Nature’s Miracle Stain and Odor Eliminator is great for getting rid of your cats horrible pee smell but leaves behind a strong harsh chemical odor that lingers may potentially cause respiratory tract irritation in some folks, myself included, and believe me it sucks. But you can eliminate that horrible odor and save your lungs in the process. Here’s how.
A mixture of 50% water and 50% vinegar sprayed over the area you doused with Nature’s Miracle will help lessen the effects of the harsh chemical smell of the product. Spray this mixture on the area once a day until the Nature’s miracle smell is undetected. Once dry, lightly dust baking soda over the area. The smell should now be tolerable and safe for your lungs.
How does Nature’s Miracle work?
Nature’s Miracle is a bacteria based formula that produces enzymes that chemically break down cat pee, eliminating the smell at it’s source, discouraging your cat from peeing in the same area again. Hopefully. The product is supposed to leave behind a light citrus fragrance, but many have found that fragrance to be somewhat overwhelming while others have complained about severe respiratory tract irritation.
Is Nature’s Miracle safe to breath in the long run?
According to the Nature’s Miracle material safety data sheet, the are no adverse physical, health or environmental hazards associated with this product. Nor is is listed as having any chronic carcinogenic effects.
However, it does say that this product may cause respiratory tract irritation. This is something I can attest to. Karma had a little accident on my bed and I sprayed some Nature’s Miracle on it and slept with the window closed. When I woke up my throat felt tight and breathing was a tad difficult. This lasted for about 5 days with my symptoms getting better each day.
What are the first aid measures when using Nature’s Miracle?
The msds lists a few first aid measures from being exposed to Nature’s Miracle.
Skin Contact: In case of contact, wash skin with plenty of water. If skin irritation or redness develops, seek medical attention.
Eye contact: In case of contact, flush eyes with plenty of water. If symptoms persist, get medical attention.
Ingestion: If swallowed, Get medical attention.
Symptoms of exposure may include, irritation of eyes and nose, cough and/or shortness of breath.
All of this information can be found in the material safety data sheet for Nature’s Miracle. I have posted screen caps here for your convenience but feel free to do an online search for this document.
How can I use Nature’s Miracle safely?
To prevent yourself from getting ill while using this product, use it in an area where you have plenty of ventilation. Open a window to make sure you have good air flow. Don’t get crazy when using this product. Use it sparingly. Spray a light mist over the pee soaked area and let dry thoroughly. If after a day you still smell cat pee, give it another spraying until you are satisfied that the smell of cat pee is gone. Never use this product in a closed room with no ventilation.
How can I get rid of Nature’s Miracle smell?
If you sprayed Nature’s Miracle on a comforter or another removable clothe, wash it in a washing machine and that should eliminate the smell just fine. If you sprayed it on carpet, you will need to use a mixture of 50% water and 50% vinegar to lightly spray over the area that you previously sprayed with Nature’s Miracle. Spray for a a few days in a row until the harsh chemical smell is gone. Then lightly dust baking soda over the area.
Nature’s Miracle Stain and Odor Eliminator is a great product for eliminating cat pee from areas where your cat may have had an unfortunate accident. To prevent him or your other cats from peeing in the same place again, you will need a product that will break down the urine so that your cat cannot smell it in the future. Nature’s Miracle uses a bacteria based formula that uses enzymes to chemically break down your cats urine so that your cats cannot smell it in the future. It works perfectly for this purpose but the product can leave behind a harsh chemical smell that can cause respiratory irritation and shortness of breath in some individuals. By using this product in a well ventilated area, and then using a mixture of water and vinegar followed by a light dusting of baking soda, you can prevent any adverse health effects for you and your family.