This Is The Terrifying Reason Why You Should Never Leave An Aerosol Can In Your Car

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We all know that aerosol cans can cause significant damage to the ozone layer. But did you know that they can also be particularly destructive when left inside a hot car? In fact, on several occasions across the United States, this simple mistake has almost turned out to be deadly.

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Of course, it’s quite likely that most of us store at least one aerosol can in our vehicles at all times. There’s the de-icing spray for whenever conditions get a little too Arctic. Then there’s the flat tire repair foam for whenever we need a quick fix at the side of the road. And there’s even the can of lubricant needed for a motor’s general all-round health.

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