Is the smoke hazardous?

No. The smoke used for this type of testing is non-toxic and non-hazardous, has little odor and creates no fire hazard.  It is manufactured specifically for this purpose.    

The smoke SCU utilizes is commonly used in the industry and while it is not considered harmful, it is recommended to avoid prolonged periods of exposure.  Should smoke appear from a drain or vent inside your residence, open windows and ventilate well to dissipate the smoke.  

Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing

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1. What is Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing?
2. Is the smoke hazardous?
3. Will smoke enter my home or building?
4. What should I do if smoke enters the building?
5. When will sanitary sewer smoke testing crews be in my area?
6. What should I do to prepare for sanitary sewer smoke testing?
7. Can the smoke activate smoke alarms?
8. Do I have to be home during the sanitary sewer smoke testing?