add the components of you lysol if you want help – G M Aug 24 '16 at 10:40

$$\ce{OCl^- + H2O2 -> O2 + H2O + Cl^-}$$
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