Spray can with dry shampoo left in hot car EXPLODITE and shatters the sunroof before it lands at 50ft away
Spray can with dry shampoo left in hot car EXPLODITE and shatters the sunroof before it lands at 50 feet away
- The woman from St. Louis, Missouri placed pictures on her Facebook page on Thursday
- Photos are shown in the car of her daughter who has suffered considerable damage
- The sunroof was shattered and the console was burned and broken
- Christine Debrecht says spray cans with dry shampoo explode on a hot day
- Spray can contains propellant gases that are flammable when heated
A woman from Missouri says a bottle of dry shampoo exploded in her daughter's car after it was left there on a hot day and blown through the sunroof before landing at about 50 feet.
Christine Debrecht of St. Louis placed pictures on her Facebook page on Thursday with the damage in the car of her 19-year-old daughter Josie.
"It was hot yesterday and the can exploded," wrote Debrecht on her Facebook page.
& # 39; It blew the console cover off its hinges, shot through the sunroof, and went high enough in the air to land about 50 feet away.
The image above shows the inside of a car after a spray can full of dry shampoo exploded on a hot day
The heat pushed the can through the sunroof and shattered it (as seen above) before it landed about 50 feet away
The image above shows the spray of the Equate Beauty dry shampoo that exploded
"I just want to remind you (and your children) of the warnings for products you may use.
"Do not leave aerosols (and especially dry shampoo, as this seems to be a problem with some brands) in your car!
"I am so grateful that no one was hurt."
Debrecht placed an image of a green bottle of dry shampoo produced by Equate Beauty.
Christine Debrecht (above) warns others of the dangers of leaving beauty products in hot cars
Equate, once an independent brand, was taken over by Walmart, where it is now sold.
According to the product page on the Walmart website, Equate's dry shampoo contains ingredients such as propane, butane, isobutane, chloride and phenethyl alcohol.
The green bottle that can be seen in Debrecht's Facebook post contains a label warning for its "extremely flammable" nature.
"Container can explode if heated" is stated in the warning on the spray can.
Propane and butane are chemicals that act as propellants – meaning they help push away the liquids stored in a spray can.
When heated, these chemicals become extremely flammable.
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