Room Spray FAQs

1. What is the propellant used in Air Wick® aerosol Room Spray Air Fresheners?

Air Wick® aerosol room sprays use only filtered air to propel the fragrance in a soft mist.

2. Are Air Wick® aerosol Room Sprays water-based?


3. How long does the product last in the air?

Fragrance longevity depends on how much product is sprayed, the area's ventilation, and the existence of odor in the air prior to using the product.

4. How many sprays are in a can?

In an 8 ounce can, there are approximately 45 four-second sprays.

5. Can the product be used to kill ants and bugs?

No, the product is not meant to be used as insecticide.

6. How should the product be disposed of?

If the can is full, put it in the regular trash.

If empty, the can is recyclable. 

7. Why can't the product be used outside?

The effectiveness of the product would be diminished outdoors since the open air will make the product dissipate more quickly.

8. Is the product safe to be used around children and pets?

Yes, when used as directed, the product can be used around children and pets (except birds). However, this product should not be used directly on pets. Refer to the safely requirements question below for additional information.

9. Is the product safe to be used around birds?

Birds are sensitive to fragrances and have delicate respiratory systems. Therefore, caution should be used when using products such as this around birds. If you have other concerns, please contact your vet.

10. How do I use aerosols?


CAUTION: CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE. May irritate eyes. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid over spraying in confined areas. DO NOT breathe spray. DO NOT ingest. DO NOT spray directly on food. Prolonged or frequent skin contact may cause an allergic reaction. DO NOT spray towards face. CONTAINER MAY EXPLODE IF HEATED. DO NOT puncture or incinerate container. DO NOT expose to heat or store at temperatures above 120°F, as the container may burst. Slippery on hard surfaces. Some hard surfaces may become damp when sprayed. Avoid slips or falls. Spray away from face and body. FIRST AID: If in eyes, rinse eyes with water. Remove any contact lenses and continue to rinse eyes for at least 15 minutes. If irritation occurs, get medical attention. If on skin, wash area with soap and water. If irritation occurs, get medical attention. Discontinue use immediately and get medical attention if a reaction develops. Wash hands after handling. If swallowed, call a Poison Control Center or doctor immediately. DO NOT induce vomiting.