What is it?
Invisible, volatile substances found in common household products, e.g., felt tip markers, spray paint, air freshener, typewriter correction fluid, butane, computer cleaners, glue. Includes more than 1,000 products that are harmful when inhaled.
Huff, Rush, Whippets, Gluey,
How is it used?
Inhaled through nose or mouthHuffing inhalant-soaked rag stuffed in mouthInhaling from balloon with nitrous oxideSniffing or snorting the substance from a container or dispenserInhaling fumes from substances in a bag
How does it affect the body?
Slight stimulation, feeling less inhibition, loss of consciousnessDamages sections of brain controlling thinking, moving, seeingSlurred speech, loss of coordination, euphoria, dizzinessLong term use may cause damage to nervous system and organsSudden sniffing death may occur from suffocation or asphyxiation